For over twenty-five years, the ARCR has assisted people considering a move to Costa Rica as well as being a well versed resource for people living in Costa Rica.  ARCR is a membership organization with the goal of being a single source of information for relocation, retirement, living and traveling in Costa Rica.  You can view their website ,, to get more information on the types of service provided to their members.

An example of services offered by ARCR includes:

Seminars about living in Costa Rica
Information about living in Costa Rica
Moving information
Assistance with insurance in Costa Rica
Providing information about Costa Rica residency and assistance with the process
Assistance negotiating the process of obtaining a Costa Rica Drivers License
Monthly newsletter
Social activities for members
A discount program at selected businesses