United Kingdom Business Visa For Costa Rica (90 Day Visa Free Period)

This page provides visa information for UK Citizens wanting to travel to Costa Rica.

Important Information

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.

Is this visa the right one for me?

This visa can be used for business travel to Costa Rica. Business activities include:

  • Business Meetings
  • Negotiating Trade Deals
  • Paid Research and Lecturing
  • Investment and Purchasing
  • Business Conferences and Seminars
  • Attending Training Courses


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.

Travel Requirements

In order to travel to Costa Rica there are a few requirements. Click on any of the icons below to learn more about each one.

Visa Not Required

Citizens of the United Kingdom can enter Costa Rica without a visa for up to 90 days.


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