How to call Costa Rica from the USA & Canada:

011 - 506 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Costa Rican numbers. **011506 and +506 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The current time in Costa Rica is 01:24:00am

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Calling Costa Rica explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 506 - Country Code for Costa Rica
  • Phone Number - 8 digits, fixed/VoIP lines start with either digit 2 or 4
  • calling from Canada or United States to Costa Rica international dialing format: 011 506 ???? ????

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Costa Rican cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 506 X??? ????
  • X can be 5, 6, 7 or 8

Phone books:

  • Kolbi 1155 - business and people search, in Spanish