Costa Rica Embassy and Consulates in South Africa
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of Costa Rica may close on the following South African and Costa Rican holidays in 2021/2022:
|Day of Reconciliation||Thursday, December 16||1 month, 3 weeks|
|Christmas||Saturday, December 25||2 months|
|Day of Godwill||Tuesday, December 28||2 months|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||2 months, 1 week|
|Human Rights Day||Monday, March 21||4 months, 4 weeks|
|Holy Week Holiday||Wednesday, April 06||5 months, 2 weeks|
|Holy Week Holiday||Thursday, April 07||5 months, 2 weeks|
|Holy Week||Friday, April 08||5 months, 2 weeks|
|Easter Thursday||Saturday, April 09||5 months, 2 weeks|
|Easter Friday||Sunday, April 10||5 months, 2 weeks|
1. How many Costa Rican Embassies/Consulates are there in South Africa?
Costa Rica currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in South Africa including Pretoria and Johannesburg.
2 - Do South African citizens need a visa for Costa Rica?
Citizens of South Africa (holders of regular passports) can travel to Costa Rica for 90 days without having to apply or obtain a Costa Rican visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of Costa Rican embassies in South Africa?
The Costa Rican representative offices in South Africa will be closed in observance of the following South African and Costa Rican holidays in 2021/2021:
- Day of Reconciliation (ZA) Thu, Dec 16, 2021 (1 month, 3 weeks)
Time in Costa Rica vs South Africa
San Jose, Costa Rica time is 8:00 hours behind Pretoria, South Africa