Costa Rica covid 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.

  • Entry requirements for Costa Rica
  • Vaccine rollout (%) Fully vaccined
  • New cases/100k 7-day

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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 05/08/2022 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 4,460,393 86.8%
Fully vaccinated 4,186,342 81.5%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Costa Rica is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 05/08/22.

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
2022-07-31 759.8 -53.5%
2022-08-07 310.6 -59.1%

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.

269.6
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1635.2
759.8
310.6
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12/06
19/06
26/06
03/07
10/07
17/07
24/07
31/07
07/08

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.

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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.

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Open for vaccinated arrivalsO*
    Open for vaccinated arrivals
  • Quarantine for unvaccinatedQ*
    Quarantine for unvaccinated
  • Vaccination requiredV
    Vaccination required
  • Test or vaccination requiredT|V
    Test or vaccination required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Test + vaccination requiredT+V
    Test + vaccination required
  • Closed for tourismC
    Closed for tourism

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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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