Embassy of Germany in San Jose


The German Embassy in Costa Rica is a bilateral mission in San Jose and promotes German interests in Costa Rica. The embassy of Germany also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Costa Rica. The German Embassy in San Jose is headed by Dr Ernst Martens - Ambassador of Germany to Costa Rica.


German Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica Edificio Torre La Sabana" 8 piso, 300 mts oeste del ICE Sabana Norte San Jose Apartado 4017-1000 San Jose Costa Rica


(+506) 22 90 90 91


(+506) 22 31 64 03






Dr Ernst Martens - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all German visa related matters contact the embassy in San Jose before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.san-jose.diplo.de ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+506) 22 90 90 91 or email info@san-jose.diplo.de

Consulates of Germany in Costa Rica

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

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

German Consulates in Costa Rica

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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