Contact and Office Information

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We are limiting in-person visits. Consular services remain available to Canadians. If you need help, please contact us before visiting.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories.

General Contact Information

Street address:
Behind the “Contraloría” in the
Oficentro Ejecutivo La Sabana
Building 5, Third floor
San José, Costa Rica

Mailing address:
Embassy of Canada
PO Box: 351-1007, Centro Colón
San José, Costa Rica

Tel.: (506) 2242-4400
Fax: (506) 2242-4410
Email: 
sjcra@international.gc.ca

Hours of operation:
Monday to Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
12:40 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday
7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Services for Canadians

Canadian Citizen Services Appointments

The Embassy of Canada to Costa Rica in San Jose provides services for Canadian Citizens (passport, citizenship and notarial services) on an appointment-only basis.

Book your appointment online

Consular section - Hours of operation

Monday to Friday 
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Email: sjcraconsular@international.gc.ca

The Consular Section provides assistance to Canadians who are in difficulties and also offers services linked to passports, Canadian citizenship and legalization of documents.  More detailed information on consular services offered can be found at www.travel.gc.ca/assistance/emergency-info/consular

Notary services (authentication of signatures – general, power of attorney, travel authorization for minors and others) by appointment only.

In case of an emergency abroad, contact the Consular Services

Toll free from land line: 0 800 015 1161
Collect calls, dial operator 1024 and 613 996 8885

E-mail: SOS@international.gc.ca
Website: www.travel.gc.ca

The Consular Section does not provide information about immigration or visas to Canada.  Please visit www.cic.gc.ca

Contact information is also available for the following office:

Statutory Holidays - 2022

Our offices are closed on the following days:

DateHoliday
January 3 MondayNew Year's Day (In lieu)
February 21 MondayFamily Day
April 14 ThursdayHoly Thursday
April 15 FridayGood Friday
May 23 MondayVictoria Day
July 4 MondayCanada Day
August 15 MondayMother's Day
September 15 ThursdayIndependence Day
September 30 FridayNational Day for Truth and Reconciliation
October 10 MondayThanksgiving
December 26 MondayChristmas Day (In lieu)
December 27 TuesdayBoxing Day (In lieu)