Spanish embassies in Costa Rica

Travelers from all across the globe love traveling to Spain. It is one of the most popular countries and citizens from Costa Rica frequently visit Spain for many different reasons. Depending on the nationality, length of stay and reason for visiting Spain, there are different types of visa available for Spain.

Currently citizens from Costa Rica may travel to Spain without a visa for visits that will be shorter than 90 days. Though, towards the latter part of 2022, all Costa Rican citizens planning to travel to Spain for purposes relating to tourism or business will have to complete an application form for an ETIAS visa waiver.

Applying for an ETIAS will fortunately be simple to complete and applicants will be asked to share personal particulars such as their full name, birthdate, residential address and passport details. The objective of this travel authorization is to help with immigration as well as security across the European continent. This new ETIAS visa waiver will also enable citizens from Costa Rica to enter the other Schengen countries.

There are close to 600 Spanish diplomatic and consular representations overseas, of which only one is situated in Costa Rica. There are also Spanish representations in two neighboring countries, namely Nicaragua and Panama.

All travelers are advised to reach out to the embassy in San José first if they have a question in connection with their passport and/or visa. Their office hours are from 08:00 till 15:30, but it is best first to confirm these opening hours with the embassy directly.

Currently, Costa Rica boasts three representations in Spain. There is an embassy based in Madrid and two consulates found in Malaga and Barcelona.

List of Spanish Embassies and Consulates in Costa Rica

Here is the address and contact details for the sole Spanish representation in Costa Rica:

Embassy of Spain in San José contact details:
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Calle 32 (entre Paseo Colón y Avenida Segunda), Apartado de Correos: 10150, 1000 San José, Costa Rica
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(+506) 22 22 41 80
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(+506) 22 22 19 33 / 57 45

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