Business Investor Visa

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Costa Rica
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Cost of Living
Expats
Talent Migration

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Costa Rica grants a temporary residency visa under the category of “inversionista”, to foreign-nationals willing to immigrate to the country, who have made an investment.
Required investment amount is USD 200,000 and may be in active business. The permit has a validity of 2 years and may be renewed on the condition that you still keep the investment. For renewal, it must be proved that you have lived in the country at least 6 months per year, continuous or discontinuous.

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DURATION

24 months

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CITIZENSHIP

84 Month(s)

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FEES

150 max.

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P. RESIDENCY

36 Month(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Low

Eligibility Requirements for the Business Investor Visa

6 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • You need to invest the required amount in a business in Costa Rica.
  • You can not work as an employee.
  • You must be of good conduct.
  • You must have a detail business plan.
  • Your company or business should have legal status.

Document Requirements for the Business Investor Visa

15 Document Required

  • Visa Application Form.
  • 2 passport-size photos.
  • Proof of fingerprints record.
  • Original Police Clearance Certificate.
  • Original and photocopy of passport.
  • Proof of consular registration.
  • Original or Certified copy of Birth Certificate (if applicable).
  • Original or Certified copy of Marriage Certificate (if applicable).
  • Detailed description of investments, productive projects or projects of national interest.
  • Original or certified copy of municipality permits.
  • Certification of the insurer, indicating that the company is up to date on the payment of the risk policy or proof of payment original or duly certified.
  • Certificate of legal status of the company.
  • Certified copy of the company's articles of incorporation or original and copy thereof to be confronted by a public official.
  • Certification issued by Authorized Public Accountant proving investment in applicant’s personal capacity.
  • Registration with the Dirección General de Tributación Directa.

Talent Migration data for Costa Rica

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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