The deadline to pay the circulation permit without penalties expired on January 31st at noon. In total, 1,247,516 permits were canceled, which translates into the collection of ¢214.99 million, as confirmed by a press release from the National Insurance Institute (INS).
Although a good number of drivers complied with the payment before the date, 20% of them haven’t done that so far. That 20% of delinquency has been maintained since last year.
From January 1st, drivers who haven’t paid will be subject to all the penalties and fines, such as the more-than-50-thousand-colones fine and the removal of the plates.
Nearly 850,000 paid permits correspond to private vehicles, 198,671 to motorcycles, and 162,906 to light-duty vehicles. The rest are for buses, heavy cargo, special equipment and taxis.
If you are one of those who have not yet made the payment, visit the site https://www.grupoins.com or the collection points around the country.