Costa Rica - Central Authority & practical information

Central Authority(ies):

the Legal Directorate
at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Republic of Costa Rica


Contact details:

Address: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship
Legal Directorate
Telephone: -
Fax: -
E-mail: -
General website: -
Contact person: Natalia Córdoba Ulate
Directora, Dirección Jurídica
Teléfono: (506) 2539-5527

Lourdes Isabel Bravo Bolivar
Encargada, Cooperación Jurídica, Dirección Jurídica
Teléfono: (506) 2539-5335

Katherine Contreras
Secretaria, Dirección Jurídica
Teléfono: (506) 2539-5447
Languages spoken by staff: Spanish

Practical Information:

Forwarding authorities
(Art. 3(1)):
Methods of service
(Art. 5(1)(2)):
Translation requirements
(Art. 5(3)):
Costs relating to execution of the request for service
(Art. 12):
Time for execution of request:  
Judicial officers, officials or other competent persons
(Art. 10(b)):
Oppositions and declarations
(Art. 21(2)):
Art. 8(2):  
Art. 10(a):  
Art. 10(b):  
Art. 10(c):  
Art. 15(2):  
Art. 16(3):  

Derogatory channels (bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels)
(Arts. 11, 19, 24 and 25)

Information may not be complete or fully updated – please contact the relevant authorities to verify this information.

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(This page was last updated on 14 December 2016)

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