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Vaccinated tourists and minors may enter the country without a insurance policy

August, 2021

Starting August 1st 2021, fully vaccinated travelers or minors will not need an insurance travel policy to enter the country, however, they must provide a proof with their full name, date of each dose (of the vaccine) and the pharmaceutical company ( Moderna, Pfizer-BioNtECH, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson).

As for people vaccinated in the United States, they must carry the covid-19 vaccination record card. This proof should be uploaded to the Health Pass:
Please be aware that the last dose of the vaccine must have been applied at least 14 days before arriving to the country, otherwise you need an insurance.

For travelers who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, or who were vaccinated with a vaccine other than the ones mentioned above, health insurance is still required to visit Costa Rica. The policy must meet the following requirements, as detailed by the CR Tourism Board (ICT):
Valid for the entire stay in Costa Rica.
$50,000 USD for medical expenses, including those from COVID-19 related matters.
$2,000 USD for lodging expenses in the event of COVID-19 quarantine.

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