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Costa Rica travel advice
Explore Covid-19 statistics relating to new cases and the vaccine rollout in Costa Rica plus up-to-date travel advice on entry requirements from government agencies.
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Vaccine rollout (%)
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Costa Rica covid live updates
- Travel advice for Costa Rica - UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)
- Travellers' health for Costa Rica - Ministry of Health, Costa Rica
- Coronavirus timeline in Costa Rica - Our World in Data
- Latest info on travel to Costa Rica - Costa Rica Tourism Board
FCDO travel advice
Covid-19 vaccine rollout
Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Costa Rica showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially or fully vaccinated.
|As of 10/03/2023||Number of people||Percentage of population|
The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Costa Rica is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 10/03/23.
Covid-19 statistics - new cases
The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Costa Rica recorded in the latest 7-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.
|Week ending||7-day average||7-day weekly change|
New cases 7-day average
The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Costa Rica recorded over the past 10 weeks.
The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for Costa Rica is provided by Our World in Data and is updated weekly.
Entry requirements & travel restrictions
Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Costa Rica including entry requirements and the rules on pre-departure Covid-19 testing and quarantine.
Are there entry restrictions to Costa Rica due to Covid-19?
Costa Rica is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Costa Rica.
Check out Costa Rica Tourism Board for more information.
- OOpen for tourism
- O*Open for vaccinated arrivals
- Q*Quarantine for unvaccinated
- VVaccination required
- T|VTest or vaccination required
- QQuarantine required
- TTest required
- T+VTest + vaccination required
- CClosed for tourism
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Costa Rica?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Costa Rica. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
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