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Costa Rica

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestHealth questionnaire required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineNone
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 10, 2021
Reviewed: October 16, 2021
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Costa Rica re-opened for air and land travel, while gradually lifting some restrictions domestically.

Can I travel to Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is now open for air travel travel from any country, and land borders have reopened.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Costa Rica?

There is no requirement to quarantine when arriving to Costa Rica.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Costa Rica?

Anyone arriving in Costa Rica who will be required to:

  • Complete an epidemiological survey
  • Purchase medical insurance covering COVID-19 treatment and accommodation, unless they are fully vaccinated.

Is public transportation open in Costa Rica?

Public transportation in Costa Rica is operating, with health measurements in place.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Costa Rica?

Restaurants and bars are operating under capacity limitations and social distancing requirements.

Some facilities require proof of vaccination to enter.

Are businesses and attractions open in Costa Rica?

Non-essential Some businesses and attractions in Costa Rica are open from 05:00-22:00, with capacity limitations and health measures in place.

Some facilities require proof of vaccination to enter.

There is a nightly curfew from 22:00-5:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Costa Rica?

Wearing a face mask is required in enclosed public places and on public transportation.


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