Entry Requirements & Opening of Costa Rican Borders

Jose Pablo Arce

We are pleased to announce the new entry guidelines issued by the Costa Rican Government:

1. Starting October 26th, 2020, the entry requirement related to the delivery of a PCR Covid test result taken 72 hours prior to boarding, has been eliminated by Government Authorities.

2. The following entry rules still apply: a) international travel insurance or a Costa Rican private insurance with coverage for the full duration of the stay to cover any medical need the tourist may have; b) Completing the epidemiological digital inquiry form, called “Health Pass Form”, (available at

3. Starting November 1st, 2020, Costa Rica is opening its air borders with ALL countries. Therefore, tourists traveling from any country may enter as long as all entry and visa requirements are met.

Please reach out in case of further questions, we will be glad to assist you.