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The Firm

 

BLP (Business Law Partners) was founded with the vision of become true business allies of their clients by combining High-quality legal services with sound business advice.

Recognitions

 

BLP es recognized as one of the most prominent law firms in Central and Latin America, as demonstrated by the loyalty of our clients and numerous distinctions from the most prestigious international legal directories.

Our group of companies

 

In an effort to provide comprehensive service and added value for our clients, BLP has developed subsidiaries that allow us to broaden our scope ensuring quality and excellence in Central America.

Documentary review by SENASA during COVID-19 pandemic in Costa Rica

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Documentary review by SENASA during COVID-19 pandemic in Costa Rica

By communication SENASA-SFE-R001-2020 of March 27, 2020, the National Animal Health Service and the State Phytosanitary Service authorized the documentary review by the officials of those institutions, based on copies, impressions or simple photocopies of the original documents.
  • Verification: The authenticity of the international veterinary certificate will be verified digitally with those countries that have digital verification systems, otherwise the Competent Authority of the exporting country must provide SENASA with the way to certify the authenticity of the document, prior to the entry of the commodity. This can be via official email to the account cuarentena@senasa.go.cr
  • The authenticity of the phytosanitary certificate will be verified digitally with those countries that have digital verification systems, otherwise, the National Organization for Phytosanitary Protection (NPPO) of the exporting country, must provide the SFE with the way to certify the authenticity of the previous document upon entry of the merchandise. This can be via official email to the account certificados@sfe.go.cr
  • Responsibility: The auxiliaries of the customs public function, importers, exporters and, in general, the users of the inspection and control services in charge of SENASA and the SFE, as appropriate by law, must keep and preserve the original documentation once they receive it.
  • Post Control: The competent dependencies of SENASA and the SFE will subsequently verify the original documents, either once the emergency has ended or concomitantly to the development of this, if users get to have the original documents.

 

We have a 24/7 service to address your legal queries related to the effects of COVID-19 in your company. Contact us through our Help Desk for immediate assistance at: helpcovid19@blplegal.com. Access to our Media Room for further information about legal aspects related to Coronavirus in Central America at this link.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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