Doing business in Costa Rica

Take your business to the next level. Explore opportunities to grow your footprint in Costa Rica with the help of our Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), and read more about the trade relationship between the two countries, market facts and other insights.

Getting started in Costa Rica

Market insights

Based on our knowledge of the market, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:

  • Agriculture, Food and Beverages
  • Cleantech
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Infrastructure, Building Products and Related Services

Sector reports

Sector reports
No sector reports currently available.

General market information

General market information
Honduras market overview
Nicaragua market overview
Costa Rica market overview


Title Dates Location Sector
International Congress of Sustainable Cities (CICS) 2024September 4-6, 2024Costa Rica – San JoséClean technologies; Information and communications technologies; Infrastructure; Transportation
CONCAPAN 2024November 27-29, 2024Costa Rica – San JoséAerospace; Automotive; Clean technologies; Industrial machinery; Information and communications technologies; Infrastructure; Transportation
Conference of the Americas on international Education (CAIE) 2025October 14-17, 2025Costa Rica – San JoseEducation

Trade offices - Costa Rica

The Embassy of Canada to Costa Rica

The Canadian Embassy in Costa Rica
Edificio 5, Tercer Piso, Oficentro La Sabana, Sabana Sur,,

San Jose, Costa Rica

Telephone: (011-506) 2242-4400


Directory: Our team - San Jose

Office Hours:  Mon-Thurs: 0730-1600; Fri: 0730-1300 (E.S.T.: -2)


  • Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua
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