Tourists, Visitors and Non-Citizens

 

INFORMATION FOR TOURISTS, VISITORS AND NON RESIDENTS

1. Costa Rica entry requirements during COVID 19
2.Visas
3. Extension of time spent as a tourist
4. Residences and special categories
5. Yellow fever vaccination requirement
6. Requirements for the importation of pets: dogs and cats

1. REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRY TO COSTA RICA

The entrance to Costa Rica is enabled for tourists from all the countries of the world by air, land and sea.

Each tourist must meet the visa requirements, when required (see point 2), as well as the requirements established in the framework of the pandemic.

The Government of the Republic does not request coronavirus detection tests nor does it issue confinement health orders when entering the country.

Tourists visiting Costa Rica are requested to abide by health protocols.

Review the entry requirements from the following link:

https://www.visitcostarica.com/en/costa-rica/planning-your-trip/entry-requirements

Tourists must comply with all applicable visa requirements, as well as all requirements put in place during the pandemic.

In addition to the visa, to visit Costa Rica, people must meet the following requirements:

Travel continuity ticket or return to the country of origin.

Demonstration of economic solvency, which corresponds to US $ 100.00 for each month of tourism.

Passport in good condition. The minimum validity of the passports will correspond to the group in which the foreign person is located, according to the Guideline for Entry into Costa Rica:

For nationals located in the First Group, up to 1 day.
For nationals located in the Second Group, mandatory validity of 3 months.
For nationals of the Third and Fourth Group, mandatory validity of 6 months.

2. VISAS FOR ENTRY TO COSTA RICA


3.  TOURISM EXTENSION 


4. Residences and special categories 


5. Yellow fever vaccine 


6. Requirements for importing pets: Cats and Dogs

In the following link you can access two menus to download the documents with the requirements, towards Europe and towards other countries:

http://www.senasa.go.cr/informacion/centro-de-informacion/informacion/sgc/dca/mascotas