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Ship Your Car To Or From Curridabat, Costa Rica

Located in the eastern part of San Jose, Curridabat is the administrative hub of the Curridabat Canton. Although it is one of the oldest towns in the country, with modernization and within a developing industrial zone, the city is the perfect amalgamation of the old world charm and new architectural marvels. If you want to visit or come here for employment, you may want to consider bringing your own vehicle with you so you can get around on your own when you want to.

Learn more about shipping cars to Costa Rica here.

Shipping a vehicle can be very challenging if you are not ready or prepared. You will first need to choose a reliable transporting service like A1 Auto Transport. You will be assigned a shipping agent who can assist you in shipping your vehicle from one port to another.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Curridabat

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated Time
Curridabat to (New York port)
to New York, NY
$275$23005+23 days
Curridabat to (California port)
to Los Angeles
$350$19005+14 days
Las Vegas, NV to (California port)
to Curridabat
$450$19005+14 days
Curridabat to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$475$19006+14 days
Phoenix, AZ to (California port)
to Curridabat
$550$19006+14 days
Curridabat to (New York port)
to Columbus, OH
$550$23005+23 days
Curridabat to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$575$23006+23 days
Chicago, IL to (New York port)
to Curridabat
$675$23006+23 days
Miami, FL to (New York port)
to Curridabat
$925$23007+23 days
Curridabat to (California port)
to Dallas, TX
$1,025$19007+14 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

There are two ports that your vehicle can be shipped to; Puerto Limon and Puerto Caldera. These ports are the chosen ports to receive car/truck imports and clear them. Your shipping agent can assist you in determining which port your vehicle should be shipped two prior to your shipment date.

Since Costa Rica requires emissions testing on vehicles that are being imported into the country, your vehicle will need this test too before it can be shipped. This test must be done within two months of being transported. You can choose either to permanently import your vehicle or to temporarily import it but either way; you will need to have the emissions test performed on your vehicle. However, it’s important to note that which ever one you choose, it will affect the way your vehicle is tested.

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-518-8708 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

Required Documents for Shipping a Vehicle to Costa Rica

To determine the cost of shipment, you will need to determine what is required of your vehicle first. On average, an import to Costa Rica can run between $1,000 and $3,000. There are many factors that are considered when providing a quote to you. Before your vehicle can be shipped to Costa Rica, you will need to have the following documentation ready and available. It’s probably best that you make copies and keep the originals to ensure that you have them all when the transport is complete. You will need:

  • Bill of Lading
  • Your current passport
  • Your driver's license – Be sure to copy both sides
  • Your registration certificate of your vehicle
  • Your title to your vehicle which should be clear of any liens
  • A notarized authorization permitting your transport specialist to pick up your vehicle in your absence
  • Temporary use permit, TVUP
  • The results of your emissions test

 Steps of Procedure

To get started, you will first need to fill out the forms requesting your import from the United States to Costa Rica. You will then need to provide copies of all the documents listed above and the duration in which you plan to have your import started and completed. If you are a citizen returning to Costa Rica, you will need to provide some type of proof of your residency from before. All fees will need to be paid for a temporary import permit. Currently, it is $25.00 or $15 if you choose to go through the Costa Rica National Insurance Institute.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

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Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

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