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NOTE: We recognize that there are many more information online
inclusive at the official site of the local USA Embassy located nearby your city country.
Our directions might or are kind of pass date, so make sure of understanding
that it needs to be updated.
Read it if you really need to precede, otherwise keep searching for fresh
information. As today the locals laws have 0 tolerance for mistakes or miss
behavior once inside this nation's land
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The is no need for anyone to be asking anymore, the answers are in this
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NOTE: Requirements have changed and now they are more difficult to meet.
Make sure to spend at least fifteen days as tourist and get to know the area
benefits, and un-benefits.
Know the laws already in place, ask your lawyer.
Also for reasons of legal process, make sure to bring a birth certificate apostille documents in
in Chicago, Texas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Washington, India, Spain, France,
All by your head state department, a police record also apostille by the respective
The citizenship in Costa Rica it is not easy task, you must earn it before,
take in consideration about marriage.
It is not the right way to do business in this country, so don't let anyone fool you,
investors must first check with the bar of law or
(Colegio de abogados )
" The lawyers bar" in order to make sure that the particular lawyer that some recommended is not fake ever,
check one hundred percent credentials, don waste the money in advance and loose it all without a profit.
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All documentation legally from your hands must be legal translated
to Spanish by a certified professional, check with the consul person from
this country at your country location for details, sealed or stamped.
Facts about this magnificent American land.
Those completed paper work for residence, you have to go back to your
country, over you lived the last tree years priory, and get a birth certificate,
police records, authenticated by the state secretary over in USA Or Else, and
after those documents are ready bring them to the consulate of this country, get
the approval, followed with in maximum of tree month, bring them with you to
Costa Rica a and apply to "Cacilleria de la Republica"
for your police record
overhear, next to the immigration, carrying also six passport Photos and a
recommendation letter asking the national official to consider your application.
Remember you must be willing to deal with a totally different society of yours,
while living with us, so better have a real reason for applying for a legal
Many layers are available for legal helps and their services price
can be negotiated.
In United States for Some Answers For The USA citizens, The following addresses
and Consulates belonging to this country are specified below at the end of this
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Our flag was made after the flag from France and it took only one night and a cup of coffee to think about it.
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b. You must make a copy of your passport with entry stamp and have it certified.
Carry it instead of the original, alone with the original, so you let it in the
c. Use the Government prepaid phone call cards ICE (electrical national company
) to call the USA.
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They are easy to use and inexpensive, so you save a lot of
money in the hotels, they will charge a lot anyways.
d. Bring your own personal protection from your home living places, it is very
difficult to find other manufactures & in many cases, they only one manufacturer
called Durex Brand or something comparable.
A majority still use 110 voltage in their homes, not 220, and they usually use
semi-automatic washers or wash their clothes by hand?
* 0.1% have ever seen snow (except on television) or have never felt a cold
temperature below 30 Weather
Broadcasting Degrees F
* 40% never been to their Province of Limon, and 75% of ever done tours trips or just city travel around
their own country? When asked why, they answered because of lack of money or
resources, or because they are too busy.
* The cities with the most important history are:
because Captain Morgan ( Sir Henry Morgan the famous Pirate stole their
Golden Bells in the 1600's or sixteen century,
Tour To The City Cartago
Because it was the Costa Rican's first National capital, Barrio El
Tours & Trips To Meet Carmen in Puntarenas
Because it holds the Fray Casiano de Madrid (Saint Priest) history as Costa
Rica's Miracle children needing a home, food and education, Trop To Beaches in
Guanacaste, because it is the most growing business state, and Jaco beach
because it's the fastest growing tourism town.
*Learning about the most Ticas And Tico Peoples do not use doorbells or
knock usually, but instead they call out "Oooooooo-Paaaaaay" which means "Hello,
Is Anybody Home?" or if they know you personally, they will call out your name
or whistle (or both). A lot of people who are yelling out "Oooo-Paaay" are
salespeople or persons needing food or money for their families.
* The famous Spanish word ' Mae ' use to mean " dumb or stupid " in
translation and was pronounced ' Mau-hay ', but nowadays in this paradise, it
means " Hey Buddy or Hi, My Friend " and it is pronounced ' My '. Anyone in
overhear will probably hear this word several times a day, boy we don&'t like
* The very first Central American nation to ever plant bananas.
* Such a marvelous place contains 5% of the earth's oxygen?
* According to 'The Society of Incentive and city travel executives tours ', it is the number one
destination for ' incentive travel '.
*Costa Rica has been recognized and awarded before as the " Best Latin
America Tourist Destination, Best Destination for Honeymoons (Culture), Best
Destination for Tourism from the U.S., Best Destination in the World for
Adventure Tourism, and Best for Ecotourism, and World's Top Tourist attraction.
* The town of San Geronimo has the oldest, largest wooden bridge
* The Jade Museum ( Museo del Jade ) located at San Jose, home to the
largest collection of American jade in the world.
