Visa Requirements for Entering Costa Rica

Transit visa may be required

Transit visa

Mandatory

Transit visa

Travelers need a visa to transit through Costa Rica. A paper or embassy visa is the only visa available for travelers transiting through Costa Rica. The visa is typically a stamp or sticker added to the passport. Travelers must obtain this visa from a local embassy, consulate or visa center before traveling.
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Visitor visa

Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Costa Rica for Business or Tourism.
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Transit visa is not required

Not Required

Transit visa is not required

International travelers don’t need a visa to transit through Costa Rica.
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