COSTA RICA IMMIGRATION & MOVING EXPERTS
Being Labeled as a "Perpetual Tourist"
The label of "perpetual tourist" is not a status but rather is similar to a condition.
Unlike the 3 statuses previously discussed, a perpetual tourist does not have any legal rights
here in Costa Rica that are afforded to a "cedula" holder.
The perpetual tourist is not guaranteed a automatic 90-day renewal of his tourist status
and as a perpetual tourist, they can be asked to leave at anytime.
They have a great deal of difficulty opening up a bank account, telephone service, cable TV service, etc.,
and must leave the country every 90 days to keep their home country driver's license valid.
The perpetual tourist can purchase a home, cars, boats, etc. here if they wish.
There are lots of things to discuss. . .
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*As each of these 3 statuses are considered temporary, the applicant and dependents are required to physically be in Costa Rica
for a minimum of 1 day every 24 months.
Moving to Costa Rica?
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How does one legally work in Costa Rica?
There are a number of residency statuses
available for which you can apply.
The three statuses of interest to most individuals are. .
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