Page updated on 05.04.22.
Reviewed on 26.08.22.
Based on travel rules on
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
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.
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Rules for Children
Our understanding of the requirements for Costa Rica is that there are no explicit exemptions or alternate rules for Children. Always check full government guidance before travel.
If required by your airline, cruise operator or your accommodation, you can compare Fit to Fly tests here.
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
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!