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Travel restrictions updates for Costa Rica
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16.10.2020 18:54: updated special requirements for all international flights.
Flights to Costa Rica are suspended.
- This does not apply to flights arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, United Kingdom and Vatican City (Holy See).
- This does not apply to flights arriving from the following states of the United States: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C. and Wyoming.
- This does not apply to repatriation flights.


15.10.2020 15:48: updated special requirements for all international flights.
Flights to Costa Rica are suspended.
- This does not apply to flights arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, United Kingdom and Vatican City (Holy See).
- This does not apply to flights arriving from the following states of the United States: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C. and Wyoming.
- This does not apply to repatriation flights.


15.10.2020 15:48: slacken entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- Effective 1 November 2020, passengers who in the past 14 days have been in the USA will be allowed to enter.
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A "Pase de Salud" form must be completed at most 48 hours before departure of the flight to Costa Rica. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival. The form can be obtained at https://salud.go.cr/
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Passengers traveling as tourists must have a medical insurance to pay for Coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment costs. The insurance must be issued by a company in Costa Rica or approved by the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism.


01.10.2020 17:34: imposed airports operations restrictions: some airports are closed or restrictions for operations of airports has been imposed.
Passengers must arrive at San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR).


30.09.2020 23:30: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
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A "Pase de Salud" form must be completed at most 48 hours before departure of the flight to Costa Rica. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival. The form can be obtained at https://salud.go.cr/
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Passengers traveling as tourists must have a medical insurance to pay for Coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment costs. The insurance must be issued by a company in Costa Rica or approved by the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism.


30.09.2020 23:30: cancelled home/self isolation.
Passengers are subject to self-isolation for 14 days.


30.09.2020 14:28: updated special requirements for all international flights.
Flights to Costa Rica are suspended.
- This does not apply to flights arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, United Kingdom or Vatican City (Holy See) .
- This does not apply to flights arriving from the following states of the United States: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C. and Wyoming.
- This does not apply to repatriation flights.


24.09.2020 22:58: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
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A "Pase de Salud" form must be completed at most 48 hours before departure of the flight to Costa Rica. The form can be obtained at https://salud.go.cr/
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Passengers traveling as tourists must have a medical insurance to pay for Coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment costs. The insurance must be issued by a company in Costa Rica or approved by the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism.


15.09.2020 04:06: updated special requirements for all international flights.
Flights to Costa Rica are suspended.
- This does not apply to flights arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, United Kingdom or Vatican City (Holy See) .
- This does not apply to flights arriving from the following states of the United States: Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
- This does not apply to repatriation flights.


06.09.2020 12:20: updated special requirements for all international flights.
Flights to Costa Rica are suspended.
- This does not apply to flights arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, United Kingdom or Vatican City (Holy See) .
- This does not apply to flights arriving from the following states of the United States: Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
- This does not apply to repatriation flights.


26.08.2020 23:24: imposed home/self isolation.
Passengers are subject to self-isolation for 14 days.


26.08.2020 23:24: updated special requirements for all international flights.
Flights to Costa Rica are suspended.
- This does not apply to flights arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, United Kingdom or Vatican City (Holy See) .
- This does not apply to repatriation flights.


26.08.2020 23:24: extended entry restrictions: imposed total entry ban.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
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A completed "Pase de Salud" form must be presented upon arrival. The form can be obtained at https://salud.go.cr/
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Passengers traveling as tourists must have a medical insurance to pay for Coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment costs. The insurance must be issued by a company in Costa Rica or approved by the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism.


03.08.2020 15:20: imposed special requirements for all international flights.
Flights to Costa Rica are suspended.
- This does not apply to flights arriving from Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.
- This does not apply to repatriation flights.


03.08.2020 15:20: slacken entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to passengers who have been only in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom in the past 14 days.
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Passengers arriving in Costa Rica must:
- have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 48 hours before departure; and
- have a medical insurance issued by an insurance company of Cost Rica.
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A "Pase de Salud" must be completed at https://salud.go.cr/ before departure.


01.08.2020 00:06: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
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Passengers arriving in Costa Rica must:
- have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 48 hours before departure; and
- have a medical insurance issued by an insurance company of Cost Rica.


28.07.2020 23:50: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.


28.07.2020 14:48: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter until 1 August 2020.


02.07.2020 14:50: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter until 1 August 2020.
"Epidemiological Form" must be completed at https://ccss.now.sh/ before departure.


29.06.2020 14:34: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter until 30 July 2020.
"Epidemiological Form" must be completed at https://ccss.now.sh/ before departure.


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