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Vehicle insurance costs to go up in November
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Vehicle insurance costs to go up in November

L. Arias - October 28, 2016

The National Insurance Institute (INS) will begin collecting mandatory vehicle circulation permits, or marchamos, for 2017 on Nov. 1, and motorists will likely have to pay more than…

Collection of ‘marchamo,’ vehicle circulation fee, starts Monday
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Collection of ‘marchamo,’ vehicle circulation fee, starts Monday

L. Arias - November 22, 2015

The National Insurance Institute (INS) will begin collecting payments next week for mandatory vehicle circulation permits, or marchamos. This year, motorcyclists will pay ₡16.284 ($30) less compared to the…

Waze: Costa Rica among the world’s worst countries to drive
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Newsletter
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Waze: Costa Rica among the world’s worst countries to drive

L. Arias - October 3, 2015

The popular navigation smartphone app Waze listed Costa Rica as the 10th worst country in the world to drive a vehicle in its first Global Driver Satisfaction Index,…

Nearly one-quarter of car owners fail to pay marchamo on time
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Nearly one-quarter of car owners fail to pay marchamo on time

L. Arias - December 31, 2014

At noon today, the National Insurance Institute (INS) Wednesday closed collection at their facilities of the year-end auto registration fee and mandatory vehicle circulation permits, known as…

14 upcoming changes you should know about for Riteve auto inspections
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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14 upcoming changes you should know about for Riteve auto inspections

The Tico Times Staff - December 10, 2014

Costa Rica’s Roadway Safety Council (COSEVI) has published a new manual for mandatory technical vehicle inspections, conducted by the Spanish-Costa Rican company Riteve SyC. A total of…

Regulatory agency rejects increase in vehicle inspection rates
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Regulatory agency rejects increase in vehicle inspection rates

L. Arias - November 26, 2014

The cost of mandatory technical vehicle inspections in Costa Rica will remain unchanged for the next 12 months, as the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) on Tuesday…

Mandatory vehicle inspection agency seeks up to 200 percent increase in prices
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Mandatory vehicle inspection agency seeks up to 200 percent increase in prices

L. Arias - November 21, 2014

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) announced Tuesday that RITEVE SyC, the private company responsible for certifying mandatory technical vehicle inspections, submitted rate hike requests of up to…

Insurance Institute begins collecting marchamo payments this week
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Insurance Institute begins collecting marchamo payments this week

L. Arias - November 10, 2014

The National Insurance Institute (INS) begins collecting payments today for mandatory vehicle circulation permits, known as marchamos, from an estimated 1.2 million auto owners across the country.…

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Traffic Police issue 225 fines to motorists for not paying marchamo

L. Arias - January 2, 2014

Traffic Police officers began issuing fines Wednesday to motorists not carrying the mandatory vehicle insurance sticker, or marchamo. Police issued 105 citations during the first day of 2014…

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Tico motorists to pay 12 percent more for vehicle circulation permits

L. Arias - November 4, 2013

The Costa Rican Insurance Superintendency on Monday reported new prices motorists must pay for mandatory vehicle circulation permits, known as marchamos, for next year. On average, this…