Letter of Introduction
Will you need a letter of introduction to open a local bank account?
The answer is, "yes". We will provide it for you.
Which bank should you use? Are they safe?
All of these questions will be discussed &
answered for you in detail.
Costa Rican Corporations
We suggest that our clients consider long & hard about
creating Costa Rica Corporations anymore.
Traditionally, people purchased/created a corporation for the purpose of placing individual assets. The concept behind doing so was to in fact, protect themselves from liability
in the event of a legal issue arising.
For example: A corporation has a vehicle as its sole asset. The driver gets into an accident. The liability is limited to the assets of the corporation. This type of corporation is considered an
Also, if one decides to sell, for example, the vehicle, the owner of the corporation would simply sell the corporation holding this vehicle.
Corporations that are created to operate businesses are called,
and are subject to a much higher annual revenue fee.
It is a judgement call as to whether it is worth it anymore to create an inactive corporation. However, we feel it is still necessary to create a corporation for the purpose of a business.
We can discuss further options available to you at a later date based upon your specific situation.
In Need of a Vehicle or Shipping Your Own?
The last thing you want to own in Costa Rica is a unique car or truck for which parts and service are impossible to find. Parts, service & dealerships are important. Find out what is available locally or get expert assistance from our team as to what type & brand of car is best to purchase here or to ship. Our team does it all for you. . .advises on shipping costs, amount of duty to be paid and local delivery to your new home in Costa Rica. Tell us your needs and you'll receive the best advice & professional services and all for a fair price.
It is worth it not having to do it yourself!
This Information is Needed to Estimate
the Amount of Duty for Vehicles:
1. Make & model
2. Any letters that are on the back of the car, such as "LX" or "EX"
3. Year vehicle was built
4. Automatic or standard transmission
5. 4x4 or 2x4 wheel drive
6. Number of cylinders
7. Gas, diesel or hybrid
8. 2-door or 4-door
9. The VIN number (normally found on dashboard & readable through windshield)
For pickup truck as above, plus:
10. Double, extended or simple cab
11. Number of cc's (very important).
Freight costs are predicated on:
12. Your postal code (to ascertain point of pickup)
13. Your preferred method of shipping: (in a dedicated container,
shared container or if being shipped with your household goods)
Social Security Medical System
We assist in the application process and enrollment
for you & your family.
We are very pleased to assist you in many ways to ensure that your transition to Costa Rica and your new lifestyle
is a total pleasing experience.
Whether it be a case of needing assistance to obtain
a suitable cell phone or to be taken to one of our
major shopping centers or shopping clubs,
we are here to accompany you & assist you
in every way we can. Although this extra service
is gladly offered, in some cases it entails
the use of additional people / man hours.
Contact us directly and let us know how we can assist you
and we will quote you a price for these special services.
A seamless transition for you is our goal.
Our services can be laser-focused & fine-tuned to fulfill your needs.