The obligation to file the shareholder and beneficial owner form started on September 1, 2019. All Costa Rican companies such as Sociedad Anonima (S.A.), Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (SRL), Sociedad Civil (SC) and foreign companies registered in Costa Rica are obligated to complete the filing. This filing is mandatory for all companies even if it does not do any commercial activity. The deadlines for compliance are based on the ending digit of the corporation identification number.
Ending in 0 and 1 September 2019
Ending in 2 and 3 October 2019
Ending in 4 and 5 November 2019
Ending in 6 and 7 December 2019
Ending in 8 and 9 January of 2020
How do you file it ?
The legal representative of the company may file the form as follows:
For an S.A. the President is the authorized individual to file it.
For an S.R.L. any Manager registered for the company.
For a Civil Society the administrator or Manager.
For a foreign company the registered local representative.