The Costa Rica embassy in the United States has its head quarters in the Capital city of Washington D.C. Our diplomats have different assignments representing our nation and have a strong commitment with both the United States of America and the Costa Rica citizens living abroad or visiting. They are also in charge of the honorary and official Consulates located in many cities through the U. S. territory. They also provide useful information about Costa Rica, its history, government human development and press services. The Costa Rica Embassy has four main sections under its jurisdiction:
Business and Trade: Giving guidance to Costa Ricans living abroad as well as North Americans who are interested in the economy of Costa Rica.
Tourism: Provide useful information on Costa Rica tourism, visa requirements and related topics for anybody that is interested.
Education and Culture: Useful information on permanent programs, Events, Galleries and Charities as well as links to Cultural sites of Costa Rica, English teaching programs, Spanish learning programs in Costa Rica and more.
Consular Affairs: A directory of Honorary and Official Consulates in the United States, visas, FQA about traveling to Costa Rica such as: How long can you stay, multiple visas, things you can bring into the country and related queries. They also manage Legal documents and national services, birth and marriage certificates and paperwork related.
The Ambassador, the highest official member of the Embassy is responsible for the diplomatic affairs and it’s the official representative of the people of Costa Rica. The Ambassador serving at the moment is H.E.F Tomas Dueñas, who has been Costa Rica’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Minister of Foreign Trade he has also been a Member of La Nacion Board of director’s (Costa Rica’s most important newspaper) he is also a Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Costa Rican Central Bank Museums, among many other high positions in Economic entities and Costa Rica government offices. He is a graduate from the University of Miami with a degree in business administration; also studied in the Universities of Columbia, Stanford and Pennsylvania.
If you wish to contact Costa Rica Embassy in the United States, this is all their contact information.
Embassy of Costa Rica
2114 S Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
Tel:(202) 234 2945
(202) 234 2946
Fax:(202) 265 4795
Emergency telephone number:(202) 288-9947