The Minister of Tourism Gustavo Segura announced today that the land borders will reopen starting April 5th, 2021. This means that land borders will now be opened to Residents, Nationals and Tourists.
To enter the country people will be required to meet the entry requirements, depending
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
Tico Times published an article on January 30th stating that the Panamanian Government will open the land border for tourist travel. However, the Costa Rican Government has announced that land borders will remain closed until March 1st, 2021. Thus, the only way to get in
On March 3rd, 2021 Immigration issued their latest resolution regarding Residency processing, tourist entry stamps, appointments at Immigration, etc. You can read a summary here. They have been consistently publishing these resolutions since the COVID19 crisis began in March 2020.
As you may recall, they started
As published by the President's Office yesterday, starting on November 1 and after the publication in the La Gaceta newspaper, foreigners who have an authorized legal stay under the immigration categories of permanent, temporary, special or non-resident residence subcategory stay, may enter the country by
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We have received a lot of questions regarding the driver's license for tourists who are currently in Costa Rica.
The travel restrictions enacted worldwide to
Many of you may already know this, however, it is always important to remember that an essential requirement when applying for Residency in Costa Rica is to have legal status in the country. That means that your entry stamp, received at the port of entry,
Once again we have to discuss penalties and fines. As we have mentioned many many times before, since March 2010 Costa Rica is trying to impose penalties and fines for overstaying.
The general idea is that tourists with expired entry stamps, temporary residence or special category