Costa Rican Government Purchases ID Cards for $ 2.8 million

The immigration officials in Costa Rica closed a deal with LaserCard Corporation, for the supply of identification cards for residents.

Monday, September 20, 2010

In a press release, the U.S. company said the new cards will have the same security technology used by the "Green Cards" from the U.S. government.

Roberto Devicenzi, Chairman of LaserCard, commented that "the Government of Costa Rica has shown leadership in applying advanced technology in identification cards to control immigration."

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Tender for $8 Million in ID Cards

September 2020

In Panama, the supply of polycarbonate cards, the equipment and support needed, is being tendered for use by the Electoral Tribunal's Personal Identity Document Printing Center.

Panama Government Purchase 2020-0-40-0-08-LV-013203:

"For the new polycarbonate card, the personal data that the card currently has will be stored as follows:

Tender for Personal ID Cards

February 2018

The National Registry of People of Guatemala is putting out to tender the supply of 2 million ID cards.

Guatemala Government Purchase 7380844:

"The card must comply with the dimensions and general characteristics stipulated in the International Standards ISO / IEC 7810: 2003 (Identification Cards: Physical Characteristics), ISO / IEC 7816-1: 2011 (Identification Cards with Integrated Circuits: Physical Characteristics, ISO / IEC 7816-2: 2007 Identification Cards with Integrated Circuits-Dimensions and Location of Contacts.

Tender: Identification Cards

October 2015

The National Registry of Persons in Guatemala is putting out to tender a supply of 2.5 million cards for printing personal identification documents.

Guatemala Government Purchase 4250346:

"The cards which are Personal Identification Documents for the Republic of Guatemala, must be made of materials which are one hundred percent 100% polycarbonate."

Visas to Enter Costa Rica

February 2011

New immigration regulations state which foreigners require visas to enter the country and the length of their stay.

The Department of Immigration of Costa Rica issued on Jan. 14, Regulation DG-3312-2010, which details visitors of which countries require an entry visa and the duration of those visas, according to the nationality of the traveler.

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