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Residents can now enter Costa Rica without current Caja payments
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Residents can now enter Costa Rica without current Caja payments

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2020

Costa Rican residents can now legally enter the country even if their Costa Rica Social Security System (Caja) payments are overdue. The change was announced by the…

Costa Rica tourism: What states will be allowed next?
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Costa Rica tourism: What states will be allowed next?

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2020

Since September 1, Costa Rica has welcomed tourists from eight U.S. states, and three more will be added to the authorized list next week. According to Gustavo…

Come sail away: Rules for private flights and yachts entering Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Come sail away: Rules for private flights and yachts entering Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 2, 2020

September marks the long-awaited return of commercial flights from the United States to Costa Rica, but the new month has also opened other avenues for prospective visitors…

Visiting Costa Rica during the pandemic? Here’s what to expect
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Visiting Costa Rica during the pandemic? Here’s what to expect

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 29, 2020

Costa Rica is reopening its airports to U.S. tourists starting Tuesday, September 1. We've been covering the coronavirus crisis in Costa Rica since mid-February. But if you're…

Details: Decree lifts entry bans for Costa Rica residents
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Details: Decree lifts entry bans for Costa Rica residents

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 16, 2020

The official government newspaper, La Gaceta, has published a decree officially lifting Costa Rica's entry bans for permanent and temporary residents. Until Friday, residents who had left…

INS offers cheaper policy for visitors to Costa Rica
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INS offers cheaper policy for visitors to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 9, 2020

Some healthy competition has benefitted the consumer. The National Insurance Institute (INS) now sells a cheaper travel insurance policy for visitors to Costa Rica, the presidency announced.…

ICT confirms requirements for international travel insurance policies
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ICT confirms requirements for international travel insurance policies

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 6, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) has confirmed the insurance requirements for foreigners who wish to visit Costa Rica during the pandemic. In a press release released…

Costa Rica will accept other travel insurance policies for tourists
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Costa Rica will accept other travel insurance policies for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

Costa Rica will welcome tourists who obtain any qualifying travel insurance policy, even if the policy was not purchased through the National Insurance Institute (INS), The Tico…

IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists
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IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has asked Costa Rica to reconsider the requirements it's imposing on arriving tourists. In a press release issued earlier this week,…

Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies
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Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

The Immigration Administration on Monday clarified who can legally enter Costa Rica in August. Residents who were issued an entry impediment upon leaving Costa Rica (e.g. those…