The new law turns enables a tourist visa for up to one year with proof of stable income and medical insurance. This is meant to attract digital nomads to spend more time in Costa Rica and thus spend more money there.
- Remote work does not mean being a digital nomad (working from a permanent home is more likely).
- If Topeka Kansas is any indication, Costa Rica will likely have a great return on this new visa.
- Employers of remote workers are unsure they are remitting taxes correctly