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– Hurry, Offer Ends Feb. 28th. – SAVE 20% off the regular price! Don’t put it off another day, get started now, make your deposit TODAY! Time is running out, OFFER ENDS Feb. 28th. Contact me TODAY to enjoy the benefits of Costa Rica Residency at +506-8373-2085 In Costa Rica or 305-906-6784 from the USA We keep the application process simple. In most cases, all you need to do is to provide us with the key documents and be available to be fingerprinted. We do everything else.   See what category fits you best: Click to see Categories Check out our FAQ page here:  crimmigrationexperts.com/faq/ Check out our BLOG page here: crimmigrationexperts.com/blog/ And here to see our client testimonials:...

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Reasons Why You Should Consider Retiring in Costa Rica!

  Reasons Why Retiring in Costa Rica may be the perfect fit for you. Did you know Costa Rica is one of the most desirable places in the World to retire? Many retirees choose to live in the Central Valley of Costa Rica, within a few miles of the capital city of San Jose and its international airport. Shopping, medical facilities, and hospitals are abundant and just a few minutes in any direction. Costa Rica is known for its beautiful natural scenery, year-round excellent climate and friendly people. The majority of retires in Costa Rica come from the USA, Canada, and Europe making this place a unique country of many cultures. So, if you’re thinking of the perfect place to get settled after retirement. You came to the right place as this article identifies some of the many reasons why you should consider retiring in Costa Rica. Stable and Peaceful Environment: For more than 60 years, the country has prospered in the absence of an army. In the entire Latin American region, it is considered to be one of the most stable. There is a strong democracy in Costa Rica with high voter turnout. This makes Costa Rica a worry-free environment to live in as far as property and individual rights are concerned. Growing Economy: According to economic experts, given the current prosperity in the country, its economy is expected to go nowhere, but up in the next years. Climate: Costa Rica has a wonderful variety of climates. From Cartago to Guanacaste, there is a wide diversity of weather to choose from. If you enjoy the warmth, then the beaches are a great location. If you prefer cooler weather, there are many areas in San Jose, Heredia, and Cartago to choose from. Naturally Wonderful: All over the country, you will be able to see mountains, lakes, beaches, waterfalls, and forests, making it a relaxing and picturesque place to enjoy. Expat Community: There is a large and growing expat community. As the baby boomers retire in mass, Costa Rica is a wonderful choice for many retirees. Proximity to the United States: If you are leaving your family in the US, there is no need to worry as flying in and out of Costa Rica will only take a few hours. This is a vacation destination. You might be even overwhelmed with friends and family that would like to come and visit you. Especially, when the snow starts...

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Crime and Safety in Costa Rica

This article is not intended to scare you or make you worried during your vacation however it is important to understand crime and safety in Costa Rica, it will merely lessen the chances of anything negative happening which allows you to enjoy your hard-earned vacation here in Costa Rica. I have lived here for about 20 yrs, and other than maids picking the odd thing up, I have not had any horrific experiences. But, facts are facts. Let’s begin by understanding that Costa Rica is a developing nation and is not quite up to Canada, U.S. or even European standards of policing. Costa Rica is literally in the middle of drug producing countries like Columbia, Peru and Bolivia and the main Consumer, the U.S making Costa Rica a flow through country. With limited funding, the police are understaffed and undertrained by our standards. Because of lack of funds, the prison system is overcrowded and many criminals are on the street when they should be locked up. Petty theft and drug-related crimes are what you need to watch for. The legal system is rather lax as well, which means criminals don’t suffer harsh sentences and are on the street when they should be locked up. Here are a few tips and recommendations: • There are many ATM’s in Costa Rica. You do not need to carry wads of cash on you. If you need to take out a rather large amount from the local bank or are converting $’s to Colones, ask for a sobre “envelope” and have the teller put the money in it behind the counter instead of flashing it around as you stuff it into your pockets. • Keep your cell phone out of site. Carrying it in your hand or in your back pocket is just too much temptation. • Your passports are a valuable commodity and can fetch a high price, so please leave it in your safe and carry a copy on you at all times as that is the law. You need a copy of the page with your photo and a copy of the page with the entry stamp so that they can see that you are not overstaying your visa. • While at the beach enjoying the sun and surf, it is not a wise idea to take valuables with you, unless you have a trusted partner or friend to watch over...

