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Do you want to take your dog/cat back to the US?
 

You will need a Certificate of Good Health from your veterinarian in Costa Rica AND an export authorization issued by the Costa Rican Ministry of Agriculture (SENASA-Departamento de Cuarentena Animal).
 
Normally, your Costa Rican veterinarian can take care of all the required authorizations. If he/she does not, you will also need to visit the Ministry of Agriculture directly to obtain the export authorization. The Ministry (SENASA- Cuarentena Animal) is located in Barreal de Heredia, Jardines del Recuerdo, 2 Km West, 400 Meters South, Heredia. Telephone number: 2260-8300 Ext. 2024 or 2093 or 2260-9046.   

You will need to take with you to the Ministry the following stamps, which can be purchased at most book/stationary stores: one “fiscal” stamp of ¢25.00 and one “archivo” stamp of ¢5.00.   
To pay the required fee, you must deposit ¢4,992.00 (please confirm the correct amount with SENASA before depositing since amounts change frequently) into one of the following accounts:

BANCO

No CUENTA

MONEDA

NOMBRE

CUENTA CLIENTE

Banco de Costa Rica

001-262585-7

COLONES

Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal   

1520100102 625857

Banco Popular y de Desarrollo Comunal     

161-010-089-1-019474-1

COLONES

Servicio Nacional  de Salud Animal   

161010089 10194741

Banco Nacional de Costa Rica

100-01-061-000890-1   

COLONES

Servicio Nacional  de Salud Animal   

151061100 10008909

Banco Crédito Agrícola de Cartago   

105519621

COLONES

Servicio Nacional  de Salud Animal

15302001055 196219