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This story was updated at 4:30 p.m. EST on Aug. 11 to reflect new information from the Costa Rica Tourism Board regarding travel insurance.
TORONTO — Canadians have been granted permission to enter Costa Rica but they must first test negative for COVID-19 within 48 hours of travel.
After closing its borders to all visitors on March 18, the destination announced that as of Aug. 1, visitors from a select number of countries – including Canada – are able to travel to Costa Rica by air. Other countries on the list include: Germany; Austria; Belgium; Denmark; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain/ Estonia; Finland; France; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Malta; Norway; the Netherlands; Poland; Portugal; United Kingdom; Czech Republic; Sweden; and Switzerland.
Visitors must have remained in one of the above-mentioned countries for a minimum 14 consecutive days prior to travel to Costa Rica.
All visitors must complete the following entry requirements:
Visitors who have entered Costa Rica as a tourist after Dec. 17, 2019 are allowed to remain in the country until Nov. 18, 2020.
For reopening updates from other destinations go to https://www.travelweek.ca/news/destinations-reopening-list-2/.