The buying in Costa Rica vs. Importing-a-car-you-bought-elsewhere dilemma….
This article describes the vehicle property title in Costa Rica, its importance (or not), and how to get a replacement title.
Costa Rican registered vehicles may leave the country only with an exit permit. This article describes the procedure for getting the permit, and lists cases where it is not allowed.
Are there advantages to having a company own a car? This article discusses the issue in detail.
This article lists import duties for common vehicles, exemptions for some types, and speculates on the philosophy behind the high import duties.
In Costa Rica the procedure must be done using a lawyer and there are 2 different ways you will encounter, depending on where you purchase.
Fun facts and features of the Costa Rican license plates.