If you are flying to Costa Rica, you should check with three different authorities (Airline, TSA and Customs) to determine what you are allowed to bring to the country. We understand this can be confusing when those authorities sometimes contradict each other, that's why this
Costa Rica has reopened its borders, allowing tourists, residents, and nationals to travel in and out of the country. Please keep in mind that everyone must comply with the entry requirements established, per category, otherwise you will not be allowed in. Every single traveler, including
So you are picking up and moving to Costa Rica and you are wondering "what about my fur family?". Good news! We have you covered. Let's review the process.
There are two ways your pets can travel with you: via air with you in a carrier inside
It is a unique situation these Covid days as Canada tightens its entry requirements and thus affecting many Canadians that are currently outside the country.
Whether you are a resident, perpetual tourist, or have ended up on an unintentionally extended vacation here in Costa Rica -
If you plan to travel by air into the United States, you will need to get tested no more than 72 hours (3 days) before your flight and show your negative result before you board. If you already recovered from COVID-19 in the last 90
The Immigration Department issued Resolution N° DJUR-01-01-2021-JM, which nullifies or substitutes Resolution N° DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM.
Immigration will no longer extend the entry stamps; hence, it is to be expected that Transportation will not extend entry stamps either. This considering that our Immigration Department is now
Per CIRCULAR AJ-1945-11-2020-ABM, a slight change has been published regarding authorized entry to the country.
Up until Friday, November 20th, 2020, people who had received the approval Resolution of their Residency were not allowed to enter the country as Residents but rather as tourists. This has
We received clarification regarding the entry stamps granted in November.
As the expat community knows, back in September Immigration issued Resolution N° DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM which stated that tourists (non-Residents, meaning anyone who does not hold a DIMEX card in their hands) who enter the country from December
Last Thursday, the Minister of Tourism declared during the press conference that "Costa Rica is going to eliminate the requirement of a negative PCR test both for foreign tourists and Costa Ricans, and that these people won't receive a sanitary isolation order upon entry. Nevertheless,
The Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) issued a publication in their FB page stating that foreign nationals coming to Costa Rica from authorized countries or states (in the case they are coming from the US) can have lay overs not exceeding 18 hours in an