US Embassy San Jose

Learn all there is about the U.S. Embassy in San Jose , including:

  • Who to contact in the US Embassy San Jose regarding visa issues
  • How and where in San Jose to get your medical exam
  • Everything you need to know about your visa appointment interview at the U.S. Embassy San Jose .

For general information on getting a visa to the United States, check out our other helpful immigration guides:

US Embassy San Jose Contact Information

The main address of the US Embassy San Jose

Below is the address and general contact information for the U.S. Embassy San Jose .

Address

Calle 98 Via 104, Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica

Phone

4000-1976

Are you looking for U.S. Embassy San Jose contact information? Each individual U.S. consulate or embassy can have many, many phone numbers, email addresses, and other contact information. The information you need will depend on your specific situation.

Read below to find out how to contact the right person at the San Jose U.S. Embassy.

For questions relating to Immigrant Visas (IVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States permanently, then you are applying for an immigrant visa. To contact US Embassy San Jose for questions relating to an immigrant visa, use the contact information below.

For questions relating to Nonimmigrant Visas (NIVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States on a temporary basis, then you should be applying for a nonimmigrant visa (NIV). To contact U.S. Embassy San Jose for questions relating to nonimmigrant visa applications, use the information below:

For questions relating to Fiance Visas:

If you live in Costa Rica and are engage to be married to a U.S. citizen, you may be interested in getting a fiance visa. To ask questions relating to fiance visas, contact someone at the San Jose US Embassy by using the following email address:

For questions relating to Diversity Visas:

If are a national of Costa Rica, and have entered the U.S. diversity visa lottery, you can direct your questions to the US Embassy San Jose by using the following email address:

US Embassy San Jose Immigration Medical Exam

To get an immigrant visa through the San Jose US Embassy , you will need to get an immigration medical exam before your visa interview appointment. Learn more about when and where to get a medical exam, how to schedule one, what to bring to the exam, and what to do afterwards.

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How and Where To Get Your Immigration Medical Exam

If your visa interview appointment is in San Jose , only a designated panel physician in Costa Rica can perform your medical exam.

Below is a list of designated panel physicians in San Jose .

Laboratorio Labin – Clinical Laboratories Clinica Burstin

Dr. Enrique De la Cruz

Calle 1, Avenida 14 San José, Costa Rica, In front of Clinica Biblica
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

How to schedule a medical exam with Laboratorio Labin – Clinical Laboratories Clinica Burstin:

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When are appointments available at Laboratorio Labin – Clinical Laboratories Clinica Burstin?

Cost of medical exam at Laboratorio Labin – Clinical Laboratories Clinica Burstin:

Types Cost
Adult 100 USD

Additional Costs

  • Vaccinations
  • X-Ray

Special Instructions for Medical Exam

Methods of payment:

Labiclin Americana – Clínica Americana

Dr. Carlos Roberto Paez Sotela

Primer piso, Avenida 14, Calle 1 y 0 Contiguo a la Farmacia de la Clínica Bíblica San Jose, Costa Rica
Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

How to schedule a medical exam with Labiclin Americana – Clínica Americana:

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When are appointments available at Labiclin Americana – Clínica Americana?

"Monday -Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m."

Cost of medical exam at Labiclin Americana – Clínica Americana:

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Clinica Biblica - Radiologist

Dr. Marco Vinicio Aragon Barquero, Dr. Alberto Duran Campos, and Dr. Willy Sancho

Av. 14, Laberinto, San José, Costa Rica
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

How to schedule a medical exam with Clinica Biblica - Radiologist:

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When are appointments available at Clinica Biblica - Radiologist?

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Clínica Americana

Dr. Julian Arias Ortiz

Calle 1 Ave. 14, 4to piso
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

How to schedule a medical exam with Clínica Americana:

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  • Online scheduling
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  • Phone scheduling
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  • Email scheduling
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When are appointments available at Clínica Americana?

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

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Clinica Americana

Dr. Franz Chaves Sell

Calle 1 Ave. 14, 2do piso Next to Clinica Biblica, San Jose
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

How to schedule a medical exam with Clinica Americana:

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What to bring to the medical exam

  • Your visa interview appointment letter
  • Passport
  • 4 recent photographs
  •  Copy of your vaccination records
  • DS-260 confirmation pages
  • Chest X-ray results given to you by the doctor

US Embassy San Jose Visa Appointment

Here you can learn everything you need to know regarding your immigrant visa appointment at the San Jose US Embassy . Find out where to go and what to bring, along with instructions on cancelling or rescheduling your San Jose US Embassy appointment.

What to Bring to Your Immigrant Visa Interview Appointment at the US Embassy San Jose

  • Your interview letter from National Visa Center (NVC)
  • Your passport (unexpired, and valid for six months beyond your date of intended entry to U.S.)
  • DS-260 Confirmation Page
  • Original and copy of civil documents, including your birth certificate, and if applicable, your marriage certificate (if applicable), divorce decress, and death certificates.
  • Medical examination results in sealed envelope
  • Original and certified copies of birth certificates for all children of main applicant, even if the child is not immigrating to U.S.
  • I-864 Affidavit of Support and supporting documents (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Proof of U.S. Petitioner’s legal status and domicile in the United States (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Evidence of relationship between petitioner and visa applicant (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Original police certificates
  • Original and copy of criminal and court records, if you have been arrested
  • Original and copy of military records
  • Original and copy of adoption documents
  • Two (2) color photographs of each person applying for a visa (5 cm x 5 cm, or 2 inch x 2 inch).

Where to Go for Immigrant Visa Interview in San Jose

On your visa appointment date, arrive at the San Jose US Embassy address:

Calle 98 Via 104, Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica

Special Instructions for Your Visa Interview Appointment

Bringing of electronic devices are not permitted inside the embassy.

Sending documents to the U.S. Embassy - San Jose

Sometimes, a consular or embassy official will ask for additional information or documents from you, either before or after the visa appointment. The San Jose U.S. Embassy instructs you to send documents in the following ways:

Rescheduling or Cancelling Your Immigrant Visa Appointment at the San Jose U.S. Embassy

If you need to reschedule or cancel your immigrant visa interview, here are your options.

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