Embassy of Costa Rica in Bern


The Costa Rican Embassy in Switzerland is a bilateral mission in Bern and promotes Costa Rican interests in Switzerland. The embassy of Costa Rica also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Switzerland. The Costa Rican Embassy in Bern is headed by Mr Roberto Avendaoo Sancho, Charge dAffaires a.i. of Costa Rica to Switzerland.


Costa Rican Embassy in Bern, Switzerland Marktgasse 51 3011 Bern Switzerland


(+41) (31) 37 27 887


(+41) (31) 37 27 834


costa.rica@bluewin.ch embcr.suiza@gmail.com



Mr Roberto Avendaoo Sancho, Charge dAffaires a.i.

Office Hours:

09.00-15.00 - preferably by appointment

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Costa Rican embassy in Bern 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 Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) (31) 37 27 887 or email costa.rica@bluewin.ch embcr.suiza@gmail.com

Consulates of Costa Rica in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern there could be additional Costa Rican consulates located in Switzerland.

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

Costa Rican Consulates in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern, Costa Rica has consulates in the following cities: Lausanne and Lugano

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Costa Rican Embassy in Bern offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Switzerland to Costa Rica as wel as for Costa Rican citizens in Switzerland. 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.