British Embassy in Costa Rica


British Embassy in Costa Rica – Embassy and Consulate Information
There is a British embassy located in the capital city of San Jose. If you are a British resident who is having problems while abroad or just needs a connection to the British officials, the British Embassy in Costa Rica can help. Below is the official contact information.

Telephone: + (506) 2258-2025
24 hr Emergency telephone: + (506) 2225-4049*
(*Pager -please leave message for British Embassy Duty Officer)

E-mail: britemb@racsa.co.cr
Fax: + (506) 2233-9938

PO Box 815-1007, Centro Colón, San José, Costa Rica

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GENERAL OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm / 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

CONSULAR OFFICE HOURS:
Monday to Friday
8:00 am – 1:00pm GMT – minus 6 hours

Official British Embassy in Costa Rica

Services Offered at the British Embassy

Aside from obvious solution for probl;ems related with lost or stolen passport, it can be a bit confusing knowing exactly what services are offered at the British embassy in Costa Rica. Below you can find a list of services offered by the embassy. If you are unsure of anything, call the embassy and they can help point you in the right direction.

  • Issuing replacement passports
  • Providing information about transferring funds
  • Providing appropriate help if you have suffered rape or serious assault, are a victim of other crime, or Are in hospital
  • Helping people with mental illness
  • Providing details of local lawyers, interpreters and doctors and funeral directors
  • Doing all we properly can to contact you within 24 hours of being told that you have been detained
  • Offering support and help in a range of other cases, such as child abductions, death of relatives overseas, missing people and kidnapping
  • Contacting family or friends for you if you want
  • Making special arrangements in cases of terrorism, civil disturbances or natural disasters