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Moving to Costa Rica

Moving to Costa Rica from US

Whether the allure of tropical beaches draws you, the promise of adventure, or the tranquility of Pura Vida, Schumacher Cargo Logistics is here to make moving to Costa Rica from the US as smooth as the Costa Rican coastlines.

How to Move to Costa Rica from the USA

Embarking on a move from the USA to Costa Rica can be overwhelming. Still, we have simplified the process into a few easy steps:

  1. Decide which household items you will be moving to Costa Rica. You will want to know how much space you need when choosing suitable shipping options. You can use our household goods volume calculator to get a general idea.
  2. Once you know the size of your move, get a quote for your move to Costa Rica.
  3. Pack your household goods.
  4. Schumacher Cargo Logistics will pick up your items from your home and take them to our warehouse for loading.
  5. Your items are carefully loaded, secured into the shipping container, and shipped off via ocean freight to Costa Rica. Tracking is available to stay up-to-date as your possessions sail to their new home.
  6. Receive your items in Costa Rica. We transport your items to your new home if you select door-to-door service.


Costa Rica Immigration Requirements

If you are moving to Costa Rica, you likely plan to stay longer than 90 days, so you must get a visa. Visit the Costa Rican immigration website to find the best option for your relocation.

Main Cargo Ports in Costa Rica

We use key ports for efficient delivery based on your location.

  • Puerto Limon: Ideal for shipments from New York and Houston warehouses.
  • Puerto Calderas: Best suited for those moving from California.
  • APM Moin Terminals: A prime choice for Florida and Georgia moves.

Schumacher Cargo Warehouse locations:

How Long Does It Take to Move to Costa Rica from US?

You can expect average transit times via ocean freight to range from 20 to 35 days. This estimate is for time on the water. It does not include the time it takes to get your items to the warehouse or, if you choose a shared container, the time it takes for the container to be fully packed and ready to ship.

How Much Does it Cost to Move to Costa Rica?

The cost to move your household goods to Costa Rica will vary based on the service you choose, the volume of your move, and your final destination. You can get a free custom quote to get an idea of the cost of your actual move to Costa Rica based on your household size. A custom quote is the best way to get an estimate.

Why Choose Schumacher for Your Move to Costa Rica?

Americans moving to Costa Rica choose Schumacher Cargo Logistics for our commitment to excellence.

  • Expertise: Specializing in moves to Central America, we understand the intricacies of international relocation. Schumacher specialized in the global shipping of household goods since 1977.
  • Peace of Mind: Our comprehensive services handle all aspects of your move, from pickup to customs clearance.

Begin Your Costa Rican Adventure

Reach out to our moving specialists to discuss your move. We can custom-tailor your relocation services to match your unique needs. You can feel confident as we handle the logistics, leaving you to anticipate your new life in Costa Rica.
Contact us now at 1-800-599-0190 or fill out the quote form to receive a free moving quote and embark on your hassle-free move to Costa Rica.

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Schumacher Cargo Logistics utilizes insured, secured and bonded facilities. We provide warehousing, packing, crating, trucking and loading services out of our own warehouses here in the USA - Los Angeles, Houston, Savannah, Miami, New York, and New Jersey. All other worldwide destinations are covered by our affiliated organization member companies.