The below are helpful links when looking to possible ship your household items and/or vehicle to Costa Rica.

Taxes

This site will tell you what approximately your vehicle import taxes will be and what the value of your vehicle is in Costa Rica Colones.

http://www.hacienda.go.cr/autohacienda/Autovalor.aspx – Spanish

Marchamo

This site will tell you about the mandatory vehicle insurance in Costa Rica.

http://marchamo.ins-cr.com/Marchamo/Marchamo/Default.aspx – Spanish

Riteve – Revisión Ténica

This site will tell you all about the Costa Rican Vehicle Inspection

http://www.rtv.co.cr/ – Spanish

Registro Nacional – National Registryhelpful shipping links

This site is where all automobiles and land are registered in Costa Rica

http://www.registronacional.go.cr/ – Spanish

Exporting Information

These sites will tell you more about exporting your household good and vehicles.

http://www.export.gov/index.asp

http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/basic_trade/export_docs/motor_vehicle.xml

Freight Forwarders

This is a list of freight forwarders for your to peruse.

http://www.ncbfaa.org/

Auto Prices in Costa Rica

These two sites will show you what vehicles are selling for in Costa Rica.

http://crautos.com/usados/economicos-usearch.cfm – Spanish

http://costarica.en.craigslist.org/

Costa Rican Law

This sites will help you understand the laws in Costa Rica.

http://www.costaricalaw.com/

Exchange Rate (Tipo de Cambio)

This site will give you the $ to colon exchange rate.

http://www.bncr.fi.cr – Spanish

Compra – The amount that the bank buys the $ from you. If you give them $1 they will give you the number of colones in Compra.

Venta – The amount that the bank sells $s to you. If you want to exchange colones for $ you have to give them the number of colones in Venta and they will give you $1

http://coinmill.com/CRC_USD.html – Exchange Calculator