Moving to Costa Rica

Understand the rules and regulations that might affect your move to Costa Rica...

Legal requirements to visit or stay in Costa Rica might depend on your nationality, reason for entry, intended duration of stay and even income.

This section guides you through the residency requirements and registration procedures for foreigners wishing to move to Costa Rica.

Bringing pets? Animals also need to have their papers in order! Find out about the documents and medical checks needed to take your pet dogs and cats with you to Costa Rica.