Embassy of Panama in San Jose


The Panamanian Embassy in Costa Rica is a bilateral mission in San Jose and promotes Panamanian interests in Costa Rica. The embassy of Panama also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Costa Rica. The Panamanian Embassy in San Jose is headed by Mr Luis Ernesto Vergara Icaza - Ambassador of Panama to Costa Rica.


Panamanian Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica Barrio La Granja, del Antiguo Higueron de San Pedro 200 sur y 25 este, San Pedro Apartado: 103 o 2050 San Pedro de Montes de Oca San Jose Costa Rica


(+506) 280-1570 (+506) 281-2442


(+506) 281-2161





Mr Luis Ernesto Vergara Icaza - Ambassador

Office Hours:

09:00 - 14:00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Costa Rica require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Panamanian 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 Panama

For all Panamanian visa related matters contact the embassy in San Jose before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+506) 280-1570 (+506) 281-2442 or email panaembacr@racsa.co.cr

Consulates of Panama in Costa Rica

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

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

Panamanian Consulates in Costa Rica

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Panamanian Embassy in San Jose offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Costa Rica to Panama as wel as for Panamanian citizens in Costa Rica. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Panamanian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.