Vaccinations for
Costa Rica

Before you leave for Costa Rica, consider if you need any vaccines. Costa Rica carries a risk of diseases that you may not be protected against.

01.Vaccine list

Below, you can see the recommended vaccinations for Costa Rica. These are official recommendations, and whether or not you will need any of the listed vaccines depends on a variety of factors, including your medical history and the details of your trip. For a personal assessment, book a free telephone consultation with one of our prescribing nurses, who will create a vaccine plan based on your needs.

Most travellers

Diphtheria, tetanus and polio

Anytime before arrival

Hepatitis A

Anytime before arrival

Some travellers

Rabies

3 weeks before arrival*

Typhoid

2 weeks before arrival
Content reviewed by

Anne Marie Major, Independent Nurse Prescriber
June 21, 2019