Application Approval Slowdowns

Application Approval Slowdowns image

“Hey Laura, where’s my application approval? It’s way overdue.” (If you have already read this, scroll down to the bottom for the April 4th good news update). Causes During COVID, there was a significant uptick in residency applicants in Costa Rica. Many new retirees fled the scourge de jour (politics, social degradation, COVID lockdowns) up […]

How to choose where to live in Costa Rica

Sunset collage of images from Costa Rica

So, you are contemplating a move to Costa Rica after being intrigued by the promise of its unique beauty and livability. Going back to 1500, Christopher Columbus gave it the name which translates into “Rich Coast.” It had nothing to do with gold, despite that being a major preoccupation. (And there was gold here.) Without drifting off […]