Visa-free travel for citizens of Costa Rica

If you have a passport from Costa Rica, you can visit these countries without getting a visa before your trip:

Visa-free entry (or visa-on-arrival) valid for 6 months

United Kingdom

Visa-free entry (or visa-on-arrival) valid for 180 days

Mexico
Panama

Visa-free entry (or visa-on-arrival) valid for 3 months

Argentina
Bahamas
Dominica
El Salvador
Honduras
Ireland
Japan
Kenya1
Uruguay
1Visa-on-arrival fee: USD50.

Visa-free entry to Schengen area for 90 days of any 180-day period

Austria
Belgium
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland

Visa-free entry (or visa-on-arrival) valid for 90 days

Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Guatemala
Nicaragua1
Paraguay
Serbia
South Korea
Venezuela
Zambia2
1Visa-on-arrival fee: USD10.
2Visa-on-arrival fee: USD50.

Visa-free entry (or visa-on-arrival) valid for 1 month

Belize
Hong Kong
Lebanon

Visa-free entry (or visa-on-arrival) valid for 30 days

Barbados
Egypt1
Malaysia
South Africa
1Visa-on-arrival fee: USD15.

Visa-free entry (or visa-on-arrival) valid for 21 days

Philippines

All other destinations

To visit other countries, or to stay for longer periods, you may require a visa. Please check with the embassy or consulate of the country you will be visiting.