Costa Rica Gaming License

Costa Rica

In Costa Rica there exists no legislation regulating gambling activity or the regulator performing the function of licensing. Gambling does not require any special license. Data Processing License received in the municipality is enough to entitle you to perform virtually any gambling activity.
Gambling activity is possible on the basis of a sub-license granted by the holder of the Data Processing License. This authorization allows companies to provide only one type of gambling activity.


The experts in our company can assist in company registration in Costa Rica, obtaining a Data Processing License and opening a bank account.

Costa Rica

The license is issued for the following activities:

Data Processing License entitles you to organize and carry out all forms of gambling including online casinos, lotteries, card games, roulette, sports totalizers, betting, bingo, etc. Providing these service to residents of Costa Rica is restricted.

Our service package includes the following:

  • Registration of company in Costa Rica
  • Providing a local registered office
  • Forming staff
  • Registration of company tax documents
  • Opening a bank account
  • Opening a merchant account for payments
  • Completing and submitting the appropriate form for license
Costa Rica

Stages of obtaining a license:

  • Registration of legal entity
  • Applying for a license
  • Opening a bank account
  • Opening a merchant account
  • Payment of government fees for company registration and filing of application for a license
  • Obtaining a license


The sum includes:

  • Expenses incurred during company registration
  • Applying for gambling license
  • Opening a corporate account in a bank
  • Opening a merchant account for payments
  • Support during the entire license registration procedure


Timeframe for obtaining a license:

The timeframe for obtaining a license after time of application is 5-6 months.


Personnel requirements:

  • Minimum one director (the number varies from one to four) who is a private individual is required. The Board of Directors usually consists of a director, shareholder and secretary
  • Registered local agent
  • Formalized staff is required
  • Nominee service is available


The staff is required to be registered in:

  • National Insurance Institute - to obtain a health insurance card
  • The Social Insurance Fund


Office Requirements:

Local registered office and a rent of premises contract is required for company registration in Costa Rica. The office premises must be inspected by the municipality against the existing activity standards.


For more detailed information and cost clarification, please contact our specialists. We will be happy to answer all your questions!

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