British nationals do not require a visa to enter Costa Rica for up to 90 days. Your passport should have at least one day’s validity from the date you are leaving Costa Rica. You must be able to produce evidence of a return or onward travel on arrival.
There is a departure tax, which is usually included in the airfare. Check with your airline to confirm this.
The information found here is based on the response provided by the Costa Rican embassy. We recommend you always double check the latest information directly with the embassy before you travel. If you wish to travel for longer than the visa-free period, you should speak to the Costa Rican embassy directly on 0207 629 3111.