Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy San Jose, Costa Rica January 16, 2024  Location:  Near the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Via 104 near Plaza del Oeste in the Pavas neighborhood.  Event(s):  A demonstration is expected to take place at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, January 16 near the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica.  The ... Read More»

Security Alert: Areas of Increased Caution

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy San Jose, Costa Rica (August 15, 2023) Location: Locations throughout Costa Rica.  See link to map below. Event:  There is no change to the Travel Advisory level for Costa Rica, which remains at Level 2:  Exercise Increased Caution.  In addition, the U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that it has established ... Read More»

Weather Alert for U.S. Citizens – Hurricane Season 2023 

U.S. Embassy San Jose  June 12, 2023  The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane Season which lasts through November 2023.  Hurricane Season in the Atlantic began June 1 and runs through November 30. The  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center  expects the 2023 season to be near-normal or average.  NOAA predicts that the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season will ... Read More»

Security Alert: Crime in Costa Rica

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy, San Jose, Costa Rica (March 1, 2023)  Location: San Jose and generally in Costa Rica. Event: The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica advises U.S. citizens of increasing levels of crime, particularly violent crime, in Costa Rica and specifically San Jose. For this reason, the Embassy would like to remind you of ... Read More»

Weather Alert: US Embassy Costa Rica

U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica Weather Alert Location: Throughout the country Event: The National Hurricane Center is tracking the development of a tropical storm forming in the southwestern Caribbean Sea that could strike Costa Rica. This storm is expected to become Hurricane Julia by Saturday night as it approaches the coast of Costa Rica. It ... Read More»

Weather Alert

June 29, 2022 Location: Throughout the country Event: The U.S. National Hurricane Center and Costa Rica’s National Commission on Risk Prevention and Emergency Response (CNE) are tracking the development of a tropical storm forming in the southern Caribbean Sea that could affect Costa Rica. This event is projected to bring heavy rain to parts of ... Read More»

Event: Travel Advisory – Costa Rica Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to Costa Rica due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution in Costa Rica due to crime. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4  Travel Health Notice for Costa Rica  due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country.  Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms ... Read More»

Event: Travel Advisory – Costa Rica Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Jose, Costa Rica (January 19, 2022) Reconsider travel to Costa Rica due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Costa Rica due to crime.    Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a  Level 3 Travel Health Notice  for Costa Rica due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. ... Read More»
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