Costa Rica

Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Accession accepted by Date of acceptance Entry into force
Israel 6-I-1999 1-IV-1999
Ireland 8-III-1999 1-VI-1999
Chile 8-III-1999 1-VI-1999
Finland 23-IV-1999 1-VII-1999
Luxembourg 29-VI-1999 1-IX-1999
Greece 21-XII-1999 1-III-2000
Argentina 5-I-2000 1-IV-2000
Australia 24-II-2000 1-V-2000
Belarus 5-VI-2000 1-IX-2000
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1-IX-2000 1-XII-2000
Colombia 16-X-2000 1-I-2001
Canada 26-X-2000 1-I-2001
Slovakia 7-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Poland 14-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Switzerland 15-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Panama 8-XII-2000 1-III-2001
Spain 6-II-2001 1-V-2001
Mexico 29-III-2001 1-VI-2001
Italy 1-V-2001 1-VIII-2001
Republic of Moldova 1-VI-2001 1-IX-2001
Portugal 12-X-2001 1-I-2002
Netherlands 8-I-2002 1-IV-2002
Hungary 11-III-2002 1-VI-2002
Norway 18-III-2002 1-VI-2002
Sweden 19-VI-2002 1-IX-2002
New Zealand 1-X-2002 1-I-2003
Serbia 19-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Cyprus 22-I-2004 1-IV-2004
Bahamas 29-X-2004 1-I-2005
Venezuela 16-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
France 14-X-2005 1-I-2006
Czech Republic 8-VIII-2006 1-XI-2006
Honduras 16-XI-2006 1-II-2007
Belgium 23-IV-2007 1-VII-2007
Germany 20-IX-2007 1-XII-2007
United States of America 26-X-2007 1-I-2008
Monaco 31-III-2008 1-VI-2008
China, People's Republic of 18-VI-2008 1-IX-2008
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 12-II-2009 1-V-2009
Slovenia 9-VII-2009 1-X-2009
Turkey 7-XII-2009 1-III-2010
Iceland 22-I-2010 1-IV-2010
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
South Africa 9-II-2016 1-V-2016
Entry into force between Costa Rica and Entry into force
Israel 1-IV-1999
Ireland 1-VI-1999
Chile 1-VI-1999
Finland 1-VII-1999
Luxembourg 1-IX-1999
Greece 1-III-2000
Argentina 1-IV-2000
Australia 1-V-2000
Belarus 1-IX-2000
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1-XII-2000
Colombia 1-I-2001
Canada 1-I-2001
Slovakia 1-II-2001
Poland 1-II-2001
Switzerland 1-II-2001
Panama 1-III-2001
Spain 1-V-2001
Mexico 1-VI-2001
Italy 1-VIII-2001
Republic of Moldova 1-IX-2001
Portugal 1-I-2002
Netherlands 1-IV-2002
Hungary 1-VI-2002
Norway 1-VI-2002
Sweden 1-IX-2002
New Zealand 1-I-2003
Serbia 1-XI-2003
Cyprus 1-IV-2004
Bahamas 1-I-2005
Venezuela 1-II-2005
Croatia 1-II-2005
France 1-I-2006
Czech Republic 1-XI-2006
Honduras 1-II-2007
Belgium 1-VII-2007
Germany 1-XII-2007
United States of America 1-I-2008
Monaco 1-VI-2008
China, People's Republic of 1-IX-2008
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-V-2009
Slovenia 1-X-2009
Turkey 1-III-2010
Iceland 1-IV-2010
Japan 1-IV-2014
South Africa 1-V-2016
Thailand 1-VII-2003
El Salvador 1-X-2001
Sri Lanka 1-IV-2002
Latvia 1-IV-2002
Peru 1-XI-2001
Nicaragua 1-X-2001
Estonia 1-X-2001

Netherlands - Entry into force

(for the Kingdom in Europe)

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(acceptance on behalf of the SAR of Macao and Hong Kong only)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Entry into force

(acceptance also on behalf of Montserrat, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, the Falkland Islands, the Isle of Man and Anguilla)

Thailand - Entry into force

(Costa Rica accepted Thailand's accession on 23 April 2003)

El Salvador - Entry into force

(Costa Rica accepted El Salvador's accession on 31 July 2001)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(Costa Rica accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 28 January 2002)

Latvia - Entry into force

(Costa Rica accepted Latvia's accession on 28 January 2002)

Peru - Entry into force

(Costa Rica accepted Peru's accession on 28 August 2001)

Nicaragua - Entry into force

(Costa Rica accepted Nicaragua's accession on 31 July 2001)

Estonia - Entry into force

(Costa Rica accepted Estonia's accession on 31 July 2001)