Address: Eaton Place 2nd Floor, UN Crescent, Gigiri, Nairobi

Public attention schedule: Monday to Thursday, 9.00 AM to 12.00 noon. A previous appointment is needed for all consular and legal services.

Tel: +254 (0) 205 143 581


The Consulate of Costa Rican Embassy protects the interests and well-being of Costa Rican Citizens in Africa. Furthermore the Consulate provides services for non Costa Ricans such as:

  • Visa Issuing
  • Legalization

In which cases is the Consulate not allowed to act?

  • Charging for a service, with exception of the established consular fees
  • Acting as or recommending lawyers, translators, interpreters, or tourist agents
  • Interfering in judicial affairs
  • Finding employment and residence in Kenya
  • Discussing Costa Rican visa cases which have already been settled
  • Providing information about entry, visas, or residence in Kenya
  • Obtaining birth certificates
  • Requesting driving licenses
  • Providing financial aid (including tickets and transportation)
  • Finding Kenyan citizens in Costa Rica