Costa Rica: restrictions and entry requirements 2022

Borders are open with restrictions.

People must arrive at San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR).

Arriving people must present upon arrival a QR code obtained after completing a “Pase de Salud” form before departure of the flight to Costa Rica.

Arriving people must have travel insurance for a minimum of 5 days with coverage of COVID-19 treatment and accommodation costs.

This doesn’t apply to:

  • citizens and residents of Costa Rica;
  • people under 18;
  • holders of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English or Spanish showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax) and Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty).


Entry regulations for citizens of Costa Rica apply to holders of proof of being dual citizens of Costa Rica.


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