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Costa Rica mandatory travel insurance

Everything you need to know about Costa Rica mandatory travel insurance


Costa Rica has reopened its borders, ready to receive tourists to enjoy and explore the beauties of our country.

As part of this opening, the government implemented two essential requirements that all foreigners must meet to visit Costa Rica:

    1. Complete the online form of the Ministry of Health with all your medical history, 48 hours before boarding, and one form per person.
    2. Tourists must purchase mandatory travel insurance that covers accommodation in case of quarantine and medical expenses due to COVID-19 illness. The insurance must cover at least $ 50,000 in medical expenses and $ 2,000 in lodging to perform the quarantine.

Does Costa Rica accept international travel insurance?

Yes, international travel insurance is allowed, the tourist must request from their insurer a certification issued in English or Spanish, stating the following conditions:

    1. Validity of the effective policy during the visit in Costa Rica.
    2. Guarantee of coverage for medical expenses in cases of pandemic disease COVID 19 in Costa Rica, for at least US $ 50,000
    3. Minimum coverage of US $ 2,000 for lodging expenses due to pandemic illness or trip interruption, which covers the extra expense of the passenger due to quarantine.

If you do not know where to get this insurance, we present Terrawind Global Protection, it is an insurance and travel assistance company established in 1987, which has a series of plans that will allow you to enjoy your visit to Costa Rica without worries.

We recommend the following plans that are requested by the government:

Receptivo 46yr: Coverage for USD$100,000 in medical expenses for individuals up to 45 years old

Receptivo ADT: Coverage for USD$80,000 in medical expenses for individuals ranging from 46 to 69 years old

 Receptivo Premium: Coverage for USD$250,000 in medical expenses for individuals ranging from 0 to 70 years old

So now you know, if you are going to travel to Costa Rica, acquire your mandatory insurance to enter, reserve your vehicle with Toyota Rent a Car and you will be ready to enjoy an extraordinary vacation.

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