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Here is all you need to know about restrictions and regulations to travel worry-free to Costa Rica.

If you plan to travel to Costa Rica, you must be aware of the requirements to be able to enter without trouble.

Costa Rica is open to the world in 2021, which means anybody from any country can travel to this beautiful paradise at any time. Of course, every country has rules to follow and Costa Rica is not an exception, however, it is one of the safest countries to travel to during this pandemic, but I don’t want to bore you with all those details. If you are here, probably you are almost ready to go but need to be sure of some details.

Omicron Covid -19 variant in Costa Rica – No cases reported in the country at this point. Last updated: 12.01.2021

On the other hand, as Costa Rica seems to be controlling the virus and to prevent a new outbreak, current preventive measures will be maintained.

Here are some of the most popular questions travelers have prior to buying a flight ticket

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is mandatory to enter Costa Rica?

It is mandatory tourists hold travel insurance upon arrival in Costa Rica territory.

1. "Pase de Salud" form completed Online
2. Insurance validated during your visit dates
3. $2000 minimum coverage for extended lodging due to Covid-19
4. The name of each person traveling on the insurance documentation

What is the "Pase de Salud" or "Health Pass"?

To protect your health and the health of its inhabitants the Government of Costa Rica has ordered sanitary control measures for passengers upon arrival to the country. This electronic form is known as “Pase de Salud” or “Health Pass” is one such control measure.

Every passenger must fill out the Health Pass every time they travel to Costa Rica. After completion of the form, you will receive a QR code that must be carried on your mobile phone or printed out on paper to be allowed to pass through the airport authority window.

Where can I find out this obligatory Pase de Salud Form?

Find the form out at the official website of the health authority of Costa Rica following this link: https://salud.go.cr/step1

What must my insurance cover?

A minimum coverage of USD $2,000 for extended lodging expenses due to quarantine.

Coverage for medical expenses due to pandemic disease COVID-19 in Costa Rica, for at least USD $50,000 (fifty thousand dollars of the United States of America).

Can I use an international insurance company?

Sure you can, that is what we recommend.

As we love our clients, we offer a complete solution option here: International Insurance to travel into Costa Rica

How I can validate my international insurance?

The tourist must request from their insurer a certification issued in English or Spanish, noting at least three conditions:

Person name.
The validity of the effective policy during the visit to Costa Rica

What may happen in case I do not present insurance?

You will be obligated to buy one at the airport in Costa Rica.

For sure they will offer you an option to be covered during your stay, however, the prices in place will surprise you.

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