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Power of attorney

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Special power
Special power
General power of attorney
General power of attorney
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Power:
Vehicle
Estimated cost
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Legal stamps

¢406,25  

Professional fees

¢90 750,00  

VAT

¢11 797,50

Total amount

¢102 953,75

*Costs calculated according to the Tariff of Notary and Lawyers Acts and current Costa Rican legislation.

From legal entity to natural person:

Legal stamps

¢50 440,00  

Professional fees

¢90 750,00  

VAT

¢11 797,50  

Total amount

¢152 987,50

*Costs calculated according to the Tariff of Notary and Lawyers Acts and current Costa Rican legislation.

Natural person to natural person:  

Legal stamps

¢2 420,00  

Professional fees

¢90 750,00  

VAT

¢11 797,50  

Total amount

¢104 967,50

*Costs calculated according to the Tariff of Notary and Lawyers Acts and current Costa Rican legislation.

The cost varies depending on the power to be realized. Write to us and we will give you a quote according to your needs.  

Turnaround time
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Immediate once the appointment with the assigned lawyer or notary has been scheduled.

The general power of attorney must be registered in the National Registry, which means that the process takes approximately one week after the documents are signed before the notary.

The duration of the procedure varies depending on the power of attorney to be carried out. Write to us and we will give you a quote according to your needs.

Documents and/or required information:
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  1. Power of attorney.
  2. Certificate of person to whom the power is granted.
  3. Procedure you wish to carry out with the power of attorney.
  1. Power of attorney.
  2. Certificate of person to whom the power is granted.
  3. If it is a legal entity that grants the power of attorney, you must have the agreement of the partners of the company for which the power of attorney is granted.  

The documents and/or information required vary depending on the power of attorney to be executed. Write to us and we will give you a quote according to your needs.

FAQ
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Can the special power of attorney be for several procedures?
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No. The special power is to perform a specific act. It's granted for one time only.  

Is the special power of attorney registered in the National Registry?
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No. The special power of attorney is not registered in the National Registry.

In a legal entity, who has the authority to grant a special power of attorney?  
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The representative of a company granting a Special Power of Attorney must be previously authorized to do so.  

Is the Universal Power of Attorney registered in the National Register?
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Yes, the general power of attorney is registered in the National Registry and once it is registered it is assigned a few appointments to be able to request a certification when required.  

Can the Universal Power of Attorney be restricted?
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Yes. The general power of attorney can be limited to certain actions or to a certain amount of money.  

What is the procedure for a legal person to grant a Universal Power of Attorney?
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The Universal Power of Attorney must be approved by the General Assembly. Once the agreements are signed, a notary will proceed to notarize the agreements and register the power of attorney in the National Registry.  

What is an Apostille?
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An apostille is a certification of the authenticity of a signature on a document to be used abroad. In Costa Rica, the authority that issues apostilles is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Power:
Vehicle
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