Tourist & Business Visa Requirements

Costa Rica

Travel Notes

Citizenship: USA

Please note this visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.

JIDS recommends your US passport be signed, valid for at least 6 months from your last day of stay in country and have at least 2-3 blank visa pages. Amendment pages in back of passport cannot be used for visas. If your passport does not meet the requirements, we can assist with obtaining new passport or passport renewal for a valid US passport.

Entry Requirements
  • Valid Signed Passport
  • Costa Rica requires:
    • Passport required.
    • Passports and other documents accepted for entry issued to nationals of the USA (except those issued in Northern Mariana Isl.) must be valid on arrival.
    • Passports and other documents accepted for entry issued in Northern Mariana Isl. to nationals of the USA must be valid for a minimum of 3 months from the arrival date.
  • Since COVID:
    • Travelers must complete a health declaration form at least 48 hours before departure
    • If you require passport services, please refer to our passport services section.
    • No Visa required for up to a 90 day stay.
Health Requirements

Vaccinations are NOT required unless travel is from or through an infected area. Visit the Center for Disease Control: CDC.GOV for complete health requirements.

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