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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.…

Costa Rica, UN announce insurance benefits for more migrants
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Costa Rica, UN announce insurance benefits for more migrants

AFP - February 11, 2021

Costa Rica and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced Thursday an agreement that will provide health insurance to 10,000 refugees by the end of…

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.…

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…

Nicaraguans in Costa Rica ask UNHCR for support
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Nicaraguans in Costa Rica ask UNHCR for support

AFP - January 22, 2021

Nicaraguans who fled the government of Daniel Ortega to request asylum in Costa Rica are requesting support from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for medical…

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…