Maximum stay of 90 days and the passport has to be valid for at least 3 months

VISA REQUIREMENT: none

LENGTH OF STAY: maximum of 90 days

All adults and children require the following documents to enter Costa Rica:

 

  • A valid passport. The passport has to be valid for at least 3 months after arrival date to Costa Rica.

  • A return ticket to exit Costa Rica (either to return to your country or to go to another country). 

Exceptions: 


- Nationals from El Salvador can enter with a valid passport not longer than its expiration date. The length of stay granted will not be longer than the validity of the passport.

- Venezuelan nationals can travel to Costa Rica with a passport valid for at least 1 day.

 

Note: Minors who are not Costa Rican nationals nor legal residents in Costa Rica do not require a permit from the parents to enter/exit Costa Rica. However, they require a letter of consent duly notarized from the parent who is not accompanying the minor.