Vaccinations protect you against infectious diseases that are prevalent in Costa Rica. Make an appointment for personalised travel advice at vaccinatiecentrum.nl.
The following vaccinations are recommended when travelling to Costa Rica:
DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio), Hepatitis A (infectious jaundice), Hepatitis B, Rabies and Yellow fever.
Some of these vaccinations are always advised, regardless of the length of your stay in Costa Rica. These are DTP and Hepatitis A. The other vaccination recommendations depend on your health situation, living conditions, length of stay, the areas you visit and the activities you undertake in Costa Rica.
Yellow fever does not occur in Costa Rica but a vaccination is mandatory if you are travelling in from a high-risk country. Yellow fever vaccination is also mandatory if you travel from Tanzania or Zambia to Costa Rica. Yellow fever vaccination is not mandatory if you travel from Panama or Argentina to Costa Rica.
Malaria is prevalent in Costa Rica. If you are staying in an area where malaria is prevalent, we sometimes recommend the use of malaria medication. Furthermore, it is important to take protective measures against malaria.
Schedule an appointment
Will you be travelling to Costa Rica soon? Don’t wait too long and make an appointment at vaccinatiecentrum.nl on time for your personal travel advice, including the necessary vaccinations and any travel medication. Together, we’ll make sure you’re well prepared for your trip and return healthy!