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    Finding other expats to share experiences in San José with, helped me a lot. Thanks to InterNations.

InterNations - A Place for Germans in San José

Grüß Gott to all of our Germans in San José! Are you interested in getting to know fellow German expats in San José? Are you looking for advice from other Germans, e.g. which bars in San José will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for roast pork with Knödel?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations San José. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of German expats, coming from Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and all regions of Germany.

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    From Germany, living in San José
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    From Germany, living in San José
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    From Germany, living in San José
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    From Germany, living in San José
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Attend our monthly events and activities and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expatriates and fellow Germans in San José.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Germans in our San José expat forums.

  • Costa Rica Legal Residency
    4 replies
    Sep 18, 11:51 PM
    Community member

    You will need an original certified copy of your German Birth Certificate issued by the German Government issuing agency responsible. This document must be authenticated in the Apostille format by the …

  • Renewing Visa
    4 replies
    Jan 23, 7:35 PM
    Community member

    I hear its about 4,5 hours from Santa Elena to Liberia. Probably need to change buses when you get to the highway. So in total about 5,5 - 6 hours to the border.

  • looking for mums
    2 replies
    Jan 22, 11:12 AM
    Community member

    Hi Sean, sorry for the late reply. I know CR from former visits. Y yo hablo espanol. Do you have recommendations for me for example for social media platforms to come in contact with mothers, …

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German Expats in San José Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where German expats in San José exchange experiences and tips to support each other. "Chepe", as the local people say, can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know San José’s German expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow German expats in San José.
  • Use the Expat Guide for San José to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Germans in San José at Our Events

Our community in San José is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in San José’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other German expats to explore the country's many unique conservation areas. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Germany in your local community as well as Germans in Costa Rica nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Germans living in San José!