Costa Rican visa for Dominicans citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Dominicans passport holders visiting Costa Rica for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Dominicans citizens to enter Costa Rica for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Costa Rica e-visa for Dominicans citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Costa Rica visa on arrival for Dominicans citizens Not Available

Costa Rica tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Dominicans passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Costa Rica.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Costa Rica.

If you are looking for Costa Rica visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Dominican Republic, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Costa Rica nearest your place of residence.

  • Santo Domingo: The Embassy of Costa Rica in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Working hours: Close now)

Costa Rica visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Costa Rica diplomatic mission offices to Dominican Republic for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Dominican Republic traveling to Costa Rica from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Dominican Republic) estimated Change (%)
2008 209 N/A
2009 192 -8.13%
2010 210 9.38%
2011 219 4.29%
2012 234 6.85%
2013 243 3.85%
2014 253 4.12%
2015 266 5.14%
2016 293 10.15%
2017 296 1.02%
2018 302 2.03%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Costa Rica & Dominican Republic comparison

Costa Rica's area is approximately 51,060 km2 (19,714 sq mi), while the area of Dominican Republic is approximately 48,320 km2 (18,656 sq mi). This means Dominican Republic is 5.67% smaller than Costa Rica.

As of October 2021, Costa Rica's population is ~8.9 million people - 10,838,343 fewer people than the population of Dominican Republic.

We have highlighted Costa Rica & Dominican Republic’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Costa Rica Dominican Republic Difference
Population (est 2021) 8,894,748 19,733,091 10.8 million fewer people live in Costa Rica than Dominican Republic
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 98 13 Costa Rica has 85 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Dominican Republic.
Travel freedom (2021) 111 28 Costa Rica passport holders can visit 83 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 52 53 Costa Rican hosts 1 fewer foreign missions than Dominican Republic.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Dominican Republic travel to Costa Rica in one year?

The number of visitors from Dominican Republic visiting Costa Rica in 2018 was approximately 302.

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  • San Jose to Santo Domingo: 1629.33 km (1012.42 mi)
  • Travel time: 3 hours 23 minutes

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