The US Embassy and Consular Section in San Jose will be closed on Friday, August 2, due to the commemoration of the Virgin of Los Angeles or “romeria”, an annual tradition  in Costa Rica.

The diplomatic center advises that it will re-open to the public again on Monday, August 5, at the normal time of 8:00 am at 4:30 pm.

For more information contact: Embajada de los Estados Unidos de América, San José, Costa Rica at (506) 2519-2000, website