17 March 2020 – Tourist visas extended until May 17

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Immigration, Tourism
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Directorate General of Immigration and Nationality

Overview: The Ministry of Security authorized the extension of tourist visa periods for foreigners who entered the country between December 20 and March 20. All visas are automatically extended until May 17, 2020.
Full details here: https://www.larepublica.net/noticia/permanencia-en-costa-rica-para-extranjeros-se-prorroga-por-ocho-semanas

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Type of Justification: No justification given