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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.



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.

Authorization of Extensions of Temporary Import Certificates, Tourist Category, by Emergency of COVID-19


Authorization of Extensions of Temporary Import Certificates, Tourist Category, by Emergency of COVID-19

Costa Rica´s General Directorate of Customs authorized the beneficiaries of the tourist category temporary importation regime to extend their temporary import certificates for the authorized period of their immigration status established by the General Directorate of Immigration and Foreigners (Guideline DGA-005-2020 of March 24th, 2020)


The extension will apply to land, air or water vehicles, in relation to people who entered the country after December 17, 2019 until May 17, 2020 or any new term that the immigration authorities determine in the future.


The certificate holder or authorized drivers may, before the expiration of the term granted for temporary importation, request an extension to the nearest Customs for reasons of force majeure.

Post Control:

Once the national emergency is over, the Risk Management Directorate, the Inspection Directorate of the General Directorate of Customs and Customs, can make a subsequent review and proceed with the respective verification.

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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