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Send money to Costa Rica

Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers from Japan to Costa Rica.

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  • 0 JPY
  • 696 JPYOur fee
  • 696 JPYTotal fees

  • =
    9,304 JPYTotal amount we’ll convert
  • ÷

We use the real exchange rate

As of 1 min ago, 1 JPY → 0 CRC
Mid market rate

How to send money to Costa Rica in 3 easy steps

Wise is easy.

How to send money to Costa Rica from Japan

  1. Just tap in how much, and where to.
  2. Then make a local payment to Wise, whether it's with a bank transfer, swift or your debit or credit card.
  3. And that's it.

Wise converts your money at the 'inter-bank' rate – the real rate – so you save big time (even versus the guys saying there's 'zero' commission). On Wise, there's no room for sneaky bank surcharges or creeping hidden charges.

How much does it cost to transfer money to Costa Rica?

Pay a small, flat fee and percentage

To send money in JPY to Costa Rica, you pay a small, flat fee of 548 JPY + 1.59% of the amount that's converted (you'll always see the total cost upfront).

Fee depends on your chosen transfer type

Some transfer types have different fees which are usually tiny.

No hidden fees

No big fees, hidden or otherwise. So it's cheaper than what you're used to.

Fixed fee
548 JPY
Variable feeup to 15,988,900 JPY/month
Variable feemore than 15,988,900 JPY/month

How long will a money transfer to Costa Rica take?

A money transfer from Japan (JPY) to Costa Rica (CRC) should arrive by Wednesday, March 29th. Sometimes transfer times can differ based on payment methods or verification changes. We’ll always keep you updated, and you can track each step in your account.

On many popular routes, Wise can send your money within one day, as a same day transfer, or even an instant money transfer.

Your transfer route


Should arrive

by Wednesday, March 29th

What you’ll need for your online money transfer to Costa Rica

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Trust Wise with safe & secure money transfers to Costa Rica

    Safeguarded with leading banks

    We hold your money with established financial institutions, so it’s separate from our own accounts and in our normal course of business not accessible to our partners. Read more here.

    Regulated by the KLFB in Japan as Type 2 Fund Transfer Business licensee

    We’re regulated by authorities around the world. This includes the FCA in the UK and FinCEN in the US.

    Audited regularly

    We make sure your money’s secure, and that Wise is financially stable. As we’re not a bank, your money isn’t FSCS protected — instead we safeguard it.

    Extra-secure transactions

    We use 2-factor authentication to protect your account and transactions. That means you — and only you — can get to your money.

    Data protection

    We’re committed to keeping your personal data safe, and we’re transparent in how we collect, process, and store it.

    Dedicated anti-fraud team

    We work round the clock to keep your account and money protected from even the most sophisticated fraud.

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