Costa Rica

Drinking Age in Costa Rica

Drinking age in Costa Rica is
See below for more details on drinking age and alcohol purchase age in
Costa Rica

This is not legal advice.
Check with local law enforcement what is the legal drinking age
BEFORE drinking or purchasing alcohol while in the country.


More legal details
Click here: Wikipedia Legal Drinking Page
Purchase Age
On Premise 18
Off Premise None
Drinking Age
Private None
Public None

More legal details

If the answer above is None it means there is no specific mention in the legislation, but you still need to ask local law enforcement before drinking in Costa Rica.

The law prohibits the sale of alcohol to a minor (anyone under the age of 18 years). Selling alcohol to a minor will be punished with a fine equivalent to ten basic salaries. Whoever permits minors to maintain in any establishment which main purpose is to sell alcohol beverages, will be sanctioned with a fine equivalent to five salaries. It is not prohibited for minors to buy, attempt to buy or consume alcohol.

You can find more legal details and links here:
Wikipedia Legal Drinking Page

Others countries in
Central America