Visa & Residency Guide

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🇨🇷 Costa Rica

Long-stay Visa

The Rentista

Visa Information

Person of independent means visa (Rentista) Costa Rica grants a temporary residency visa under the category of “rentista”, to foreign-nationals willing to immigrate to the country, who have a regular monthly income of at least US$2,500 from a guaranteed source for two years.

Employment requirements

The program is aimed at any foreigners who renders paid services remotely using computer technology, telecommunication or analogous means and whose services are provided outside of Costa Rica

School Information

Yes, there are a lot of international school in Costa Rica. Homeschooling is not allowed in Costa Rica.

Income requirements


Covid Travel Info

Current Travel Restriction: COVID-19 test (72h)

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Detailed Information

To apply for the The Rentista you need to consider the following requirements.

  • Insurance: No requirement

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Costs: $250

  • Income: $2500/month

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