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Capital of Costa Rica, San Jose is the ideal destination for expatriates wishing to start a dynamic professional career. Political and economic heart of the country, the city center is the most important working area of the country, thus offering job opportunities to expats.

San Jose is also appealing for its cultural and traditional charms which seduce expats settling here to live and work.

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As the country's capital, San José is home to almost half of Costa Rica's population. Read this article to find out more about working in this metropolitan city that is a fantastic melting pot of cultures. 

Heredia is reputed to be the safest city in Costa Rica, and the region is often referred to as the Silicone Valley of Central America. Read this article to find out more about working in the City of Flowers.  

A low unemployment rate and a strong economy set Costa Rica apart from its neighbours. If you have fallen in love with the jungles and mountains of this biodiverse country, then read this article to find out more about how you can live and work there.

When it comes to staying in Costa Rica, there are many options, from transit and tourist visas to temporary residence permits and residency programmes. Read this article to find out more.

Located between Nicaragua and Panama, millions of foreigners travel to the 'Switzerland of Central America' every year for its picture-postcard beaches, tropical jungles and adventure activities. Read this article to find out more.

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