Visa Center is a non-government body which allows for Costa Rican Visa applicants to apply for Costa Rican Visa through localized offices in Toronto, Markham, Calgary and Vancouver. No waiting in lines at Costa Rican Embassy and Consulate | Costa Rica Visa Applications are always up to date | Requirements for Costa Rica visa are current; Expedited Service gets you fast Costa Rican visa | Low service fees start at $24 for some applications

If you need to visit our office please note that we work BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! To get one please click on "Book Appointment" button here:

Costa Rica Visa Pricing (includes Embassy and handling fee)
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Tourist Single Entry visa valid for 60 days with max 60 days stay $ 122.50
(+TAX $13.33)
Business Single Entry visa valid for 60 days with max 60 days stay $ 122.50
(+TAX $13.33)
*Above prices include Consular / Embassy fee, Visa Center fee. No other processing fees will be added.

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No holidays in the upcoming month.

Costa Rica Visa Requirements

  • Passport valid for 6 months.
  • One (1) passport size photo. (Photo facility is available on-site - TORONTO, OTTAWA, MARKHAM & VANCOUVER). Please note that photos from photo booth or home-shot photos are not acceptable.
  • Copy of round trip tickets or itinerary. Get it HERE -
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination. Copy of International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.
  • Employment Letter. A letter from your employer/school (on business letterhead, with contact details), stating that a leave of absence has been granted and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
  • Persons WITH DUAL citizenship, ONE of which IS Canadian, must apply WITH their Canadian passports only. Applicants WITH other THAN Canadian passports must provide the copy of the document confirming their current resident STATUS IN Canada (PR Card, Landed Document, WORK Permit)
  • Passport holders of non-Canadian passports may be exempt from visa to Costa Rica if they carry a Canadian Visa or PR Card
  • Emergency medical insurance is strongly recommended for all travellers and may be purchased by clicking on this link

Costa Rica Business Visa Requirements (additionally to the requirements above)

  • Bank Statement. Copy of a recent bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds.
  • Host's Bank Statement. If you will be receiving financial support from a host or other sponsor in Costa Rica, please provide a copy of that individual's bank statement. Please note that the invitation letter from your host should specifically state the types of support they will be providing (financial, accommodations, etc).