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Traffic Police issue 225 fines to motorists for not paying marchamo

L. Arias - January 2, 2014

Traffic Police officers began issuing fines Wednesday to motorists not carrying the mandatory vehicle insurance sticker, or marchamo. Police issued 105 citations during the first day of 2014…

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190,000 motorists fail to pay marchamo on time

L. Arias - January 2, 2013

The deadline to pay the year-end auto registration fee and obligatory insurance known as the “marchamo” ended Monday at midnight, and some 190,000 drivers failed to pay…

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Deadline to pay marchamo ends at midnight Monday

L. Arias - December 31, 2012

The deadline to pay the year-end auto registration fee and obligatory insurance known as the “marchamo” is Monday, Dec. 31 at midnight, and some 235,000 drivers have not paid, according…

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Marchamo payments begin this week

L. Arias - November 12, 2012

The National Insurance Institute (INS) announced Monday that drivers can now check the agency’s website to find out how much the mandatory vehicle circulation permit, known as…

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Marchamo auto circulation permit fees go up for 2012

Adam Williams - November 16, 2011

Obligatory year-end auto insurance will cost 43 percent more this year than in 2010, the Insurance Superintendency announced Tuesday. Fees are charged when motorists pay their annual…

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Marchamo payments will not include traffic camera fines

Adam Williams - November 15, 2011

Motorists will not have to pay fines issued through the traffic camera system when renewing their vehicle circulation permit, or marchamo, at the end of the year,…

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Deadline Looming For Marchamo Payment

Peter Krupa - December 14, 2007

It’s that time of year again: Time to pay the vehicle circulation permit, otherwise known as the marchamo. Payments are due Dec. 31. The fee, which varies…

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Marchamo Conflict May Reach World Trade Organization

Katherine Stanley - March 10, 2006

A regional conflict over Costa Rica’s attempt to impose a new electronic vehicle circulation system for incoming cargo trucks may reach the World Trade Organization (WTO) if…