GENERAL INFORMATION

Total area – 51,100 sq km
Population – 4,857,000
Political status – Republic
Capital – San Jose
Official language - Spanish
Official currency – Costa Rican colon (CRC)
Time zone - GMT – 6

 

Basic Information
1. Political Stability1. Good
2. British Based Legal System2. No
3. Type of Company3. SRL
4. Migration of Domicile Permitted4. Yes
5. Tax by Jurisdiction on Offshore Profits5. Nil
Corporate Requirements
1. Minimum Number of Shareholders
1. One
2. Minimum Number of Directors
2. One
3. Corporate Directors Permitted
3. Yes
4. Secretary Required
4. No
5. Standard Authorised Capital
5. USD 10,000
6. Bearer Shares Permitted6. No
Local Requirements​
1. Registered Office/ Registered Agent
1. Yes
2. Company Secretary
2. No
3. Local Directors
3. No
4. Local Meetings
4. No
Due Diligence / Disclosure
1. Due Diligence Required
1. Yes
2. Disclosure of Beneficial Owner on Public File
2. No (*BA)
3. Government Filing of Register of Directors
3. Yes
4. Government Filing of Register of Shareholders
4. Yes
Annual Requirements
1. Annual Return
1. No
2. Audited Accounts
2. No
Shelf Companies AvailableNo
Days to Incorporate Companies on Request (Approx.)10
Tax Treaties AccessNo

*BA – Only to Registered Agent

 

Notes:

  • In comparison to other offshore jurisdictions, Costa Rica does not carry out any active marketing of its services. However, Costa Rica companies are a classical tax-exempt vehicle, which resemble closely Panamanian companies in terms of the composition of documents and company management.

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