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COSTA RICA - AN EXPATRIATE GUIDE
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The Expat Focus guide to expatriate life in Costa Rica can be found at
The guide contains the following sections:
Climate & Weather
Costa Rican Culture
Residency Issues & Documentation Required
Currency & Cost of Living
Foreign Currency - how to secure a favourable exchange rate
Healthcare and Medical Treatment in Costa Rica
Taxation in Costa Rica
Renting Property in Costa Rica
Buying Property in Costa Rica
Retiring to Costa Rica
Banking in Costa Rica
Speaking the Language
Education and Schools
Driving in Costa Rica
Food and Drink
Leisure, Entertainment and Sports
Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water)
Taking Your Pets To Costa Rica
Click here to go directly to the guide.
The following pages contain information about Costa Rica submitted by our members. If you would like to add something to one of these pages please get in touch!
Costa Rica Articles
Costa Rica Experiences
Costa Rica Videos and Podcasts
Expat Groups in Costa Rica
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