Costa Rica Entry requirements
The information below is to be used as reference only. please note that some countries can be removed from the lists below with out notice. In case of doubt please visit the following website: www.migracion.go.cr.
Citizens of the following countries holding a valid passport can enter Costa Rica for a period of 90 consecutive days without a visa:
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France and Germany Dependencies, Greece, Holland and Dependencies, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America and Uruguay.
Citizens of the following countries holding a valid passport can enter Costa Rica for a period of 30 consecutive days without a visa:
Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Chile, Dominica, El Salvador, Estonia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Iceland, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Saint Kitts/Nevis, San Marino, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, The Vatican and Venezuela.
Citizens of countries not listed need to contact a Costa Rican Embassy or Consulate to apply for a visa. You can find a list of Costa Rican embassies and consulates at: www.migracion.go.cr
Costa Rica Exit Tax
Please note that there is a $29 USD departure tax payable at the aiport with USD/Costa Rican cash or VISA, Matercard or American Express. This tax must be paid before you check in for your flight.