Embassy of Japan in San Jose


The Japanese Embassy in Costa Rica is a bilateral mission in San Jose and promotes Japanese interests in Costa Rica. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Costa Rica. The Japanese Embassy in San Jose is headed by Mr Yoshihiko Sumi - Ambassador of Japan to Costa Rica.


Japanese Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica Oficentro Ejecutivo, La Sabana, Edificio 7, Piso 3 detros de la Contraloroa Sabana Sur Apartado postal: 501 1000 San Jose Costa Rica


(+506) 296-1650 (+506) 232-1255


(+506) 231-3140






Mr Yoshihiko Sumi - Ambassador

Office Hours:

08.00-12.00 and 13.30-17.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Costa Rica require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese embassy in San Jose you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Japan

For all Japanese visa related matters contact the embassy in San Jose before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.cr.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+506) 296-1650 (+506) 232-1255 or email embjapon@racsa.co.cr

Consulates of Japan in Costa Rica

Next to the embassy in San Jose there could be additional Japanese consulates located in Costa Rica.

Please check below for the locations of the Japanese consulates in Costa Rica.

Japanese Consulates in Costa Rica

Next to the embassy in San Jose, Japan has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Japan does not have any consulates located in Costa Rica ).