Costa Rica Digital Nomad Visa Open For Applications

Digital nomad visa Costa Rica
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You have the opportunity to live in one of the world’s most stunning nations if that has always been your desire. The digital nomad programme in Costa Rica has just begun accepting applications.

President Carlos Alvardo signed the digital nomad visa into law last August. It was anticipated that information will be made public shortly after that.

But it took until July 4 of this year to complete the rules due to an unanticipated delay.

When the law was officially signed, President Alvardo expressed his expectation that Costa Rica would profit from the money that nomads spend there. It elevates the nation to one of the select few on the American Continent that provides this sort of chance.

There are a few prerequisites and guidelines you must adhere to in order to qualify for Costa Rica’s digital nomad programme.

You must first complete out an online application with your personal data and a few supporting papers, such as a proof of income. Once your application has been accepted, you will need to pay a $100 government charge, a $90 processing cost, and another price for the visa. The cost of this has not yet been disclosed.

Your digital nomad visa application will be accepted or refused in only a few short weeks, or officially up to 15 days. You must be able to work remotely for a foreign firm, not a Costa Rican one, in order to be eligible.

A minimum monthly income of $3,000 or $5,000 is required for applicants who want to move their families along with them.

You can travel to Costa Rica for one year and reside there if you match the conditions. If you can demonstrate that you’ve been in the nation for at least 180 days, you can request to extend this for another year.

You can import up to two automobiles to use as transportation while you are there, and you won’t have to pay import duties or taxes on the money you earn.

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