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Useful Telephone Numbers

The following is a list of useful telephone numbers in Costa Rica.

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  • All types of emergencies, dial 911
  • Fire Department, dial 911, 1118 or 2223 8055
  • AyA Water line breaks  800-737-6783
  • Traffic Police 800-872-6748
  • INS  (National Insurance Institute) in case of auto accident 800 800 8000
  • INS  (National Insurance Institute) in need of roadside assistance 800 800 8001
  • Red Cross Ambulance 2233 7033
  • Directory Assistance, dial 1113
  • To confirm local time, dial 1112
  • Cellular problems 1193
  • Tourist information 1192
  • For all types of ICE phone services, dial 1115
  • To report problems or for information on your cellular service, dial 1193
  • To make collect local collect calls, dial 110 and follow the instructions (Spanish only)
  • Juan Santamaria International Airport, dial 2437-2626
  • Hospital Cima 2208-1143 or 2208-1000 www.hospitalsanjose.net
  • Emergencies 2208-1144...Hospital Cima is the most modern private hospital in Costa Rica, located in Santa Ana, on the west side of San José, right off the main highway.
  • Poison Control Center 2223-1028
  • Hospital Clinica Biblica 2522-1000 www.clinicabiblica.com
  • Hospital Clínica Bíblica is one of the leading private hospitals in Costa Rica, located in the center of San José, between Calle Central y Primera, Avenidas 14 y 16
  • Hospital de Niños (Children's Hospital) 2523-3600
  • US Embassy 2519 2000
  • Canadian Embassy 2242-4400
  • Belgian Embassy 2225-6633
  • French Embassy 2234-4167
  • German Embassy 2296-6790
  • British Embassy 2258-2025
  • Israeli Embassy 2221-6444
  • Spanish Embassy 2221-7005
  • Swiss Embassy  2221-4829

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