Telephone: (506) 2519-2000 or | From the U.S.: 011-506-2519-2000
Consular fax: (506) 2220-2455 | From the U.S.: 011-506-2519-2455
Location: see the map
Email address: ACSSanJose@state.gov
Note: Please note that visa inquiries cannot be answered at the above telephone numbers. Please call 4000-1976 within Costa Rica and (703) 745-5475 from the U.S. for any visa-related inquiry.
Hours of Operation
(Note: the Embassy is closed on U.S. and Costa Rican holidays)
We are pleased to offer an online appointment system for your convenience. In case of an emergency, please call 2519-2000 Monday-Friday from 8:00AM-4:30PM. If possible please complete and print all forms and applications PRIOR to your appointment.
Please visit our Passport, CRBA and Notary Services pages for details, instructions, or to make an appointment.
Consular officers monitor the general welfare of American citizens in Costa Rica. Please contact us for questions/information concerning the following:
- Death of an American citizen
- Arrest/detention of an American citizen
- Help for American victims of crime overseas
- American citizens missing abroad
- Abduction of a child abroad
- Sending money overseas
- Medical emergencies
- Lost and stolen U.S. passports abroad
Disasters in the United States.