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The voltage in Costa Rica is 110 volts. An adaptor will be required.

Embassies and consulates

British Embassy – Apartado 815-1007 - Edificio Centro Colón (Piso/Floor 11) - San José - t (506) 2258 2025 - www.ukincostarica.fco.gov.uk

Embassy of Ireland – Diplomatic representation for Irish citizens in Costa Rica is handled by the embassy at the United Nations in New York - www.irelandunnewyork.org


The currency is the colon (CRC).


To call Costa Rica from abroad

00 + 506 + the 8-figure number.

To call home from Costa Rica

00 + country code (UK 44 and Ireland 353) + local code (without the first 0) + the number.

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