The strategic importance of Central America and Panama for Costa Rica is business tourism, which is the main travel reason for those who choose the airway to visit us from these countries.
In 2019, 144,330 international arrivals from Central America were counted, which in statistical terms for the ICT is made up of Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
The stay of those who visit us for business and professional reasons is estimated to be 8 nights on average according to the surveys carried out by the ICT in Juan Santamaría and 7 nights on average, for those who enter through the Daniel Oduber Quirós airport in Guanacaste.
- Complete the digital form called HEALTH PASS and available at https://salud.go.cr
- Take the COVID-19 PCR test and get a negative result; the sample for the test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before the flight to Costa Rica.
- Mandatory travel insurance that covers accommodation in case of quarantine and medical expenses due to COVID-19 illness. Said insurance can be international or purchased from Costa Rican insurers.