Getting married in Costa Rica is simple and straightforward. Most travelers who get married in Costa Rica do so in a civil ceremony officiated by a local lawyer. After the ceremony, the lawyer records the marriage with Costa Ricas National Registry, which issues an official marriage certificate.
How do you plan a wedding in Costa Rica?
Tips for Planning for a Costa Rica Destination WeddingBook your villa/venue 12-18 months in advance.Notify guests well in advance so they can make arrangements.Hire a wedding planner/vendors who will travel or secure local and trusted vendors.Consult with concierge to arrange travel to and from airport/villa.More items •16 Oct 2017
Can two foreigners get married in Costa Rica?
All you really need to get married is your passport that is valid for six months. As a foreigner in Costa Rica, a passport is the only valid form. Generally, your officiant will send you a form that asks for all your basic information, personal data, occupation, names of the parents of the bride and groom, etc.
Can a US citizen move to Costa Rica?
U.S. and Canadian citizens do not need a visa to visit Costa Rica as a tourist. However, they will need proof of a plan to leave Costa Rica within 90 days (i.e. a return plane ticket). Those looking to live in Costa Rica long-term have several visa options, including the Pensionado Program and the Rentista Program.