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Costa Rica tourism extension: Clarifications and details
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Costa Rica tourism extension: Clarifications and details

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2021

The Immigration Administration (DGME) has issued the decree formalizing the extension of tourism visas until June 1 for visitors who arrived in Costa Rica after December 17,…

Costa Rica extends tourist visas until June 2
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Costa Rica extends tourist visas until June 2

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 2, 2021

The decree formalizing this news has important clarifications. For the latest information, read our story here.  Original story follows.  **** The Immigration Administration (DGME) announced late Monday night that…

Official: Costa Rica’s land borders remain closed for arriving tourists
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Official: Costa Rica’s land borders remain closed for arriving tourists

The Tico Times - February 26, 2021

As we first reported earlier this week, Costa Rica's land borders will remain restricted until at least April. Throughout March, citizens and residents are among the only…

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

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 22, 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…

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…

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