shipping to Costa Rica from the US

Shipping to Costa Rica from the US

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Shipping Costs
You can start shipping your items to Costa Rica starting with 36.57 USD
Transit Times
Your items will be delivered in 2-4 business days using guaranteed couriers.
Duties & Taxes
You must pay the 13.00% VAT on items you import into Costa Rica by mail.
Prohibited Items
Animals, fish, birds (live), Bullion (of any precious metal), Ivory, PornographyMore

Duties & Taxes

Duties
0.00%
VAT
13.00%
De minimis for Duty
0.00 CRC
De minimis for Tax
50 CRC

You don't have to pay duties & taxes if your total shipment value is less than Costa Rica's De Minimis value which is listed above. However, it is important to note that depending the products you are shipping may subject to additional process please check out the country customs information before shipping.

Transit Times

FedEx PriorityFedEx Priority
1-3 days
DHL ExpressDHL Express
1-3 days
FedEx EconomyFedEx Economy
3-7 days
AramexAramex
10-15 days

Please note that shipping times are estimates and it might change depending on the current shipping conditions and customs processing time.

Prohibited Items

Animals, fish, birds (live)
Bullion (of any precious metal)
Ivory
Pornography
Firearms (complete), ammunition
Animal skins
Human remains, including ashes
Cash (current legal tender)
Gambling device(incl. Playing card)
Firearms, parts of
Loose (semi)precious stones
Illegal goods(counterfeit,narcotic)
Cashlike negotiable instruments
Explosives and weapons
Hunting trophies,animal part/remain
Imitation(replica) firearms,weapons
Imitation explos.devices,ammuniton
Human remains or ashes

It's important to note that this is by no means a comprehensive list of restricted items.

Cities

Forward.me will ship American products to your door in any Costa Rica city, including:

San José
Cartago
Puerto Limón
Liberia
Alajuela
Puntarenas
San Juan
Heredia
Santa Ana
Buenos Aires
Quesada
Cañas
El Roble
Santiago
Sixaola
La Cruz
Golfito
Ciudad Cortés

Shipping Destinations