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Consular fees for Consular Services must be deposited in the corresponding bank account:

  • CONSULATE GENERAL IN OTTAWA AND HONORARY CONSULATE IN VANCOUVER: Bank of Montreal, N°0005-4608-520 “Embassy of Costa Rica, Consular Services”
  • CONSULATE GENERAL IN TORONTO: Bank of Montreal N° 0389 4785-814. “Consulate General of Costa Rica in Toronto”.
  • If paying by wire transfer an additional amount of $US14,00 must be deposited due to bank charges.
Cash payments are not accepted at the Consulate.

Find a summary of main consular fees:

Consular Services

Consular fee

Legalization of signatures registered at the consulate

US$ 40.00

Legalization of diplomas and transcripts of Costa Rican citizens.

  • US$10.00. Proof of Costa Rican citizenship presenting ID, valid Passport, or birth certificate no more than one year of issuance.
  • FREE OF CHARGE. Costa Rican students with scholarship must present a proof of that condition.

Legalization of diplomas and transcripts of foreign students.


Legalization of birth certificates, marriage or death of Costa Rican citizens, with the purpose of registration at Civil Registry of Costa Rica. 


Authentication of power of attorney for the registration of a trade mark or patent.


Here you can access the latest Consular Fee Decree. (Decreto No 35757-RE del 4 de enero de 2010)
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