US Government shutdown will not immediately impact Embassy operations

US Embassy in Costa Rica

October 1st, 2013 ( The United States Embassy in San Jose said that the shutdown of the U.S. federal government due to a lapse in funding will not immediately impact operations at the United States Embassy in Costa Rica.


The embassy will be open for business today and will continue to operate until further notice, including both passport and visa services.


Those with pending business with the Federal Benefits Office should check their section of the Embassy web site at for more detailed information on the services they will provide.

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