Costa Rica Rentista for South Africa citizens in 2024

Costa Rica Rentista for South Africa citizens in 2024

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Costa Rica digital nomad visa for South Africa citizens

South Africa citizens need a digital nomad visa to travel to Costa Rica. With Costa Rica digital nomad visa, South Africa citizens can stay for a duration of 24 months.
Applicants are not required to be present when applying for the Costa Rica Rentista. The Costa Rica tourist visa remains valid for 24 months. A total of 6 documents are required to apply for the Costa Rica Rentista.

Costa Rica digital nomad visa conditions for South Africa citizens

  • Costa Rica grants a temporary residency visa under the category of “rentista”, to foreign-nationals willing to immigrate to the country, who have a regular monthly income of at least US$2,500 from a guaranteed source for two years.
Visa stay
24 months
Visa fees
US$250
Income
US$30K / Year
Business
Required
Insurance
Not Required

Costa Rica digital nomad visa requirements for South Africa citizens

Documents required for Costa Rica from South Africa include passport and other supporting documents. A total of 6 documents are required.
  • Visa Application Form: Completed Online application form for Costa Rica
  • Passport Photo: A Passport Photo is required. Photo must be no older than 6 months
  • Passport: Original Passport or Travel document of country with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
  • Accomodation Proof: Accomodation reservation(s) in destination for the duration of your visit.
  • Medical Insurance: International health insurance specifically covering the territory of destination and indicating the validity of good coverage. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency.
  • Bank Statement: A recent monthly bank statement of the applicant from country. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement. If statements are printed online then it has to be Authenticated (stamped) by the bank officials.

How to apply for Costa Rica digital nomad visa from South Africa

Costa Rica Rentista application process for South Africa citizens is quick and easy, as long as the necessary documents and information are provided accurately. By following these 8 steps, South Africa citizens can ensure a smooth and hassle-free process in obtaining an Costa Rica digital nomad visa.
  1. 1
    Gather required documents
    Gather all the necessary documents required for a destination tourist visa including passport and other supporting documents required by the destination authorities. If your documents are in a language different from English, they need to be translated.
  2. 2
    Valid passport
    Check country passport is valid with at least 6 months of validity beyond their intended stay in destination. If not apply for a new country passport. The passport must also have at least one blank page for visa stamps.
  3. 3
    Scan documents
    Scan all documents and print a copy of them before hand. All documents that are not in the English language, must be translated and notarized.
  4. 4
    Visa application
    Complete the visa application form. The form will ask you personal information, passport details, and intended travel plans to destination. Be sure to answer all questions accurately and truthfully. Incorrect information or misleading statements can result in a delay or rejection of your visa application.
  5. 5
    Upload documents
    Submit your application form and upload all the necessary documents aswell. Ensure that all documents are in order and up-to-date.
  6. 6
    Online payment
    After submitting the application, you will need to pay the visa application fee. The visa application fee can be paid using a credit card or debit card or cash. The visa application fee is non-refundable, so make sure to carefully review your application and supporting documents before submitting them.
  7. 7
    Visa processing
    Wait for approval. Applicant(s) will be informed by email of successful application(s) for the visa.
  8. 8
    Recieve visa
    If application is approved, the applicant will receive destination in their passport and can collect passport from the destination embassy or consulate.

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