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Card Payments Of Less Than ¢15,000 Do Not Require Signature or ID

Paying for purchases of ¢15,000 colones or less at Costa Rica retail outlets with credit or debit cards that have a chip or contactless technology no longer require the presentation of ID or have the voucher signed. The change was adopted by the Central...

Electronic Banking Takes Force in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Banks in Costa Rica are making more digital tools available to its customers to facilitate transactions and to avoid the lines at branches. Currently there some 2.5 million credit cards in circulation in Costa Rica. Although EMV cards (also called chip cards or IC cards)...