Migration office extends the stay of foreign tourists in the country.

The General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners authorizes that the legal permanence of foreigners who have entered the country after December 17th, 2019, be extended for the last time, and who maintain valid insurance until June 02sd, 2021.

This extension is authorized after a request from the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT), said request has the approval of the Ministry of Health.

The foreign person who is as a tourist must have insurance that covers accommodation and medical expenses that Covid 19 may generate.

The foreign person must send the proof of their insurance policy to the email seguros@ict.go.cr for the Costa Rican Tourism Institute to validate Compliance with this requirements.

The foreign person who does not validate their insurance within the period of legal permanence, will incur an irregular stay, for which the sanctions provided for in the national regulations will be applicable.

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