LoCoworking in Samara is an ideal destination for digital nomads because of its high internet connectivity combined with a warm climate and outdoor adventures like surfing and hiking.
Remote workers can obtain a permit to stay for one year in Costa Rica, extendable for one additional year. They will also have the possibility of opening local bank accounts and can drive in Costa Rica using their country’s license, among other benefits.
The law has been signed by the President Carlos Alvarado on August 11th, 2021.
Requirements for Costa Rica’s digital nomad visa :
Proof of a stable monthly salary, fixed income or a average monthly income, during the last year, for an amount equal to or greater than $3,000. If the applicant chooses to request benefits also for their family group, the income may be combined with a spouse or one of the other family members and must in that case reach the sum of $4,000. In either case, it must be income that can be continue to be received even if the person is not in their country of origin.
Obtain a medical insurance policy that covers the applicant throughout their stay in Costa Rica. The General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners will determine the conditions or minimum coverage that this policy must have.
Make a one-time payment for the granting of a non-resident visa, as a Worker or Remote Service Provider. The amount has yet to be determined.
Any other requirement derived from the General Migration Law and Immigration Law No 8764.