Live in Costa Rica for up to TWO YEARS with your passport! Find out how to qualify for the new Costa Rica Digital Nomad Visa. This remote work permit makes it easier than ever to live abroad in Costa Rica WITHOUT having to get permanent residency.
Costa Rica has long been a popular tourism destination, but the country also consistently finds itself at the top of Top 10 lists, whether it’s of the happiest countries in the world, the best places to retire, or the best places for foreigners and expats to live.
But while Costa Rica does have a lot to offer, especially when it comes to supporting a healthy lifestyle with plenty of fresh food, surfing, yoga, and sunshine on tap, it’s not perfect.
Before moving to Costa Rica, make sure to watch my video on why expats LEAVE Costa Rica first: https://youtu.be/cbGMngGx2xk
But, if you’re just planning on going there for a few months or a year or so, check out this video for what you need to know!
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00:00 How NOT to say “Pura Vida” ?❌
00:26 Living in Costa Rica
00:54 Why live in Costa Rica
1:29 Costa Rica Digital Nomad Visa Benefits
2:45 Opening a bank account in Costa Rica
3:26 Visa Requirements – How to apply
5:43 Internet in Costa Rica
7:08 My thoughts and where to get more info
7:50 How to pronounce “pura vida” like a local ✅
★ Will you be applying for the Costa Rica Remote Work Visa? Vote in the poll on my community page: https://bit.ly/3m0LFoI
★ Special thank you to Jose Arce from Sfera Legal Costa Rica and Mynor Bejarno for teaching us how to properly say, “Pura vida!” Contact them for all your Costa Rica legal and transport needs at:
→ Sfera Legal: https://www.sferalegal.com/offices/costa-rica or email@example.com
→ Mynor Tourist Transportation: firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp:+506 8835-3565
► RELATED VIDEOS:
↳ Costa Rica Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsTStwiO7jmpmU7PC6DpeisYJVnZpdPec
↳ Why Expats Leave Costa Rica: https://youtu.be/cbGMngGx2xk
↳ Digital Nomad Visas Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsTStwiO7jmrlyrr3Djkrc8nbDMbGJZGN
Living Abroad Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsTStwiO7jmocNIFUJ3dou4MZ6bYidl-d
► ADDITIONAL INFO:
↳ Costa Rica Travel Requirements and Insurance: https://www.visitcostarica.com/en/costa-rica/planning-your-trip/entry-requirements
↳ Tico Times Costa Rica Digital Nomad Visa: https://ticotimes.net/2021/07/14/project-to-attract-digital-nomads-to-costa-rica-has-passed
↳ Project 22.215, “la Ley para Atraer Trabajadores y Prestadores Remotos de Servicios de Carácter Internacional” https://www.elpais.cr/2021/07/13/ley-para-atraer-nomadas-digitales-robustece-competitividad-turistica-del-pais-dice-ict/
↳ Costa Rica Blue Zones https://www.bluezones.com/exploration/nicoya-costa-rica/
↳ Costa Rica Digital Nomad Visa Law http://legal.fayca.com/ley-de-nomadas-digitales/
??♀️ About: Kristin Wilson is a digital nomad, online entrepreneur, and expat relocation consultant who has lived, worked, or traveled in 60 countries over the last 15+ years.
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