Just recently Thomas (an immigration client) asked me how he can receive his pension from the US in Costa Rica. I remember seeing brochures at the BCR branches offering the service to receive a direct deposit from the Social Security Administration into a BCR account. He said that people had told him that Banco Nacional
I We receive a lot of questions regarding the renewal of this category, such as: do I need to transfer money from my dollars account into the colones account? Do I need a background check? Do I need a letter from my pension? And many more. So let’s review how the renewal process works.
00 We received a question from Donald Hickman which will be valuable to share with the readers. “Assume that someone established pensionado residency using a letter from a private pension in the States. At renewal time they have to provide another pension letter. But now the person is also getting Social Security. Could they just