Costa Rica closed borders until August 1st, 2020 due to Covid-19

by | Jul 2, 2020 | GLC Abogados, Immigration Division, News

Border closed until August 1st, 2020.

This extension was established and published today in the Official Gazette, Executive Decree number 42432, which states that the measure restricts the entry of non-resident foreigners into the country and it is extended until August 1st, 2020, this date is not final. Due to the COVID-19 crisis and according to the health measures adopted by the Government of Costa Rica since last March, the dates may vary depending on the situation of the country at the end of Jul, and with the population’s welfare living in the country.

Any person entering the national territory must continue to comply with the measure of 14 days of home isolation and will be notified by the health order issued by immigration officials on their entry into the country.

This information and the respective restrictions vary constantly given the nature of the emergency, so in case you have to leave the country, please contact us before coordinating your trip in order to review your case and corroborate that your application, process or subsequent return to the country will not be affected.