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Want to know the telephone country code for Costa Rica or perhaps the area telephone dialing code for San Jose or any other cities in Costa Rica.

You'll need the Costa Rican Country code only if you are dialing to a person from outside Costa Rica.

If you're phoning a phone number in Costa Rica, make certain you dial the the country code followed by the local area number of the city omitting the first "0" digit and then the your relative’s or customer’s phone number.

How to make phone calls to Costa Rica | What are telephone area codes in Costa Rica | Costa Rican City Area Codes
International access code for Costa Rica
Dialing Instructions For Costa Rica
Dialing Instructions for placing long distance international calls to Costa Rica from abroad:

1) Obtain the lowest telephone call rate for Costa Rica, from the Telephone Call Charges Sheet.

2) Dial the International Dial out code of your country (eg: from UK - 00)

    00 + 506 + City Area Code + Local number

In order to make a phone call from Costa Rica you will have to dial costarica-exit-code (eg: costarica-exit-code 44 for UK).

Please click here for low international calling rates from Costa Rica.

The present date and time in San Jose, Costa Rica can be found at Time in San Jose.

Costa Rica’s standard time is -6 Hours away from Greenwich Mean Time/ UTC.

Costa Rica does not utilise Daylight Time Saving.
What Is A Telephone Area Code?
Telephone area codes in Costa Rica are usually referred to as Numbering Plan Areas (NPAs). It was previously referred to as STD codes in Costa Rica.

These phone area codes are needed only if calling from outside the telephone code area. Nevertheless it is necessary when making a phone calls from the mobile phones.

Phone area codes or city codes in Costa Rica usually show geographical areas within Costa Rica that are covered by hundreds of telephone exchanges.

The telephone area code in Costa Rica is generally preceded in the dial string by the Costa Rican country code or the international access code for Costa Rica ("506").

Phone Area codes in Costa Rica in many cases are quoted together with the country access code for Costa Rica.
Costa Rican Telephone Area Codes
An extensive list of city telephone area codes in Costa Rica are detailed beneath. Please make use of the calling instructions on the left to make a telephone call or to send a fax to Costa Rica.
City codes are not required

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