Embassy of Costa Rica in Seoul


The Costa Rican Embassy in South Korea is a bilateral mission in Seoul and promotes Costa Rican interests in South Korea. The embassy of Costa Rica also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Korea. The Costa Rican Embassy in Seoul is headed by Mr Manuel Lopez Trigo - Ambassador of Costa Rica to South Korea.


Costa Rican Embassy in Seoul, Korea (Republic) 8th Floor, Iljin Building 50-1 Dowha-dong Mapo-Gu Seoul 121-040 Korea (Republic)


(+82) (2) 707-9249 (+82) (2) 707-9254


(+82) (2) 707-9255






Mr Manuel Lopez Trigo - Ambassador

Office Hours:

09:00 to 17:00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Korea require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Costa Rican embassy in Seoul 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 Costa Rica

For all Costa Rican visa related matters contact the embassy in Seoul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ecostarica.or.kr ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+82) (2) 707-9249 (+82) (2) 707-9254 or email embajadacr@ecostarica.or.kr

Consulates of Costa Rica in South Korea

Next to the embassy in Seoul there could be additional Costa Rican consulates located in South Korea.

Please check below for the locations of the Costa Rican consulates in South Korea.

Costa Rican Consulates in South Korea

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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