* The crater of Poas volcano is one of the largest in the world? and over
200 identifiable volcanic formations have been found. The 5 most popular
volcanoes are the Irazu Volcano ( largest and on a clear day you can see both
the Atlantic and Pacific oceans from the Irazu, Poas Volcano, the Arenal (the
most active in the world), the Rincon de la Vieja, finally the Turrialba.
* When John F. Kennedy last visited it in 1963
Irazu Volcano erupted after being dormant for 20 years?
* It's one of the ten rainiest countries on earth with annual rainfall
averages of 100 inches nationwide ( some mountainous regions get as much as 25
* well know like, also referred to as the " The America's Switzerland ".
* 10% of the internal budget is used for public health matters, the
nation has excellent healthcare?
* most of the Water is safe to drink in all of it's cities.
* The National Geographic says that La Garita of Alajuela has one of
the three best climates in the
World. It is located in the Central Valley.
More than 50% of the people live in the Central Valley.
e. Keep Small bills for the Taxi Drivers, they never have change or maybe
they hide the change, because they are in business of keeping the change.
f. Like anything else in Life Negotiate with the ladies.
Try of never pay their asking price in if any love affair.
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Check the NY instead, because Boston might be closed
7777 Forest Lane. Ste. C-204
Dallas, TX 7523
Tel.: (972) 566-2871 Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m. CST
Fax: (972) 566-7943
Consul: Dr. Jaime Davidson
Request for further information
The Embassy in Chicago is in charge
3567 E. Sunrise Drive, Ste. 235
Tucson, AZ 85718
Tel.: (520) 529-7068
Fax: (520) 577-6781
Costa Rica at mission-trust .com
Carmen Bermidez, Consul
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The facts Puerto Rico 1413 Avenida Fernandez Junco, Suite 2-D
San Juan, facts Puerto Rico 00909
Tel.: (787) 723-6227
Fax: (787) 723-6226
consulate pr at Costa Rica-embassy .org
Consul: Mario Vega Monday - from Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
It covers Puerto Rico. We can't be hold responsible, official or sure
if the names, addresses, e-mails or telephone numbers are accurate and
correct, on fact, They Don't update their information.
We need answers to many questions and concerns on how to acquire the legal
residency of Costa Rica:
The answer is always the same, forget about checking websites or blogs,
discussions groups or else.
Check with the local consulate or embassy in your country, grab the phone
book and find it, call them or e-mail the right person.
In EUA, USA these are the contact directions available till now,
contacting them is the right way to go.
All are General Consulates and located In North America, with General
Information, By Appointments Only, about concerns on public attention make
sure all requirements have been met, when requesting services: powers of
attorney, another notary issues, must contact the Consulate
1870 The Exchange, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30339
Tel.: (770) 951-7025
Fax: (770) 951-7073
Consulate ga at Costa Rica embassy. org
Consul General: Emilia Trejos
Consul: Rodolfo Rodriguez
Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina
Chicago | Illinois
203 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 1312
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel.: (312) 263-2772
Fax: (312) 263-5807
crcchi@ aol. com
Consul General: Juan Salas Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, South
Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin
2112 "S" Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel.: (202) 328-6628
Fax: (202) 234-6950
consulate @costarica- embassy. org
Consul Rolando Madrigal, General
Consul: Roberto Avendano
Carmen Mora de Carvalho, Vice-Consul
Elizabeth Rodriguez, Minister Counselor
Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday - Friday 2 :00 pm- 5:00 pm pm
US States, specially Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia and
3000 Wilcrest, Suite 112
Houston Texas, TX 77042
Tel: (713) 266-0484
Fax: (713) 266-1527
consulatecr@ juno. com
General: Sergio Valverde, Consul
Consul: Angela Zuniga, Dania Garcia
Monday - Friday 9 am - 1 pm
Colorado, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska.
1605 West Olympic Blvd. Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tel.: (213) 380-7915 and (213) 380-6031
Fax: (213) 380-5639<
costaricaconsulatela @ hotmail. com
General: Ricardo Gonzalez, Consul
Consuls, Paula Coto, Percy Calvo.
Agent: Cynthia Solis
Monday - Fri 9:00 am 1:00 pm
Alaska, Southern California, Utah, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada,
1101 Brickell Avenue, Suite 401-N
Miami, Florida 33131
Tel.: (305) 871-7487
Tel.: (305) 871-7485
Fax: (305) 871-0860
Consulate_mia @costarica-embassy. org
General: Oscar Camacho, Consul
Consuls Deida Ma. Monge, Kattia Saborio, Susie Jimenez
Monday - Friday 9 am 1 pm
For South, ( Dade County) Middle ( Broward County) and North Florida
General Information: 2 Canal Street, Suite 2334
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Tel.: (504) 581-6800
Fax: (504) 581-6800
consulcrno@ hotmail. com
Consul, Joanne Leigh Monday to Friday 10 am 2 pm
Territories, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas,
80 Wall Street, Suite 717
New York, New York 10005
Tel.: (212) 509-3067
Tel.: (212) 509-3066
Fax: (212) 509-3068
costaricaconsul@ yahoo. com
Main Consul: Alejandra Solano
Assistant: Jorge Zuniiga
Monday's & Fridays Fri 9 a.m. 2 p.m.
