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Border Closures Extended Until April 1st

Costa Ricas' Government announced an update regarding the measures to face COVID crisis. One of the most important is the extension of the land borders closure, which means tourists won't be allowed to enter the

Costa Ricas’ Government announced an update regarding the measures to face COVID crisis. One of the most important is the extension of the land borders closure, which means tourists won’t be allowed to enter the country via Nicaragua or Panama.

Only nationals and residents are able to cross land borders with a sanitary order of isolation upon entry. The closure will be extended until April 1st.

This means all tourists who were benefited from the visa extension until March 2nd, will be required to do a border run by air if want to stay in the country. You can check the steps to comply and stay legally in the country here.

Vehicular Restriction, more open

The MOPT decided that as of March 1st, the countrywide vehicle restriction will be extended from Monday to Sunday until 11:00 pm., and announced the distribution of even and odd plates on weekends throughout the country is eliminated.

The weekdays’ restriction for plates is maintained in the Center of San José. Remember, the list of exceptions is maintained.

Beaches and Businesses Schedule

The beach hours are extended for an additional month from Monday to Sunday from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm.

In the same way, businesses with a health permit to operate customer service subject to hours may open from Monday to Sunday until 11:00 pm., all over the country. You can check here the details to operate according to the Shared Management Model: Costa Rica Works and Takes Care.

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