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The new digital Government Implementation

As part of their efforts to increase the effectiveness of the government institutions, during the last 5 years, Costa Rica has been making some changes in the structure and protocols handled by each public institution bringing new electronic tools and platform at the reach of each Costa Rican Citizen and Non-Citizens to, for example, check their medical records, get appointments for most of the procedures in multiple institutions along with the country, therefore this has been improving the way the public system works and also avoiding queueing up for doing paperwork at the majority of institutions. Also, as part of those efforts, the central bank has implemented one electronic version of the ID that can be requested by Costa Rican Citizens and Also residents, with the new electronic version of the ID the people will be able to do a variety of processes online without having to attend to the public institutions physically.