International Travel to Costa Rica in 2020
*Updated regularly, and last updated Nov. 1, 2010.
After closing its borders in March, Costa Rica welcomed specific international travelers as of Aug 1, 2020, and has continued to expand the list. As of Nov 1, the borders are open to residents of all countries. Please check for normal visa requirements for your country.
The current requirements include several components.
- Travel Insurance
- You may purchase through your own insurance company. Policy must include coverage for $50k in medical expenses and $2k in lodging expenses to cover accommodation and hospital expenses generated by the COVID-19 disease.
- Alternatively, you may purchase through these Costa Rican companies:
- Complete the official online Health Pass form
NOTE: Costa Rica no longer requires proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test