Employment in Costa Rica

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To be able to work legally in Costa Rica, it is necessary either to be a resident of Costa Rica (permanent or temporary) or to apply for and obtain a work permit.

Finding a Job

There are a number of large multinational corporations that have operations in Costa Rica. Among these are Intel, Motorola, and Proctor and Gamble. These companies post job openings in Costa Rica on their websites. Additionally, listed below are some online resources for finding a wide variety of jobs in Costa Rica: