Travel visas are not required to enter Costa Rica for USA, Canadian, UK, Australian or New Zealand citizens who are only staying in Costa Rica for the duration of the ISV Program (up to 30 days). For UK, Australian and New Zealand citizens who are transiting through the USA, an additional transit visa is required, called an ESTA. Please check with the USA Embassy to determine eligibility and to apply for an ESTA.Participants who are not a citizen of the USA, Canada, UK, Australia or New Zealand:
- Check with the Costa Rican Embassy for specific visa requirements.
- As flights may transfer via Los Angeles or other points within the USA, an additional VISA may be required in order to enter the USA, therefore be sure to check with the USA Embassy to determine eligibility for entry or transit into the USA.
- Acquiring any/all necessary documents for Costa Rica and the USA are the responsibility of the participant.
You can find more visa information on the following website: http://www.costarica.com/Trip-Planning/Travelers-Info/Passport-&-Visa-Information/