Unless otherwise stated, country entry restrictions information was last updated on 07/11/2022 and is no longer being actively monitored.

United Kingdom to Costa Rica
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Page updated on 05.04.22. Reviewed on 10.11.22. Based on travel rules on
Testing requirements
Fully vaccinated
If you're fully vaccinated, no tests are required for travel to Costa Rica. Check how you can show proof of vaccination in the Vaccination or Previous infection section.
Not Fully vaccinated
Covid-19 tests are not part of the entry requirements for travel from the UK to Costa Rica.

  • Some travel providers may require a negative test prior to travel. Always check before your journey. View Fit to Fly providers
Pre-Arrival Requirements
Applies to everyone
Post-Arrival Requirements
Applies to everyone
Our sources don't currently indicate that any testing or quarantine is required after you arrive in Costa Rica.

Rules change at very short notice. Always check full government guidance before you travel.
Rules for Children
It is our understanding that there are no specific requirements for children or young people. Always check full government guidance before travel.
Additional Resources
If required by your airline, cruise operator or your accommodation, you can compare Fit to Fly tests here.
Further information
  • If you are travelling through another country or territory (including transit stops or layovers) before you arrive in Costa Rica, please also check the Entry requirements for travel from that country.
See where we get our information
  • https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/costa-rica/entry-requirements
Information is sourced from gov.uk at the time of listing and only includes testing requirements. Always check full requirements on the UK Government website and via your travel operator including any additional conditions for entry (required documentation, quarantine etc.). Be aware: some destinations aren't currently accepting travellers from the UK!

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