Covering Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New
York, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Massachusetts
It has been closed for a while, instead for your inquiries, the General in
Miami can do the job.
3356 South Xenia Street
Denver, CO 80231-4542
Tel.: (303) 696-8211
Fax: (303) 696-1110
cronsul@ msn. com
Consul: Tito Chaverri
Mon to Fri 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
At San Francisco
P. O. Box 7643
Fremont, CA 94537
Tel.: (510) 790-0785 ( 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 afternoon)
Fax: (510) 792-5249
consulsfo@ hotmail. com
Consul: Manuel Escoto with an appointment
refer to the Consulate in advance
It covers: Montana, Washington, Northern California, Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming
you know that many Costa Ricans work just to get by? Their salaries per week
are comparable with that of a restaurant worker salary in the U.S. And when
they get to meet a tourist
This is because country is the most visited place in Central America with
a $1.9 billion/year tourism industry.
More than 50% of the tourists who
visit it are from the U.S.
*It is one of very few with real ecotourism and is one of the most
biologically diverse nations in the world!
*Did you know that this country, when an investor, student, or missionary tourist decides to live
and share their life style with the citizen peoples (& get to know them
better), They earn the respect in between the local citizens.
And they are very interested in learning English as a second language, in
fact, they think it is urgent!
If you don't speak it when you already have
been living abroad for awhile, and they notice it, they will ask you why are
you not yet speaking their language.
If you speak English, they will always be asking you to teach them your native tongue, especially to their
*Did you know that everything is put off to do tomorrow and that "
particular day never arrives "! So, don't bother expecting answers of why
someone never showed up to your home, etc.
Because they do not know why...it is just a tradition "cultural culture".
*So far people pass the majority of their time making lines for almost
every transition they must do, it is not worthy to push, because it is their
style of life and that is the way it is. Patience is a key factor's land!
*A tradition is to celebrate a whole Holy Week in March / April (for
Easter). Most business are closed and no l.i.q.u.o.r drinks is sold ( by law).
* A majority of the people have breakfast with coffee decaff or with a orange juice
*A fact that the Grandparents receive a special treatment because they get
to raise their grandchildren at their family's homes until they die.
* For young peoples today is that they hold long-term relationships at an
early age, and some them to conceive at under 22 years of age.
*Government assistance for families (welfare) do not exist in full and
they must work, or their parents are responsible to feed them and provide
*Almost 85% of the Ticos and Ticas use a cell phone to communicate with
friends, mainly using text messages.
*If a person from another country is found in between local people, this
person is called "Gringo" (man) or "
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(Woman), even if the language is not from the U.S. But they say it with
care and love, and is not considered mean or rude.
* AS visitor is honorable to recede in between Ticos, and the new person
gets the best treatment and respect with consideration.
Did you know that the city halls are Local Authorities, but without
decisions, they rely on the Central Government.
In another words, these local governments are only for representation
of democracy and their employees get paid just to collect local taxes
and maintain the city roads and business directories under taxable control.
*Control about prices is not in place jet. Products may vary from one
business to another in a big way.
*As a businessman or woman you are allowed to open your own business and
work, even if you are from another country. But, as a stranger you are not
allowed to work for a company as an employee.
* Get to know that more than 90% of this habitants never hold Euro money
in their hands? Even further, they do not even know what it looks like.
*100% of the country know to deference the English language from other
languages, plus they love the Dollar coin and they also track the U.S.
president's name and the music available
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*The women have more rights that the men, and if a woman affirms that a man
did wrong in any way to her, he gets arrested and he also has a big chance
of loosing his pertinences, in many cases his freedom too.
*90% of ticos want to visit the U.S. and just for the curiosity of
visiting. But, only two per cent get that dream to come true.
*Did you know the local ladies love the sound of the Italian language and
in many cases they prefer an Italian boyfriend rather than a local male?
*It is a Catholic religious territory, and it is the general tradition.
However, still some citizens that change to other religious tendencies, as
they are unsecured of themselves.
Many of them have lack trust from religious leaders in associations
or churches other than Catholic around, so many people come back to
the main Catholic church.
*Fact is that today are not many places they can go and enjoy a new movie
(Around 60 movie theaters do exist), so they usually see DVD's movies at
home with friends and family.
* Less than 5% have their own personal computer with internet, and the
other 95% go to local internet cafe businesses?
* 99.9% graduate from high school, it is the most educated country in
Central America's region?
* Half are in credit card debt and not a second chance to rebuild that
credit score ever without to pay off their debt?
A. Bring Small Trinkets ( Gifts )for the Beautiful ladies, They love Tiny
gifts, for example souvenirs, from the States.
*Fast food is not a plus for these people.
Nota: Las leyes cambiaron y ahora los
requisitos son mas complicados.
Hechos que nadie se tome el tiempo para decir lo
sabia, apréndalo en solid site con lujos ys detalles hoy en este lugar de la