Helpful Links

Taxes

http://www.hacienda.go.cr/autohacienda/Autovalor.aspx

Marchamo

http://marchamo.ins-cr.com/Marchamo/Marchamo/Default.aspx

Export

http://www.export.gov/index.asp

http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/basic_trade/export_docs/motor_vehicle.xml

Freight Forwarders

http://www.ncbfaa.org/

Auto Prices in Costa Rica

http://crautos.com/usados/economicos-usearch.cfm  (scroll to the bottom of the page to search for the Used cars for sale – sorry Spanish only)

http://costarica.en.craigslist.org/

Costa Rican Law      

http://www.costaricalaw.com/

Exchange Rate (Tipo de Cambio)

http://www.bncr.fi.cr

Compra  – The bank buys $ from you.  If you give them $1 they will give you the number of colones in Compra.

Venta – The bank Sells you Dollars. If  you want to exchange colones for $ you have to give them the number of colones in Venta and they will give you $1

Exchange Calculator

http://coinmill.com/CRC_USD.html

Riteve  – Revisión Ténica – The Costa Rican Vehicle Inspection Goverment Entity

http://www.rtv.co.cr/

Registro Nacional  – National Registry – Where all Automobiles and Land are Registered

http://www.registronacional.go.cr/

To file Shipper Export Declaration on line.  Required for automobiles valued of $2,500US

http://www.aesdirect.gov/