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REQUEST FOR CRIMINAL RECORD (Hoja de delincuencia)

If you are a Costa Rican citizen or a foreigner that lived for a period of time in Costa Rica, you can request a criminal record personally by sending the following documents to the Embassy:

 

Costa Rican citizen:

  1. Letter of request indicating the following information from the applicant:
    1. Complete name
    2. Number of valid identification document (cédula de identidad)
    3. Date of birth
    4. Complete name of both parents
    5. Name and identification number of the person that will be authorized to withdraw the certificate at the Judiciary Registry in Costa Rica.
  2. Copy of both sides of the valid Costa Rican identification card (cédula de identidad), please bring the valid Costa Rican identification card (cédula de identidad) on the day of appointment.
  3. Request an appointment in written form to CLOAKING

For foreigners that lived for a period of time in Costa Rica:

  1. Letter of request indicating the following information from the applicant:
    1. Complete name
    2. Number of valid passport
    3. Date of birth
    4. Complete name of both parents
    5. Name and identification number of the person that will be authorized to withdraw the certificate at the Judiciary Registry in Costa Rica.
  2. Copy of the information pages of the valid passport, please bring the valid original passport on the day of the appointment.
  3. Indicate duration of stay in Costa Rica.
  4. Request an appointment in written form to CLOAKING

 

The withdrawal of the certificate must be done personally by the authorized person in the Judiciary Registry in Costa Rica

Cost: Free

Legal basis:

  • - Ley 6723 del Registro y Archivos Judiciales.Article 13, subsection 15) and 14).

 

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