Visa and Immigration for Costa Rica

A visa is “an endorsement on a passport indicating that the holder is allowed to enter, leave, or stay for a specified period of time in a country”.

If you are a citizen of the United States, a visa is not required to travel in Costa Rica for this program.

If you are not a citizen of the United States, you may be required to obtain a visa prior to travel. CISabroad is not a visa processing centre. It is your responsibility to understand the immigration laws surrounding your country’s requirements for visiting Costa Rica. Your program manager can provide documents you may need to support¬†your visa application.

Now, ask yourself, “Do I need to apply for a visa to enter Costa Rica?