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Vacation Dreams Come True with a Move to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country that exudes that much-needed vacation lifestyle no matter how long you have lived here. From the amazing shoreline with sand in shades of color unseen in other parts of the world to spectacular volcanoes and hot springs where people bathe and soak up the majestic beauty of the country, every day can be a vacation whether you have work to do or you just want to find somewhere to relax and enjoy the scenery.  Nature abounds in Costa Rica, and it’s very easy to drop what you’re doing, find a rental home and make this great country your new home instead of just a short vacation. A Few Places You Should Check Out in Costa Rica When you are considering a move to Costa Rica just to live in paradise or to spend your retirement years in peace and quiet, it may help to discover a few of the best places that paradise offers before cementing your life into a permanent stay. Guanacastea Situated right on the North Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, Guanacaste is a traveler’s dream come true. This is a place where the sun never fails to shine and where you can take time to check out area volcanoes, beautiful hot springs and some of the most beautiful vegetation in the country. You’ll also be able to see some of the local wildlife including monkeys, vibrant birds, and other small animals while having the time of your life. Guanacaste runs all the way to the Nicaragua border where you can cross over and take some time to visit Nicaragua during your stay. If you enjoy the old westerns on television, you’ll like the western themes you’re bound to see in Guanacaste. Jaco If shopping is something you enjoy, then Jaco is the place for you. This town offers some of the best shopping as well as restaurants in Costa Rica. While Jaco is quite popular with tourists, it is also a great place to visit as well as live full time. You can enjoy quiet nature walks or head to the beach to try your hand at surfing and tackle the hearty waves or spend a few hours soaking up the sun. Be sure to take along your sunscreen because the sun seldom ever fails to shine in this part of the world. Many of the tourists as well as locals...

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How to become a resident in Costa Rica before the next Ice Age!

So, now that you have been to Costa Rica a few times and have fallen in love with this tropical paradise, you have decided to make the move to Costa Rica full-time…. That means going through the dreaded “residency” process everyone complains about! Let’s start here. How to become a resident in Costa Rica before the next Ice Age! The residency process for Costa Rica is not unlike, or as complicated as, many other places in the Western Hemisphere. (Try getting a residency status in the U.S. if you are from Costa Rica!) To speed up the process, find someone who specializes in residency and only residency. Yes, any lawyer can help you apply for residency, but few are experts in the field (if the lawyer is an immigration lawyer, it will say so on the business card). Now, let’s think about that. An immigration expert would have gone through the process hundreds of times a year, for hopefully, many years. They would get to know the immigration administrators very well as they are used to seeing them on a daily basis. Would this not be a great plus to have on your side? Processing many applications, a week, your immigration expert would have the paperwork down to a science, saving countless hours of wasted time. The other important thing is the amount of hand-holding that the process demands. Do you really want to try to find the building to get your fingerprints done in downtown San Jose by yourself and try to explain to the police that you need fingerprints for your residence when the officer does not even speak English? Find an immigration expert who will actively take you from door to door for your requirements personally, instead of sending you here and there on your own. You will become frustrated and annoyed just trying to locate the offices you need to go. Let’s move on to choosing which type of residency you would like to have. There are basically 8 main categories: 1. Temporary Residence- Pensionado.  2. Temporary Residence – Rentista.  3. Temporary Residence – Investor.  4. Temporary Residence – Company Representative.  5. Temporary Residence – Spouse of a Costa Rican Citizen.  6. Permanent Residence.  7. Citizenship by Residence.  8. Citizenship by Marriage to Costa Rican Citizen. 1, 2, and 3 are the most common with expats. Requirements; There are 9 basic requirements that need to...

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End of Costa Rica Summer Sale

Start your Costa Rica Residency process with us today and SAVE $200.00! Time is running out, Don’t put it off another day! SAVE $200.00 or more! – OFFER ENDS JUNE 30th. – Make your deposit TODAY to get started. OFFER ENDS June 30th.   Contact me TODAY to enjoy the benefits of Costa Rica Residency at +506-8373-2085 In Costa Rica or 305-906-6784 from the USA Or email me at info@CRImmigrationExperts.com. We keep the application process simple. In most cases, all you need to do is to provide us with the key documents and be available to be fingerprinted. We do everything...

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