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Reminder: Extended Costa Rica tourist visas expire in March
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Reminder: Extended Costa Rica tourist visas expire in March

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2021

Foreigners whose Costa Rica tourist visas have been extended due to the coronavirus pandemic will see that grace period end in March, in accordance with current legislation.…

Immigration services continue to be impacted by cybersecurity issue
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Immigration services continue to be impacted by cybersecurity issue

The Tico Times - February 7, 2021

The Immigration Administration website and some other services have been inoperable since Wednesday due to a cybersecurity issue. As of Saturday evening, the institution’s website remains offline.…

Reminder: Extended Costa Rica tourist visas expire in March
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Reminder: Extended Costa Rica tourist visas expire in March

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 4, 2021

Foreigners whose Costa Rica tourist visas have been extended due to the coronavirus pandemic will see that grace period end in March, in accordance with current legislation.…

Immigration services impacted by cybersecurity issue
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Immigration services impacted by cybersecurity issue

The Tico Times - February 4, 2021

The Immigration Administration website and some other services have been inoperable since Wednesday due to a cybersecurity issue. Read the release from Costa Rica's DGME below: ****…

How to extend your Costa Rica tourist visa
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How to extend your Costa Rica tourist visa

The Tico Times - February 3, 2021

During the coronavirus pandemic, Costa Rica's immigration officials typically limit the duration of a tourist visa to correspond with coverage dates indicated by the required medical insurance Below…

Costa Rica’s land borders will remain closed to tourists in March
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Costa Rica’s land borders will remain closed to tourists in March

The Tico Times - February 3, 2021

Costa Rica's land borders will remain restricted until at least April, the Costa Rican Presidency says. The measures mean tourists cannot enter the country via a land…

Costa Rica’s land borders restricted until (at least) February
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Costa Rica’s land borders restricted until (at least) February

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 5, 2021

Costa Rica's land borders will remain restricted until at least February, the Immigration Administration announced. The measures mean tourists cannot enter the country via a land border…

Residents returning to Costa Rica via land borders must isolate, government says
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Residents returning to Costa Rica via land borders must isolate, government says

The Tico Times - December 23, 2020

The Costa Rican Presidency on Wednesday published a reminder that residents who leave the country and return via land borders will be issued a 14-day isolation order.…

Costa Rica extends tourist visas until March 2021
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Costa Rica extends tourist visas until March 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 22, 2020

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration on Monday published a resolution which, among other items, extends the validity of tourist visas until March 2021. According to Resolution DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM, tourists who…

Costa Rica immigration offices to remain closed until October
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Costa Rica immigration offices to remain closed until October

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 19, 2020

The Immigration Administration on Friday said its main and regional offices will remain closed until October due to the coronavirus crisis. Read the release from DGME below:…