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Country Profiles



Costa Rica

Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Alvarado Quesada, Paola

Published: January 2016

Report on citizenship law (in Spanish)[pdf] by Alvarado Quesada, Paola

Published: May 2015

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Alfaro-Redondo, Ronald

Published: August 2015

Country expert(s)

Alfaro-Redondo, Ronald

Alvarado Quesada, Paola

Current citizenship law

Political Constitution of the Republic of Costa Rica (consolidated version as amended by Ley 8952 of 21/06/11), Title II (Articles 13-18) LANGUAGE: uk

 

Constitución Política de la República de Costa Rica (consolidated version as amended by Ley 8952 of 21/06/11), Título II (Artículos 13-18) LANGUAGE: Spain

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation

Terminology

Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Costa Rica domestic case law
International case law Costa Rica International case law
Citizenship News N/A