Costa Rica is an ideal country to visit, retire to, and invest in, thanks to its excellent reputation for environmental protection, globally recognized ecotourism schemes, political and social stability, legal security, and health system.
Under Executive Decree 43926-MGP-H-TUR, the regulations to the LAW FOR THE ATTRACTION OF INVESTORS, RENTHOLDERS AND PENSIONERS went into effect on February 23, 2023.
This law and its regulations enable foreigners who qualify as investors, rentiers or pensioners to access the following tax incentives:
- To exempt household items, instruments or materials for the applicant’s professional or scientific use from import duty or nationalization taxes. To qualify, the interested party must detail and justify the exempted assets and demonstrate that they coincide with the economic, family or professional practice situation.
- To exempt from import and nationalization taxes for two (2) land, air, and/or maritime transport vehicles for personal or family use.
- To exempt 20% of the total transfer tax on real estate acquired during the validity of the law.
- To qualify as a resident investor with a local investment of $150,000, which includes real estate, registrable
assets, shares, securities and productive projects or projects of national interest.
Who can apply?
Those foreigners who qualify under one of the categories indicated below may apply for the incentives mentioned above:
Our team is available to advise you on your investments in Costa Rica and guide you through your immigration procedure. For more information, contact us at [email protected] or +506 6280 2269 via WhatsApp or Telegram.