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How to Call Costa Rica from the U.S.

Sick of over complicated calling cards and bizarre cellphone dialing schemes when making a call to Costa Rica?

Well no more! Use our easy “How To Call Costa Rica” guide.

To call Costa Rica from USA, just follow these simple dialing directions:

  • First dial 011 - the U.S. exit code.
  • Next dial 506 - the country code for Costa Rica.
  • And finally the local phone number - 8 digits.

If the Costa Rican number you‘re dialing starts with a (+), what then?

A handful of international numbers use a plus sign before the main country code.
For example, for calling Costa Rica from the U.S. with Vonage, you can replace the “+” with 011, but either works.

That covered HOW to call Costa Rica.


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