Country Information: Emergency Numbers

911 Emergencies

  • Costa Rican Red Cross
  • Fire Department
  • National Emergency Commission
  • National Poison Control Center
  • Civil Guard
  • Radio Patrol Police Units
  • Traffic Police
  • OIJ – Office of Investigation
  • Drug Control Police: 800-376-4266

National Insurance Institute

  • Traffic Accidents 800-800-8000 – (all accidents must be reported immediately to this number without moving the vehicles involved)

Telecommunications

  • Information commercial 1155
  • Intercity manual 1110
  • Correct Time 1112
  • Assistance with international and direct dial calls 1124
  • Operator assisted international calls 1116

MIDA (International Direct Dialing)

  • Dial 00 + Country Code + Area Code or City Code + Phone number

Operator Assisted International Calls

  • Dial 09 + Country Code + Area Code or City Code + Phone number

Using a Credit Card:

  • Visa International: 0-800-011-0030
  • American Express: 0-800-12-3211
  • Master Card: 0-800-011-0184

Tourist Complaints: 2299-5811

Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT): 2299-5800

National Chamber of Tourism (CANATUR): 2234-6222

Costa Rica Travel: Travel Information & Tips

No matter how beautiful a destination may be, it needs easy access and be reachable within the limitations of an average vacation period. Costa Rica is only two and a half hours away from Miami!