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Costa Rica. 1996 ‘Special Licence to Carry Arms - Requirements (Requisitos del Permiso Especial).’ Regulation of the Arms and Explosives Law, Decree 25120-SP of 1996 - REPEALED by Executive Decree No. 37985 of Septembre 12, 2013; Article 50. San Jose: Presidency of Costa Rica. 13 June

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Artículo 50. Requisitos del Permiso Especial

La solicitud del permiso especial de portación de armas permitidas a que hace referencia el artículo 371 de la Ley, debe formularse personalmente o por escrito autenticado, ante el Departamento o en sus oficinas auxiliares, acompañada de timbre policial de mil colones y tres fotografías tamaño pasaporte, la solicitud deberá contener el nombre, apellidos, calidades y domicilio exacto, número telefónico, y la identificación plena de la característica del arma. Indicando las razones por las cuales su vida se encuentra razonablemente expuesta al peligro. Adjuntando fotocopia de la cédula de identidad por ambos lados, o, de residencia.

Después de recibida la solicitud del permiso de portación de arma de fuego, el Departamento tendrá un mes para resolver …

[Departamento: Departamento de Control de Armas y Explosivos]

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Article 50. Requirements of the Special Licence to Carry Arms

The application for the special licence to carry permitted firearms, referred to in Article 371 of the Law, must be submitted at the Department of Arms and Explosives Control in person or if the applicant is not personally filing the application, it must be certified by a lawyer. It is necessary to attach the corresponding taxes and three passport size photographs. The application form must contain the name, ID number, exact address, phone number and all the arm's characteristics. It must also explain why the applicant's life is reasonably exposed to danger. It is necessary to attach a photocopy of the ID or residence card.

After receiving the application, the Department will have a month to process it …

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