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Costa Rica’s entry requirements for covid-19.

24 de May de 2021

If you are looking to come to Costa Rica, you can find all the information about Costa Rica’s entry requirements for covid-19.

Air and marine entry to Costa Rica has been opened for all countries. International arrivals by air are only possible on international private or commercial flights landing in Juan Santamaría International Airport or Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport.

You don’t need a Covid Test to get in

Costa Rica is one of the just few countries we dont reques Covid test to get in, This is a good thing if you are planning to visit us.

The Costa Rican Government is not requiring coronavirus tests as a requirement to enter the country by land crossings or by air, nor has it issued quarantine orders for those entering the country by air or land.

Health pass and medical insurance

Ok Please bewere this is a very important info, basacly are Costa Rica’s entry requirements for covid-19.

  • Completing the HEALTH PASS online form available at
  • Acquiring medical insurance

International polices

The insurance policy may be obtained from any international insurance company that meets the following requirements:

  1. Valid for the entire stay in Costa Rica (coverage dates).
  2. 50,000 USD for medical expenses, including those from COVID-19.
  3. 2,000 USD for lodging expenses in the event of COVID-19 quarantine.

Please request a certificate or letter from the insurance company, in English or Spanish, that indicates the following:

  1. Traveler’s name.
  2. Effective dates of the policy during the visit in Costa Rica (travel dates).
  3. Guaranteed coverage of at least 50,000 USD for medical expenses in the event of contracting COVID-19 in Costa Rica.
  4. Minimum coverage of 2,000 USD for lodging expenses due to quarantine or travel interruption.

This certificate must specify that the policy covers COVID-19 and must be attached to the HEALTH PASS for review and approval by the Costa Rican authorities. Insurance cards are not accepted. The information must be provided in the form of a document.

Local polices

Tourists can also opt for any of the following Costa Rican insurance companies, which sell products that are registered and authorized by the Office of the Superintendent General of Insurance of Costa Rica.



BlueCross BlueShield:  

IMPORTANT: For international policies, the minimum coverage has been set at USD 50,000. However, the minimum coverage for policies sold by Costa Rican insurance companies is USD 20,000.

Foreigners with permanent or temporary residence 

With the exception of those who fall under the subcategory of students, must demonstrate that they are covered by Costa Rican social security and that their coverage is currently in effect, which can be verified at the following address:

Tourists who are passing through the country in transit must acquire an insurance policy with a minimum coverage of five days.

Costa Rican citizens do not require medical insurance.

Please of you have any extra question about Costa Rica’s entry requiriements for Covid-19 you can go to or also fell free to contact us.

Pura vida and Hope to see you soon