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We know your time is important. That's why we work hard to make sure you can send money to Costa Rica simply and rapidly, so you can spend your precious time on things that really matter.

How and Why

How long does it take to send money to Costa Rica?

Most money transfers to Costa Rica take a few hours to complete. Your first money transfer with Sharemoney might be delayed for identity verification purposes. Once your account is verified, we'll process your transaction immediately. This could take between 15 minutes up to 24 hours, depending on the hours of operation, national holidays, and time zone differences with Costa Rica.

Can I use a debit card to pay for my money transfer to Costa Rica?

Yes, you can pay for your money transfer with a debit card. Using a debit card is a cheap and easy way for you to pay for your money transfer with Sharemoney.

Can I use a credit card to pay for my money transfer to Costa Rica?

Yes,you can pay for your money transfer use your credit card. We accept both Visa and Matercard. However, your issuing bank might charge you additional fees if you use your credit card. Please note that Sharemoney is not responsible for those fees. Before you transfer money with your credit card, we recommend you to contact your issuing bank to find out if they would charge those additional fees. To avoid any potential fees, we always recommend you to use your debit card to transfer money to Costa Rica.

How will my recipient in Costa Rica receive the money?

Sharemoney has more than 500 cash pickup locations in Costa Rica. You can send money directly to a cash pickup location, and once the money transfer is processed and the payer agency you selected is ready to payout the funds, you will receive a notification, and your beneficiary could pickup the money from the location you chose. You can visit our Cash Pickup locations page and chose the location that is the most convinient for your beneficiary.

What should I do to start sending money to Costa Rica with Sharemoney?

First, you will need to create a free account on After created your account, you can click on "Send Money" to start your money transfer. You will need to fill out a simple form with your recipient's information and select your preffered cash pickup location in Costa Rica. Once you are done, you can review and submit your money transfer. You can check your money transfer status on our website using the Money Transfer Number (MTN) in real time.

What and When

Where are the cash pickup locations in Costa Rica?

Sharemoney has partnered with some of the largest cash pickup networks in Costa Rica! We have more than 500 cash pickup locations that cover all of Costa Rica. When sending money, you can select the location that is the most convinient for your recipient. Check out our Cash Pickup locations list.

What should my benificiary do to pickup the money transfer?

In order to pickup your money transfer in Costa Rica, your benificiary needs to go to the cash pickup location you selected and bring a goverment photo ID and the money transfer Reference Number, which can be found on the your receipt.

Can I send $1,000,000 to Costa Rica with Sharemoney?

Not at this time. For now, you can send up to $2,999 every 15 days, and up to $9,999 every 180 days. Additional laws and state regulations may apply depending on the amounts you transfer and the state you live in. If you want to send more money to Costa Rica than the current limit allows, please call us or email to ask about your options.

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