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Profile of the Procedure (Associated with the 8220 Law)

General features.

Description of the procedure:

This procedure is provided to those persons who request an electric service for a property in which there is already a meter installed, but wishes that it be registered in the name of a specific natural or legal person different from the one currently registered.

This procedure can be done:

- Personally in Branches and Modules of the CNFL.

Binding Documents:

Standard "AR-NT-SUCOM" Supervision of the commercialization of electricity supply in low and medium voltage "

Other provisions:

Costa Rica Electric Code for the Safety of Life and Property.
Table of Annual Depreciation Percentages of the Directorate General of Direct Taxation, of the Ministry of Finance.

Term of resolution:

8 business days once the technical requirements have been met.

Cost of the procedure:

It is calculated according to the tariff defined by the ARESEP

General considerations:

Any capable person may request services and perform procedures on behalf of the applicant, client or user, by means of an authorization granted in accordance with article 283, of the General Law of Public Administration or special power, general or generalissimo.

The institution will keep the original of the authorization, the special power and the certifications of the general and general powers, will deliver a copy of the authorization and the special power to the authorized or special attorney, as appropriate and indicate which acts have been executed.

In the same way, you can contact our free call center 800-ENERGIA (800-3637442) or through the chat center where our executives will be assisting you.

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Administrative Requirements

Gazette No. 157, 18 of August 2014

In accordance with the Law 8990 of the 27 / 09 / 2011, which modifies the Law N ° 8220 "Protection of the citizen from the excess of requirements and administrative procedures", as established in his article 4, proceeds to publish the update of the requirements for the procedures related to the electric power supply service, provided by the Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz, SA (CNFL) Description of requirements for Electric Services that apply to sectors of public roads in which the CNFL has electro-energy availability:

- We remind you that you must abide by the new electrical code contemplated in Decree No. 36979-MEIC.

- Regulations for the Officialization of the Costa Rican Electric Code for the Safety of Life and Property

General requirements.

1 For a natural person:

Original identity card for nationals, if they are foreigners, they must present documents proving their permanence in the country, either: residence card, temporary permit for filing, refugee card, resident pensioner card or rentier resident, card of territorial asylee. Copy of identification card and letter of authorization for those who apply to process (in case of not being the subscriber of the service that is presented to perform the procedure or if it is a representative of the company)

2 For legal entity:

Original legal status (not greater than one month of issue).

Original of identity card of legal representative, in case of being foreigners must present documents that prove their permanence in the country, either: residence card, temporary permit of filing, refugee card, resident pensioner card or rentier resident, territorial asylee card. Copy of identification card and letter of authorization for those who apply to process (in case of not being the subscriber of the service that is presented to perform the procedure or if it is a representative of the company)

Specific requirements:

Location, contract number or meter number of the electric service available in the place.

For rent of property: Copy of the lease contract whose original must be authenticated by a lawyer or written authorization from the owner of the property and the registration report. In the absence of a contract, a sworn statement authenticated by a lawyer is required.

By Purchase of Property: Photocopy of public deed or original registry report with no more than three (3) months of issue or photocopy of the first testimony of the sale purchase. The electric service will be in the name of the registered owner, whether natural or legal person.

References:

Telephone number, exact address by province, canton and district, email.

Cancel the guarantee deposit approved by the Public Services Regulatory Authority corresponding to the service requested, it is done when being attended at the window.

Daily service

Signature of application and / or corresponding acceptance contracts (in our agencies).

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Technical requirements

Visit the following link: National Technical Regulation ARESEP

Remember to hire the Engineer of your confidence to advise you adequately with the fulfillment of these requirements.

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CURRENT RATES

Trade and Services Rate

Applies to: booths, recreation areas, motels, hotels, shops, workshops, combined house store services, etc.


Industrial Rate

Medium Voltage Rate

Applies for: customers served in medium voltage with a minimum validity of one year.


Preferential rate

Applies for: pumping of drinking water, education, religion, protection of childhood and old age, people with home ventilatory support.

Complete Current fare system: Click here

Download Documentation in PDF: Click here

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Contact Information

  • Address:

    5 Avenue, 1 and 0 Street, Central Offices, San José, Costa Rica

  • Phone:

    (506) 2295-5000 / Monday to Friday from 7 am to 6 pm

  • Ext:

    10026-1000 San José, Costa Rica

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