10 Things You Need to Know to Prepare for Your TEFL Class in Heredia, Costa Rica

International TEFL Academy is proud to offer a world-class 4-week Costa Rica TEFL class at our licensee in the heart of Heredia. Employing a state-of-the-art curriculum and taught by expert instructors, this course is designed to provide you with the skills & qualification you need to succeed in teaching English abroad. This course is fun and you will learn a ton, but it is also very demanding and requires that you be prepared to meet the full-time demands of a rigorous university-level course.

To help you prepare for this course, we've compiled the most common and most important questions raised by our students in addition to advice & tips from actual graduates of the course. 

What Type of Visa Do I Need for Teaching English in Costa Rica?


Why not?! This beautiful nation in Central America offers a tropical climate, beautiful beaches, lush rain forests and historic cities. It is also one of the strongest job markets for teaching English in Latin America.

One critical matter to learn about no matter where you decide to teach English abroad are visas and/or work permits that you might need to acquire to teach English. Visa requirements and practices vary from country to country so it's important that you learn what the exact policies and practices are in each country that you are researching.