Archive for Category: Real Estate in Costa Rica

Moving to Costa Rica: Should You Build or Buy Your Home?

If you’re planning a move to Costa Rica…congratulations! You’re about to embark on—to borrow a phrase from Bill and Ted—a “most excellent adventure”. Costa Rica is brimming with beauty and opportunity and that pura vida lifestyle everyone envies. As you plan your move, you’ll need to make plenty of...

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Costa Rica Mandatory Shareholders Registry and What Owners Need to Know

As you know, with the approval of law #9416 and its regulations, you must proceed with the mandatory disclosure for corporations and legal entities, submitting the requested records to the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR). Scheduled of submission deadlines for the corporations for this first submission: To obtain a digital signature card, “firma digital”, interested...

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The New Law About the Corporate Shareholders Registration

Text translated, adapted for English, and taken from the Costa Rican national newspaper La Republica. This article was published on Monday, December 10th, 2018. It was written by Costa Rican lawyer Douglas Soto. For the original Spanish version follow this link: As a mechanism to provide the State...

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