Pet Travel Question: Dog Travel to Costa Rica

Name: Richard
Number of Pets: Two
Pet Type: Dogs
Pet Breed: One Shih Tzu/Poodle mix, one Yorkie
From: New Jersey, USA
To: San Jose, Costa Rica



I am relocating to San Jose, Costa Rica. I have two medium-sized dogs (a Shih tzu/Poodle mix and a Yorkie). This will be our first trip and I have no idea as to the requirements for transporting them.Can you help me??



Hi Richard,

Thanks for your question. Here are the pet import requirements for Costa Rica (also another site that may help), and we recommend starting the process as soon as you can in order to avoid feeling overwhelmed.

Feel free to peruse our website for more information about pet travel, and if you have any more questions you're welcome to contact us.

Good luck with your travels!


PetRelocation Team




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