COSTA RICA (CR)

Country Summary

Country nameCosta Rica
ISO codeCR
RegionNorth America

Numbers Summary

Mobile Prefixes+506 4
Toll-Free Prefixes+506 800

Costa Rica: National

Requirements for Individuals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Name

Proof of Identity

  • Government Issued ID
  • Costa Rican Visa
  • Passport

Address

Address must be within Costa Rica

Proof of Costa Rica Address

  • Government-issued ID showing Costa Rican registered address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed
Information Required

Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government Issued ID
  • Costa Rican Visa
  • Passport
Information Required

Address

Address must be within Costa Rica

Documentation Required

Proof of Costa Rica Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID showing Costa Rican registered address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Corporate Identity Card (Cedula Juridica)

Business Registration Number

Proof of Business Registration Number

  • Corporate Identity Card (Cedula Juridica)

Business Address

Address must be within Costa Rica

Proof of Costa Rica Address

  • Extract from National Registry (Literal De Persona Jurídica)
Information Required

Business Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Corporate Identity Card (Cedula Juridica)
Information Required

Business Registration Number

Documentation Required

Proof of Business Registration Number

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Corporate Identity Card (Cedula Juridica)
Information Required

Business Address

Address must be within Costa Rica

Documentation Required

Proof of Costa Rica Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Extract from National Registry (Literal De Persona Jurídica)

Costa Rica: Toll-free*

Requirements for Individuals

Costa Rican Toll-Free Numbers are not available to individuals.  

Costa Rican Toll-Free Numbers are not available to individuals.  

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Corporate Identity Card (Cedula Juridica) for Costa Rican companies
  • Business Registration for non-Costa Rican companies

Business Registration Number

Proof of Business Registration Number

  • Corporate Identity Card (Cedula Juridica) for Costa Rican companies
  • Business Registration for non-Costa Rican companies

Business Address

May be anywhere in the world

Proof of Address

  • Extract from National Registry (Literal De Persona Jurídica) for Costa Rican companies
  • Extract from the Business Registr

Letter of Authorization

Letter of Authorization

  • Executed letter of authorization**

*Numbers are not allowed for calling card or callback service.

**If an executed Letter of Authorization (LOA) is required for documentation, please copy the template located here, fill it out, and then upload it to the Console.

Information Required

Business Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Corporate Identity Card (Cedula Juridica) for Costa Rican companies
  • Business Registration for non-Costa Rican companies
Information Required

Business Registration Number

Documentation Required

Proof of Business Registration Number

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Corporate Identity Card (Cedula Juridica) for Costa Rican companies
  • Business Registration for non-Costa Rican companies
Information Required

Business Address

May be anywhere in the world

Documentation Required

Proof of Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Extract from National Registry (Literal De Persona Jurídica) for Costa Rican companies
  • Extract from the Business Registr
Information Required

Letter of Authorization

Documentation Required

Letter of Authorization

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Executed letter of authorization**

*Numbers are not allowed for calling card or callback service.

**If an executed Letter of Authorization (LOA) is required for documentation, please copy the template located here, fill it out, and then upload it to the Console.

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