Vaccinated travelers need to fill out the Costa Rica health pass 48 hours or less before entering the country.
You do not need to purchase travel insurance if you are vaccinated (although we still suggest that you do).
Unvaccinated travelers are required to purchase travel insurance.
The policy needs to state:
– Validity of the policy during your visit.
– Coverage for medical expenses for at least USD $50,000 USD.
– Minimum coverage of USD $2,000 for extended lodging due to quarantine.
When flying to Costa Rica you may experience longer than usual lines at Border Control when you enter the country.
The border control officer they will likely ask about your travel plans, ask to see your health pass, and ask where you are staying for your first evening.
As of now, most things in the country have reopened.
Businesses have been given the option of opening at 100% capacity and requiring proof of vaccine or opening at 50% capacity and not requiring vaccine proof.
Most places are opting for the 50% capacity model and are not requiring vaccine proof.
Keep in mind that face masks are required in most businesses and must be worn at restaurants except for when you are sitting at a table.
If you test positive while in Costa Rica your results will be passed on to the government.
Within one or two days you will receive a Sanitary Order from the government that states that you are required to quarantine for 7 to 10 days.