Information Resources

Support Resources

The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees.
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General Migration and Immigration Act No 8764 (2010).
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The Comprehensive Migratory Policy of Costa Rica (2013). Approved by Executive Decree 38099-G.
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Regulations for Refugees (2011).
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Links of interest

• Civil Rights Office:
• General Directorate for Migration and Immigration:
• National Woman's Institute:
• Ministry of Public Education:
• Ministry of Employment:
• National Children's Welfare Agency:
• Justice Department:


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