If you are thinking of starting a business in Costa Rica, here is all you need to know to get through the first 90 days.
Costa Rica continues to be one of the most attractive Latin American countries in which to do business, with a relatively stable economy and high economic growth but it is not without its challenges. Starting a business in Costa Rica has become a little easier by utilizing online processes but it is still complex.
The first step to starting a business is choosing the type of entity, a corporation, a limited liability company (LLC) or a branch.
For a corporation:
you must pick four members for a Board of Directors (they can be foreigners);
two shareholders must also be assigned.
For a LLC:
a general manager must