The closure of the Migration Offices has been extended until
September 18, 2020.
The DIMEX of foreign nationals with permanent residence will be
automatically extended until September 30, 2020. The DIMEX of
foreign nationals with temporary residence and special categories
that have already expired after December 18, 2019 have also been
extended until September 30, 2020. Once this extension is over, the
foreign national will have three months to complete the
Those that have entered Costa Rica as a tourist after December
17, 2019 may legally stay in Costa Rica until November 18, 2020.
This extension is automatic and will not require an
Originally published 21 July, 2020
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