Raquel Vargas, director of the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) – immigration service – reported her agency is working at full power this morning at the country’s international airports, land border crossings, regional offices, and the main offices in La Uruca, in San Jose.

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“There is an increase of people in the waiting rooms of the airports because the passengers took the advice to arrive early so as not to lose their flights. However, all services are work at their maximum capacity and there is no impact up to now,” said Vargas early this Monday morning.

According to the official, her officers are active in processing passports, visas, attention to users and the immigration police working normally on immigration control at official border posts, as well as at international airports and road operations.