Costa Rica Entry Requirements

Costa Rica Entry Requirements

Last updated June 21, 2022

Below are the entry requirements for Costa Rica. Please note these are fluid and can change with little notice. Please see above and note the “last updated” date. You will also find a link(s) at the bottom of the page with the most up-to-date information which we encourage you to review the week prior to travel. The following information applies to those with a Canadian passport and who are fully vaccinated. If this does not apply to you, please contact your Travel Advisor.

Most travellers from Canada with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Costa Rica.  

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Travel is allowed
Travellers are allowed to enter Costa Rica.  

For full details and exemptions, see Costa Rican Tourism
Last updated June 21, 2022

No quarantine required
Travellers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Costa Rica.

For full details and exemptions, see Costa Rican Tourism
Last updated June 21, 2022

COVID-19 TESTING

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required
Travellers are not required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result when travelling to Costa Rica.

For full details and exemptions, see Costa Rican Tourism 
Last updated June 21, 2022

VISA REQUIREMENTS

No visa required
To visit Costa Rica for Tourism, you do not require a visa. To check permitted length of stay and other entry requirements, visit the government site.

For full details and exemptions, see Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Republic of Costa Rica 
Last updated April 27, 2021

DOCUMENTS YOU NEED FOR YOUR TRIP

No proof of vaccination required
Travellers are not required to present proof of vaccination to enter Costa Rica.

For full details and exemptions, see Costa Rican Tourism
Last updated June 21, 2022


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Masks are not required in public
Travelers are not required to wear masks in public spaces.
For full details and exemptions, see Costa Rican Tourism 
Last updated June 21, 2022

For more details visit:
Costa Rica Tourism
• Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Republic of Costa Rica


COSTA RICA EXIT REQUIREMENTS

Please see below for returning to Canada from Costa Rica

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