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United States Embassy and Consulates in Costa Rica

1 Diplomatic Missions 1 Cities

United States Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica

United States Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica
Calle 98 Vía 104, Pavas, San José, Costa Rica
Phone: +506 2519 2000 Working hours: Close now

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of United States may close on the following Costa Rican and U.S. holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday Date Counting down
Christmas Eve Friday, December 24 2 weeks, 3 days
Christmas Saturday, December 25 2 weeks, 4 days
New Year's Eve Friday, December 31 3 weeks, 3 days
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 3 weeks, 4 days
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Thursday, January 20 1 month, 2 weeks
President's Day Thursday, February 17 2 months, 1 week
Holy Week Holiday Wednesday, April 06 4 months
Holy Week Holiday Thursday, April 07 4 months
Holy Week Friday, April 08 4 months
Easter Thursday Saturday, April 09 4 months

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many U.S. Embassies/Consulates are there in Costa Rica?

United States currently maintains 1 diplomatic representative office in Costa Rica including and San Jose.

2 - Do Costa Rican citizens need a visa for United States?

Costa Rican citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into United States. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of United States in Costa Rica for further instructions.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of U.S. embassies in Costa Rica?

The U.S. representative offices in Costa Rica will be closed in observance of the following Costa Rican and U.S. holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Christmas Eve (US) Fri, Dec 24, 2021 (2 weeks, 4 days)

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Time in United States vs Costa Rica

Washington D.C., United States time is 1:00 hours behind San Jose, Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica 18:03PMSunday, December 05, 2021
Washington D.C., United States 17:03PMSunday, December 05, 2021