Embassy of Costa Rica in Montevideo


The Costa Rican Embassy in Uruguay is a bilateral mission in Montevideo and promotes Costa Rican interests in Uruguay. The embassy of Costa Rica also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Uruguay. The Costa Rican Embassy in Montevideo is headed by Ruth Mery Salas Salazar - Ambassador of Costa Rica to Uruguay.


Costa Rican Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay Juan Benito Lamas No. 2963 Casilla de Correos 12242 Montevideo Uruguay


(+598) 2-708-3645


(+598) 2-708-9727





Ruth Mery Salas Salazar - Ambassador

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Uruguay require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Costa Rican embassy in Montevideo 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 Montevideo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+598) 2-708-3645 or email embarica@adinet.com.uy

Consulates of Costa Rica in Uruguay

Next to the embassy in Montevideo there could be additional Costa Rican consulates located in Uruguay.

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

Costa Rican Consulates in Uruguay

Next to the embassy in Montevideo, 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 Uruguay ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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