Tourist requirements

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  • Fill out the electronic epidemiological HEALTH PASS form, available at https://salud.go.cr.
  • Starting August 1st, minors (under 18) and those who are fully vaccinated can enter Costa Rica as tourists without purchasing a travel health insurance policy. They must present a certificate and vaccination card with the following information:
    • Full name
    • Date of each doce
    • Vaccine formula (Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca andt Johnson & Johnson*)
    • *The last dose of the schedule must have been administered at least 14 days before entering Costa Rica.
    • For U.S. visitors, the Covid-19 vaccination record card meets the requirement.
  • If you are not vaccinated, Traveler’s Medical Insurance international or purchased in Costa Rica through the National Insurance Institute or SAGICOR. For international insurance policies, tourists must request a certification from their insurance company, issued in English or Spanish, verifying at least the following three conditions:
      • Effectiveness of the policy during the visit to Costa Rica.
      • Guaranteed coverage of medical expenses in the event of becoming ill with the pandemic COVID-19 virus while in Costa Rica, for at least USD $50,000 (fifty thousand United States Dollars).
      • Includes minimum coverage of USD $2,000 for lodging expenses issued as a result of the pandemic.
    • Wearing Facial protection and strict compliance of airport arrival protocols: social distancing, desinfection, following all instructions

All passengers traveling to and through

  • USA: must comply with the Covid test (PCR or Antigen test) and obtain a negative result 72 hours before the flight.
  • CANADA: must comply with the Covid PCR test and obtain a negative result 72 hours before the flight.
  • EUROPE: must comply with the Covid PCR test and obtain a negative result 72 hours before the flight.

*Last update: august 1st

2021-08-04T12:47:11-06:00
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