Costa Rica Visa Information

Visa Procurement

Please be advised that visa requirements are subject to change and that visa procurement is the responsibility of the traveller and not On The Go Tours, therefore it is essential that you check current visa requirements with the embassy before travel. Please also ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months from your planned date of departure from Costa Rica.

Visa Requirements

British, other EU, Australian, New Zealand, South African, Canadian and US passport holders travelling to Costa Rica for touristic purposes do not require a visa for stays up to 90 days (30 days for South Africans). Other nationalities should check their visa requirements with the embassy or refer to Project Visa for more information.

Please double-check all visa requirements with the Costa Rica embassy at least one month before travel as the above is intended as a guide.

See Also

For further help planning your visit to Costa Rica take a look at our handy Travel Guide resources:

Best Places to Visit - recommended top spots in Costa Rica
Best Time to Visit - climate, seasons and festivals of Costa Rica
Top Travel Tips - useful info on money, health and food in Costa Rica
Beach Guide - top 10 beaches in Costa Rica
Wildlife Guide - Costa Rica's favourite species and where to find them
Style of Travel - what to expect on our Central America group tours