Residency Renewal


So now you have your Residency in Costa Rica. Remember, that it is valid only for a certain period of time:

  •  1 year – for “Work Permit” and “Spouse of CR”.
  • 2 years – for “Pensionado”, “Rentista” and “Investor”.
  • 2 – 5 years – for Permanent Residency (depending on the category).

After that you need to renew it. And here we are to help you with it.
Contact us at info@jaroscr.com if your Residency is about to expire.

Required Documents:

  • Your resident card (DIMEX);
  • Your current passport;
  • Proof of continued affiliation with the Social Security (CCSS);
  • Receipt of payment to Government for your DIMEX card renewal ($123 or $98 depending on renewal term & residency);
  • Recent Criminal Background Check (if you left Costa Rica 6 months before your renewal/expire date);
  • Letter proving income of your pension (for Pensionado);
  • Letter of the employer for the guarantee of work permit (for Work Permit);
  • Letter from the bank stating that you have $60 000 USD.

Service Price: $300 USD

Our service price does NOT include:

  • Obtaining legalized or apostilled papers from your country of origin;
  • Obtaining documents from your country of origin to demonstrate ongoing residence eligibility (when applicable);

See If You Qualify For Residency Today!

Temporary residencies and work permits will have additional requirements, typically to show that you still qualify for that residency category. Free Assessment!