Updated Requirements to enter Costa Rica, January 6, 2023:
People from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao must present a negative covid-19 test to enter Costa Rica. In this way, the measure is finalized by executive decree and will be in force as of next Monday, January 9, according to the Ministry of Health.
“THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN IN THESE TERRITORIES IN THE LAST 14 DAYS, MUST SUBMIT A RT-PCR OR ANTIGEN TEST WITH NEGATIVE RESULT OR VIRUS NOT DETECTED BY COVID-19, CARRIED OUT BY A LABORATORY AND WITH A MAXIMUM 72 HOURS BEFORE ENTERING THE COUNTRY”.
In addition, people over 12 years of age must have the document that allows verification of the complete vaccination schedule against this disease. In addition, these requirements apply to people who enter the national territory, coming from those countries, by land or international flights. It is also necessary that the document with the result is in English or Spanish without exception.
Updated Requirements to enter Costa Rica, March 24, 2022:
Unvaccinated travelers are no longer required to purchase travel insurance to visit Costa Rica.
Beginning on April 1, 2022, unvaccinated visitors are no longer required to purchase travel insurance to visit Costa Rica. However we do recommend to purchase travel insurance before your trip, this will cover you in case of emergency while on your vacation.
Please make sure to check with your country of origin about any requirements for returning home.
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