Whether you are a business owner, employee or customer, the Government of Costa Rica has some new "mandatory" guidelines for you to follow.
As of December 1, it will be mandatory to show the QR code of the COVID-19 vaccination certificate to enter the following establishments:
Restaurants, sodas, cafeterias and food courts (food trucks, food courts).
Bars and casinos.
General stores, department stores and shopping centers.
Hotels, cabins or accommodation establishments.
Activities, organizations or congregations in places of worship.
Event rooms for business, academic or social activities.
Theaters, cinemas, art and dance academies, and artistic activity establishments.
Sports activities establishments.
While the document that is required to show and the means of verifying the document won't be released until November, the expectation is that all business will comply with the new rules.
At the same time the government has announced what they term a lessening of restrictions specifically for those who have complied with the vaccinations.