Belizean visa for Costa Rican citizens

A visa is NOT required for Costa Rican passport holders visiting Belize for a short-term stay: 90 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Costa Rican citizens to enter Belize for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 90 days
Evisa Belize e-visa for Costa Rican citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Belize visa on arrival for Costa Rican citizens Not Available

Belize tourist visa requirements:

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

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

  • San Jose: The Consulate General of Belize in San Jose, Costa Rica (Working hours: Close now)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Costa Rica) estimated Change (%)
2008 1,341 N/A
2009 1,454 8.43%
2010 1,440 -0.96%
2011 1,440 0.00%
2012 1,412 -1.94%
2013 1,548 9.63%
2014 1,532 -1.03%
2015 1,517 -0.98%
2016 1,501 -1.05%
2017 1,470 -2.07%
2018 1,486 1.09%

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

Belize & Costa Rica comparison

Belize's area is approximately 22,810 km2 (8,806 sq mi), while the area of Costa Rica is approximately 51,060 km2 (19,714 sq mi). This means Costa Rica is 2.24 times bigger than Belize.

As of September 2021, Belize's population is ~940668 people - 7,594,561 fewer people than the population of Costa Rica.

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

Belize Costa Rica Difference
Population (est 2021) 940,668 8,535,229 7.6 million fewer people live in Belize than Costa Rica
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 56 98 Belize has 42 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Costa Rica.
Travel freedom (2021) 68 111 Belize passport holders visit 43 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 34 52 Belizean hosts 18 fewer foreign missions than Costa Rica.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Costa Rica visiting Belize in 2018 was approximately 1,486.

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  • Belmopan to San Jose: 882.47 km (548.34 mi)
  • Travel time: 1 hours 50 minutes

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