FLASH NEWS for Costa Rican Travel

October 9, 2020 - 1 minute read

Costa Rican authorities on Friday, October 02nd, 2020 announced that residents of the entire United States, regardless of their State of residence, will be allowed to visit the country starting November 1. 

As of October 15th, Florida, Georgia and Texas will be added to Costa Rica’s list of authorized states for U.S. tourism. 

As of November 01st, the rest of the States will be cleared to travel. 

Tourists wishing to enter Costa Rica via flight must comply with these requirements: Complete the online “Health Pass” epidemiological form: https://salud.go.cr. 

  • Show proof of a negative PCR test for the coronavirus. The sample for the test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before departure. 
  • Obtain travel insurance. This can be either a pre-approved Costa Rican policy from  https://www.ins-cr.com/ or https://www.sagicor.cr/ or an international policy that covers  COVID-19 medical expenses of at least $50,000 and $2,000 for lodging. 

Tourists must have remained in an authorized country for at least 14 days before travel. 

Until November 1, U.S. residents must show a driver’s license or State ID indicating they live in an authorized state. As of November 1, this will no longer be necessary, as all U.S.  states will be authorized. 

Terranova will be happy to assist in designing an unforgettable experience for your clients in this amazing destination!