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Enjoy living and working in San José

Are you an expat living in San José? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Costa Rican aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺDo I really have to buy a four-wheel drive for local roads?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for colleges and universities in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in San José can take you hours. However, by using our San José expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to San José. Beginning with housing and household to tips about expat institutions & clubs - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in San José.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in San José. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from live in Mexico City to live in Athens.

San José Expat Locations

8vu Bar @ Sheraton Hotel, Escazú

8vu Bar @ Sheraton Hotel, Escazú

Restaurants & Nightlife

Praha Lounge & Café

Praha Lounge & Café

Restaurants & Nightlife

Lekker Restaurant & Café

Lekker Restaurant & Café

Restaurants & Nightlife

Applebee's

Applebee's

Restaurants & Nightlife

Tin Jo

Tin Jo

Restaurants & Nightlife

Spanish School for Residents - Escazú

Spanish School for Residents - Escazú

International Schools & Education

American International School of Costa Rica

American International School of Costa Rica

International Schools & Education

Hotel & Restaurante Sueño Español

Hotel & Restaurante Sueño Español

Restaurants & Nightlife

Information for the Expat Life in San José

Are you looking for specific information, such as business associations in town or the Thai diplomatic missions in Costa Rica? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for San José, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in San José. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our San José expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations San José and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming ¡Hola! from our expats living and working in San José.

To learn more about how to organize your expat life around the world, please read on in our guide section: From live in Riyadh to move to Austin, we have it covered.

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