U.S. Embassy San Jose announced the upcoming Consular outreach for U.S. citizens in Tamarindo.
“To RSVP for passport renewals, notary services, and federal benefits inquiries, please indicate your preference by writing to [email protected] Any applicable fees must be paid in cash in Costa Rican colones. We are unfortunately unable to accept U.S. dollars or other forms of payment during outreach visits”.
WHEN: Monday, November 5, 2018
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Town Hall, followed by Passport Renewals, Federal Benefits inquiries, Voting Assistance, and Notarials
WHERE: Tamarindo Diria Hotel, “Chill Out” room
Adult Passport Renewals: 66,000 colones. To be eligible, you must present a 10-year passport that is valid or expired less than 5 years ago. You will need to submit a DS-82 form and a 2”-by-2” passport photo with a light-colored background. We cannot process applications for lost/stolen passports, or renewals for applicants under age 16.
To utilize U.S. Embassy San Jose’s courier return service, go to the link below and fill in the online form. The information submitted must match the identity of the applicant and correspond with a recent passport service. https://www.correos.go.cr/webservicios/US_services/
Please include your current phone number and email address, as you will be contacted by Correos de Costa Rica directly once your passport is ready. If the payment is accepted, an invoice will be sent to your email address. Alternatively, you can save your invoice in PDF format for printing.
Upon receipt of your invoice, please forward it to [email protected] to ensure we flag your passport for courier return.
Notary Services: 30,000 colones per seal. The presence of the person requesting the notary and legal proof of identity are required.
Federal Benefits and Voter Assistance: We will also accept applications for replacement Social Security cards and will have informational material on Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents, and Survivors, as well as voter registration applications.
SOURCE: US Embassy Costa Rica