Costa Rica/Medical Practice in CR

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Question
I am an American Medical Doctor, who speaks English.
(Very little Spanish)
I am trained in:
Family Practice for 3+ years,
Pathology for 6 months,
Emergency Medicine for 7+ years,
Cosmetic Dermatology for 12+ years.
I am looking to move to CR.
How do I start?
God's Blessings,
John Caruso

Answer
To begin you need to apply for residency, you will need to gather your birth certificate, police record check, diplomas and a letter stating the amount of monthly income you recieve per month, and that you will recieve that amount for the next five years on a. Steady, continuous and irrevocable manner.
This may be from a retirement, pension, investment, CD or any other source.
The rest of the legal documents, translations etc is handled by a Lawyer such as myself.
You will also need to apply for a license to practice from the medical association with the diplomas and records.
It is a good idea to begin with enough time ahead because they are known to be slow.  
If you are interested in having me represent you and guide you through the process you can contact me by e mail .

Lic.Gregory Kearney Lawson
Attorneykearney@yahoo.com  

Costa Rica

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Lic.Gregory Kearney Lawson.

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American/Costarrican Attorney at Law/Real Estate Broker, We specialize in relocation and expat services related to Costa Rica, Residency, Immigration proceedures,Real Estate sales, International Law, Business Law, Corporations, Family Law, Wedding planning, private investigations and genealogical research, Notarial services, tax shelters, Civil and Criminal Law, serving of court documents. We can also advise on several other aspects related to Costa Rica, such as Tourism, everyday living, culture, etc.

Experience

20 years experience with clients from over 75 countries, Presidential candidate for of the Costarrican Barr Association 1999 Presently running for Congress at the Costarrican Legislative Assembly 2014-2018

Organizations
Past member Masonic Lodge Past President Lions Club Past President Community developement association Past Delegate of the Supreme Tribunal of Elections

Publications
La Republica Newspaper, Tico Times, AM Costa Rica, La Prensa Libre, La Nación, Daily Extra, Gamma Liason news agency, SIPA Press, SYGMA News agency, Channel 6,7,11,13,19,42 TV, National USA TV, many radio programs.

Education/Credentials
Autonomous University of Central America Univerisity of Costa Rica Glendale College Lumbleau Real Estate School University of San Judas Tadeo

Awards and Honors
Numerous certificates and distinctions from the Barr Association, the Journalists association,the Medical association, the Supreme Court,the Judicial Power (OIJ) Eagle scout badge with three palms

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