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Costa Rica Visa


Costa Rica Tourist Visa is for the people who intends to visit the places exploring the country. The applicant needs to apply for the visa at least 3 weeks prior to the intended date of the visit. Best time to visit Costa Rica is between December and April. Costa Rica is full of lively forests and sun-kissed beaches. Places like San Jose, Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Monteverde, La Fortuna are the popular destination of this country. Contact us for Costa Rica visa, tourist visa to Costa Rica, Costa Rica visa fees, visit visa to Costa Rica, Costa Rica processing time, Costa Rica application form.

Costa Rica Visa Requirements

  • Original Passport [Current and Previous if applicable].
  • Copy of All Bio-Data pages of Passport.
  • 3 Photographs 35mm wide –45 mm high. Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background.
  • Covering Letter from the applicant stating his/her full name, nationality, passport number, type & validity, address, purpose and duration of visit, approximate dates of arrival & departure,expected port of entry and exit, occupation, address in Costa Rica, date & place of birth, fax or email address for notifications. The letter should be duly signed by authorized signatory and has to be addressed to ‘The Visa Officer, Honorary Consulate General of Costa Rica, New Delhi’
  • Original personal bank statement with the bank’s seal and signature for the last 6 months with sufficient balance.
  • Personal ITR for 3yrs
  • Self Employed
    • Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation / Proof of Proprietorship / Partnership Deed
    • Brief Company Profile
    • Articles of Memorandum (In case the applicant is MD/Director)
  • Employed
    • Original Letter from the employer stating the applicant’s name, net & gross salary, years of service, and position in the company, bank account details.
    • Letter from the employing company (original document), stating the reason for the trip and who will be responsible for its payment.
    • Original bank statement of last six months with bank’s seal & stamp.
    • Last 3 months salary slips with company stamp.
  • Note:
    • 1- If the expense of the trip is borne by the Company or someone else, then please present that Company’s or that person’s bank statement (last 6 months)
    • 2- Registration certificate of the Indian company duly apostilled by MEA) and its official Spanish translation(duly apostilled by MEA)
  • Proof of Accommodation : Proof of stay in Costa Rica.
    • PCC : Police Clearance Certificate (duly apostilled by Ministry of External Affairs) and its official translation into Spanish (duly apostilled by Ministry of External Affairs)
    • Note – PCC must be issued from the regional passport office.
    • Marriage Certificate: Marriage certificate and a copy of both sides (duly apostilled by Ministry of External Affairs) and its official translation into Spanish (duly apostilled by Ministry of External Affairs)
    • Birth certificate in case of minors and copy of both sides (below the age of 18 years and duly apostilled from Ministry of External Affairs), and its official translation into Spanish (duly apostilled from Ministry of External Affairs)
  • Please Note:
    • All documents must be presented in English or Spanish or come with an official translation in order to be processed by the Consular Section of the Embassy. All presented documents will be kept by the Embassy for the records. The original document must be accompanied by its copy.
    • We will arrange for an appointment for a personal interview. This usually takes about a week. The applicant will have to go to the embassy once he/she receives a call from the embassy.
    • If the applicant holds a multiple entry visa (business/tourism) to USA OR Canada, he/she can stay in Costa Rica for a maximum of 30 days with any of aforesaid visas. However, the visa must be valid until the last day of his / her stay in Costa Rica.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on Costa Rica Tourist Visa.

Sanctum Consulting Costa Rica Visa Process and Services

  • We will submit the completed and processed application to the embassy.
  • Sanctum agents will provide all information on the documents to submit as per the Costa Rica visa requirement.
  • We will provide all the required letter formats for the visa.
  • We’ll provide you with refundable/free cancellation/book now pay later hotel itinerary links for Costa Rica visa application.
  • Same day courier*.
  • The Costa Rica Embassy generally takes the decision within a time period of 30-45 calendar days. The processing time starts, post the documents submitted at the respective embassy. Also, individuals can apply for the visa within 70 days from the travel date. 
  • Sanctum Processing time would be 45-50 calendar days.
  • We aim to provide you with the best services to ensure that you qualify and apply in a manner that results in visa approval.
  • We understand that every case is different; so we treat each case individually.
  • Same day issuance of travel insurance on actual policy cost.
  • Save Time & Effort at a minimal cost.
  • Periodic Visa Updates.
  • Your documents are safe, secure, confidential and our process is transparent!
  • Collect all essential documents and submit them at the embassy*.
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