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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 04/08/2021 Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative Covid-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of flight departure from Costa Rica.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 04/08/2021 Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative Covid-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of flight departure from Costa Rica.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered ...
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Costa Rica Announces COVID-19 Security Measures for April and Date for Opening of Land Borders

Location: Costa Rica — Level 3 Reconsider Travel Event:  Costa Rica Announces COVID-19 Security Measures for April and Date for Opening of Land Borders.  Entry and Exit Requirements for U.S. Citizens.   PLEASE READ ENTIRE MESSAGE Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy San Jose (29 March 2021)  Costa Rica has confirmed 215,178 cases of COVID-19 as of March ...
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Funding for English Language, STEAM, Entrepreneurship, and Digital Media Literacy/Countering Disinformation Programs

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or project) in one or more of the following focus areas: Improve the quality of English language education at the preschool, elementary, secondary and higher education levels; ...
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Residents of Texas and Louisiana: Upcoming Special Elections

RESIDENTS OF TEXAS AND LOUISIANA: UPCOMING SPECIAL ELECTIONS Submit your absentee ballot now in these special elections for federal office: The following states have elections in the next 90 days: March 20, 2021: Louisiana Special Primary Elections in U.S. Congressional Districts 2* and 5** May 1, 2021: Texas Special Election in U.S. Congressional District 6*** ...
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Costa Rica Extends Tourist Visa Validity Until June 2, 2021 With Proof of Purchase of COVID-19 Medical Insurance …

Location: Costa Rica — Level 3 Reconsider Travel Event:  Costa Rica Extends Tourist Visa Validity Until June 2, 2021 With Proof of Purchase of COVID-19 Medical Insurance and Notification to Costa Rica’s Tourism Institute (ICT).  PLEASE READ ENTIRE MESSAGE Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy San Jose (2 March 2021)  Costa Rica has confirmed 205,086 cases of ...
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