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Supporting companies to

discover Costa Rica's potential

We are the Costa Rican Investment
Promotion Agency

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Accompanying the growth
of your business.

We provide support to companies during their installation process so that they can more easily identify and meet the requirements. Once settled, we give ongoing support to identify emerging needs so that businesses can further develop their operations.

Investment climate

We work on creating awareness and improvement plans in coordination with main stakeholders (companies, Government, etc.) to improve the investment climate and growth opportunities in the country.


Once a company has established itself in the country, CINDE provides specialized support for strategic aspects geared to new operational expansion projects or towards promoting product diversification.

Installation process

We support companies during the first stage of initiating operations in Costa Rica by monitoring and coordinating the establishment process time table rigorously.


This is our current investment climate strategy:



Technical High School and other Institutions


Language Certification project

Tools for success Plus


Legal framework

Regulations and guidelines

Procedures simplification


Strategy for FDI in regions outside of GMA

Identifying potential investment sectors in regional areas so current and new companies can leverage their assets and grow.

We are the best choice in the region Find out why