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Costa Rica Travel Restrictions

1,647.0 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
19.87% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 17.03% last week
Most visitors from Israel can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

Costa Rica border status

Tourists must acquire mandatory travel insurance that covers lodging in the event of quarantine as well as medical expenses due to contracting COVID-19.

The insurance policy may be obtained from any international insurance company that meets the following requirements:

    Valid for the entire stay in Costa Rica (coverage dates).
    50,000 USD for medical expenses, including those from COVID-19.
    2,000 USD for lodging expenses in the event of COVID-19 quarantine.
Find all details here.


Outgoing travel to Costa RicaTraveling from Israel to Costa Rica

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Costa Rica.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for days upon entering Costa Rica.
Documents
Epidemiological Health Pass Form

This pass will be available 48 hours before boarding.

Health Insurance

or: https://tiendasagicor.com/en


Return travelReturning to Israel from Costa Rica

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Costa Rica must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Costa Rica will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Costa Rica

Masks:Required on public transportation.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers from Israel are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Required on public transportation.

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