Tax News Update    Email this document    Print this document  

November 11, 2021

Costa Rica's General Customs Directorate issues guidelines on processes and operations in free trade zones for public comment

The guidelines would help companies make the proper adjustments to their processes and operations for logistics services provided in free trade zones.

Costa Rica's General Customs Directorate issued "Guidelines for the Procedures Carried out by Free Zone Companies for the Category of Logistics Services" for public comment. Interested parties have 10 days from November 2, 2021 to comment on the guidelines.

The guidelines establish adjustments that may be made to processes and operations of companies in free trade zones offering logistics services for the transit, temporary storage, mobilization and exit of goods.


Contact Information
For additional information concerning this Alert, please contact:
Ernst & Young, S.A., San José, Costa Rica
   • Rafael Sayagués (
   • Juan C Chavarria Pozuelo (juan-carlos.chavarrí
   • Carolina Palma (
   • Ana G Sánchez Wellermann (
   • María Sequeira (
   • José Martínez Loría (
   • Daniela Torres Gatica (
   • Daniela Amador Morales (
   • Cindy Bermúdez Arce (
   • Mariano Fernández (
   • Michael Murcia Angulo (
   • Sergio Valenciano Quesada (
Ernst & Young US, LLP, Latin American Business Center, New York
   • Lucas Moreno (
   • Ana Mingramm (
   • Pablo Wejcman (
   • Enrique Perez Grovas (