Work Permit Requirements for Foreigners in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s hanging bridges are a beautiful way to enjoy the country’s stunning scenery.

How is the Work Permit Obtained?

Who applies for the Work Permit?

What are the requirements to apply for a work permit?

Rights and Obligations of the Foreign Worker

Obligation of Workers

Workers’ Rights

No employer may take or retain the passport of foreign workers.

Sanctions for Foreigners Working Irregularly

Learn More About Work Visas in Costa Rica



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