COSTA RICA IMMIGRATION & MOVING EXPERTS

1.  Birth Certificate:  
     a. Either new certified copy or
     b. Original Birth Certificate (must be in excellent condition), certified.
2.  Newly-certified Copy of Marriage Certificate (if married).
3.  RCMP Background Check:    Click Here for Website
4.  Passports of all Applying must contain clear immigration entry stamp for         most recent entry into country.
5.  CRIME has the Limited P.O.A. created, allowing us to represent client at           Immigration.
6.  CRIME Creates Formal Letter of Application for the specific type of legal           status client desires.

Process Flow Chart of Documentation for 
Pensionado, Rentista or Resident Investor Status 
for Canadian Citizens:




Additional Documentation 
Required for Pensionado Applicants:

  7.  Proof of a Pension or Social Security in the minimum                 amount of US$1,000.00/month guaranteed for life.                       Available from your Former Employer or Canada Pension.
  8.  Personal Data for each individual on application.
       Click here to download form
  9.  Photos
10.  Fingerprints

       (#8, #9 & #10 completed here in Costa Rica with our                   assistance).

Additional Documentation 
Required for Rentista Applicants:

Additional Documentation 
Required for Resident Investor Applicants:

11.  Proof of Funds in the Amount of US$60,000 held in a                   recognized National Bank.  The bank states that funds in           the amount of US$2,500.00 are available to applicant if               funds are required. 
12.  Personal Data Sheet for each individual on application.
       Click here to download form
13.  Photos
14.  Fingerprints

       (#11, #12, #13 & #14 completed here in Costa Rica 
        with our assistance).

15.  Proof of an Approved Investment(s) in Costa Rica in               an amount of no less than US$200,000 (may require               additional paperwork depending on type of investment). 
16.  Personal Data Sheet for each individual on application.
       Click here to download form
17.  Photos
18.  Fingerprints

       (#16, #17 & #18 completed here in Costa Rica with our
       assistance).
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Documents in Common Required for Any of the Above Legal Statuses
To be Submitted to Immigration by CRIME on behalf of Client(s).

(#1, #2 & #3 to be legalized at the Foreign Affairs & International Trade Office):          Click Here for Website