Costa Rica

Visa Information
Passport requirements

All nationals require a valid passport.

At date of entry required by all.

Visa requirements
Who does not require a visa?
Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa when entering as a tourist:

Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Uruguay.

All passengers requiring a visa must hold documents required for the next destination.

Required documents for visa application
Tourist Visa:
  • Application form
  • Passport-size photo
  • Valid passport with 1 full blank page
  • Return ticket
  • Evidence of sufficient funds for stay
  • Proof of purpose of visit
Validity of Visa
  • Tourist Visa: 30 to 90 days.
Costs of Visa
  • Student Visa: 20 EUR
Time required to issue visa
  • Tourist Visa: 1 to 2 days
Depending on nationality of applicant.
Embassy contact information
  • Embassy of Costa Rica in England UK: 
  • Embassy of Costa Rica in USA: 
  • Embassy of Costa Rica in Canada: 

All information on this page has been carefully investigated. However visa requirements change frequently and the information is provided without any guarantee.
Before departure it is recommended to check the website of the embassy. For further questions regarding visa requirements contact directly the embassy of Costa Rica in your country.
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