Who can register?


  1. Request letter indicating the country where the person wants to be a registered to vote. The e-mail and/or phone number for notifications must be provided.
  2. Copy of both sides of your valid identification card (cédula de identidad). If the identification card is expired, a new one can be requested.
  3. Filled application form.
  4. 2 photographs that fulfill the following specifications:
    1. Background: light grey
    2. The shoulders must be the bottom corners of the photo
    3. Exact size: 4.5 cm high x 4 cm wide
  5. 6,20 Euros in German stamps to cover the cost of mailing the documents to Costa Rica


If the documents are complete and correct, an appointment at the Embassy or Honorary Consulate will be assigned in order to fill out the original application form. The original identification card (cédula de identidad) must be brought to the appointment.

Registration time in Costa Rica of the new electoral domicile: 2 months.

Cost: FREE

Legal Basis:

For additional information on the electoral process, please click here.