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Costa Rica won’t penalize those who overstay visas due to COVID-19
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Costa Rica won’t penalize those who overstay visas due to COVID-19

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 18, 2020

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration will provide foreigners with extra flexibility as countries restrict travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. The agency will not enforce penalties for people…

Costa Rica extends tourist visas for foreigners in country
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica extends tourist visas for foreigners in country

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 17, 2020

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration will provide foreigners with extra flexibility as countries restrict travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. Foreigners who entered Costa Rica on a tourist…

Want a US visa? Be prepared to share your social-media accounts
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Costa Rica
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Want a US visa? Be prepared to share your social-media accounts

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 3, 2019

Are you applying for a United States visa? As part of a new U.S. State Department policy, the application process will now require you to submit the…

Can I still renew my Costa Rican visa through Peñas Blancas?
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Can I still renew my Costa Rican visa through Peñas Blancas?

The Tico Times - November 16, 2015

Update: Nov. 17 12:08 p.m. Channel 7 TV News reported that Cuban migrants blocked the Inter-American Highway Tuesday morning at Peñas Blancas, demanding that Nicaraguan authorities let them…

How long do I have to stay out of Costa Rica to renew my tourist visa?
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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How long do I have to stay out of Costa Rica to renew my tourist visa?

The Tico Times - October 21, 2015

Border runs. They're a pain in the wallet for both perpetual tourists and immigrants waiting for their residency in Costa Rica. But how long do you have…

US visa lottery now open
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US visa lottery now open

L. Arias - October 6, 2015

The U.S. State Department on Oct. 1 opened its annual visa lottery, offering 50,000 permanent resident visas to applicants from selected countries around the world. Those interested in applying…

Critics say US visa program for wealthy foreigners is ‘immigration reform for the 1 percent’
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Critics say US visa program for wealthy foreigners is ‘immigration reform for the 1 percent’

Jerry Markon | The Washington Post - August 28, 2015

With immigration a hot topic on the U.S. presidential campaign trail, unions and immigrant advocates are focusing attention this week on a federal visa program that they…

Costa Ricans soon won’t need visas to travel to Peru
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Costa Ricans soon won’t need visas to travel to Peru

The Tico Times - July 3, 2015

Costa Ricans looking to visit Machu Picchu and try Peruvian ceviche are getting good news. Costa Rican Foreign Minister Manuel González and his Peruvian counterpart Ana María…

Costa Rica’s La Sele dodges visa scare before friendly in Orlando
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La Sele
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Costa Rica’s La Sele dodges visa scare before friendly in Orlando

The Tico Times - June 25, 2015

It wasn't a red card that was threatening Costa Rica's chances in Saturday's men's national team match against Mexico, but a "green card" issue that could have kept…