Sunday 13 June 2021

Immigration Control Points Holiday Hours

Costa Rica’s immigration service, the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) informs of its holiday hours at all (air, land and maritime) border control points.

The arrivals halls at the San Jose airport

If you are traveling to and from Costa Rica, keep the following holiday open and closing times in mind.

Peñas Blancas (border with Nicaragua):

  • December 24 – 6 am to 9 pm
  • December 25 – 6 am to 6 pm
  • December 31 – 6 am to 9 pm
  • January 01 – 6 am to 6 pm
- Advertisement -

All other times are normal hours, from 6 am to midnight.

Paso Canoas (border with Panama):

  • December 24 – 6 am to 6 pm
  • December 25 – 6 am to 6 pm
  • December 26 – 4 am to 10 pm
  • December 30 – 4 am to 10 pm
  • December 31 – 6 am to 6 pm
  • January 01 – 6 am to 6 pm

All other times are nomal hours, from 6 am to to 10pm.

La Tablillas (border with Nicaragua:

  • Normal hours 7 am to 5 pm

Juan Santamaria International airport in San Jose (SJO)

  • 24 hrs / 7 days

Daniel Oduber International airport in Liberia (LIR)

  • 5 am to 10 pm

Tobia Bolaños (Pavas) airport

  • 6 am to 6 pm

Immigration control points at Puntarenas, Quepso, San Carlos, Upala, Sarapiqui, Los Chiles, Limon, Guapiles, Liberia, Nicoya and El Coco:

  • Mondays to Fridays, 8 am to 4 pm.

Main offices in La Uruca and regional offices:

  • Closed from December 22, 2018, to January 6, 2019. Normal business hours resume on Monday, January 7, 2019.

- Advertisement -

We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Q Costa Rica
Reports by QCR staff

Related Articles

Today’s Vehicle Restriction: June 13, “EVENS”

Today, Sunday, June 13, only EVENS can circulate. The measure is countrywide...

On Monday the vehicle restriction will change, again

QCOSTARICA - In times of pandemic, things change constantly, especially when...


The Best Bingo Halls in Costa Rica

The small Central American country of Costa Rica is known to be one of the top locations to retire, but it is also known...

COVID vaccines in the workplace: Can I ask who got their shots?

(DW) Jon works for the local government in the US state of Virginia. The 40-year-old received both his COVID shots in April. Most of...

Plate rupture has potential for stronger quakes

QCOSTARICA - The 5.7-magnitude tremor, felt at 5:27 pmon Thursday, occurred in a maritime zone with the potential for stronger earthquakes, explained Ivonne Arroyo,...

Opinion: Peru’s electoral drama is damaging democracy

Q REPORTS (DW) In Peru, the left-wing village school teacher Pedro Castillo has in all probability been elected the new president. The fact that...

Europe opens the doors to tourism, these are the requirements

Q TRAVEL - Europe opened the doors to tourism. While worldwide vaccination against covid-19 advances above the levels of each country, the restrictions are...

Nicaragua’s Foreign Minister absent from the summit of Central American presidents

QCOSTARICA - The Daniel Ortega government sent its ambassador to Costa Rica, Duilio Hernández, as its representative to the summit of Central American presidents...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction: June 13, “EVENS”

Today, Sunday, June 13, only EVENS can circulate. The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm, save for those under the...

Today’s Covid News: Contagion rate in Costa Rica remains unchanged in the last week

QCOSTARICA - The contagion rate of covid-19 in Costa Rica in the last week did not change, a fact that is seen for the...

Your cell phone can now notify you if you had contact with a positive case of covid-19

QCOSTARICA - Fifteen months after the national emergency against covid-19 was declared, Costa Ricans will have a digital platform where you can be notified...


Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.