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Resident Tourists Are Delirious, Costa Rica Allows Residency Renewal at Post Offices. No More Annoying Trips Every 90 Days

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Foreigners may now renew their residence cards at post offices in Costa Rica without having to travel to the facilities of Migration, thanks to an agreement of these institutions and the Secretariat for Digital Government, called Window Electronic Service.

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Foreigners Can Renew Your Certificate of Residence in Post Offices

Foreigners may now renew their residence cards at post offices in Costa Rica without having to travel to the facilities of Migration, thanks to an agreement of these institutions and the Secretariat for Digital Government, called Window Electronic Service (VES).

“It’s part of the effort to provide better service and facilities for users of Migration, in this case foreigners, so it is important to be in comunicades, avoid obstacles or excuses so that they are right” said Kathia Rofríguez, Director of Immigration.

At the start will be 14 offices that provide the service, including Alajuela, Curridabat, Guadalupe and San Jose center. The process will cost additional about $ 5 to cover shipping costs of the document.

For Alicia Avendaño, Director of Digital Government, said that “the first advantage is that it gives more windows for immigration procedures throughout the country, shortening distances and waiting times, because in a week will have their appointment.”

Authorities said, at this time about 60 thousand foreigners need to renew their residency card, so that this alliance will allow them to put their immigration status in order.

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