Banco Central de Costa Rica

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Registration Offices

 

Below is the list of Registration Offices, authorized to issue certificates of the SINPE Certifying Authority (CA SINPE - Private individual) with their respective costs, service hours, physical location, and telephone numbers for arranging appointments.

 

In all cases, cost of certificates includes support service. This means that after you obtain your certificate, you may call the Digital Signature Support Center to receive all the help you require for installing the components your computer needs to be able to use your digital signature certificate.

 

Support service is available, and you may use it as long as your certificate is valid.

 

 Región de Acordeón

State Banks

Entity

Cost

Appointments

Schedule

Location

Banco Central de Costa Rica

Card, certificate and reader ¢24,000.00

Card and certificate ¢15,500.00

Digital certificate or renewal ¢12,000.00

Offered to the general public

For appointments, call: 2243-4000

Schedule: Monday through Friday 09:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Before making your appointment, you must deposit the corresponding amount in the BCCR customer account No. 10000010001000140, Corporate identification card No. BCCR 4-000-004017.  Additional questions regarding payment should be referred to the financial entity where you have your account.

Monday through Friday from 09:15 AM to 4:00 PM

Offices: 2

Avenida Central y Primera, calle 2 y 4 (Central and First Avenues, 2nd and 4th street)

Banco Nacional de Costa Rica

BNCR customers

Full certificate US $46.00
Reader only US $28.00
Card only US $20.00
Renewal US $12.00
PIN change or unblocking  US $5.00

No BNCR customers

Full certificate US $56.00
Reader only US $38,00
Card only US $30.00
Renewal US $22.00
PIN change or unblocking  US $15.00

Appointments are assigned over the telephone at the numbers indicated for each Registration Office.

If the telephone line is busy, you may contact us at: FirmaDigitalOP@bncr.fi.cr to arrange for an appointment as soon as possible.

General public:
2212-2658

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 03:45 PM

Offices: 12

Central Offices: 2

 San José, costado norte del Banco Central de Costa Rica, avenidas 1 y 3, calle 4 (San José, north side of the Banco Central de Costa Rica, 1st and 3rd avenues, 4th street)

General public:
2550-1400

E-mail: Cartagofirmadigital@bncr.fi.cr

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 03:45 PM

Cartago Centro: costado sur de la Parroquia El Carmen (south side of the Parroquia El Carmen)

General public:
2440-9200

E-mail: alajuelafirmadigital@bncr.fi.cr

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 03:45 PM

Alajuela: costado norte del Restaurante Mc Donald´s. La Tropicana (north side of Mc Donalds. La Tropicana)

General public:
2277-6903

E-mail:

herediafirmadigital@bncr.fi.cr

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 03:45 PM

Heredia Centro: costado norte del Parque Los Ángeles (north side of the Parque Los Ángeles)

Digital Government Projects, dialing
1311 extension 8

Monday through Friday
07:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Digital Government: 3

General public:
2261-9200

E-mail: Puntarenasfirmadigital@bncr.fi.cr

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 03:45 PM

Puntarenas Centro, del Mercado Municipal, 300 metros norte (300 meters north of the Municipal Market)

General public:
2758-0094

E-mail: Limonfirmadigital@bncr.fi.cr

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 03:45 PM

Limón, costado sur del Mercado Municipal (south side of the Municipal Market)

General public:
2666-2706

E-mail: Liberiafirmadigital@bncr.fi.cr

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 03:45 PM

Liberia, 300 este de semáforos entrada principal a la ciudad (300 meters east of the traffic lights at the main entrance to the city)

General public:
2246-1077
2246-1027

E-mail:

SanPedrofirmadigital@bncr.fi.cr

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 03:45 PM

San Pedro de Montes de Oca, costado sur del parque John  F. Kennedy (south side of the John F. Kennedy Park)

Banco de Costa Rica

BCR customers:

Issuance of a certificate US $46.00

Reader only US $28.00

Card only US $20.00

Renewal US $12.00

Pin change- unblocking US $5.00

Certificate only  US $12.00

BCR users (do not have a commercial relationship with the Bank)

Issuance of a certificate US $56.00

Reader only US $32.00

Only card US $24.00

Renewal US $52.00

PIN change- unblocking US $10.00

Certificate only  US $15.00

Offered to the general public:
Central Offices:
2287-9000 ext: 78129

e-mail: firmadigitalcentral@bancobcr.com

 

 

Digital Government Office:

2231-0230 / 2231-0258 / 2231-0352 / 2231-0416 / 2231-0553 y 2231-0154

E-mail: firmadigitaluruca@bancobcr.com

 

 

 

El Carmen Office: 2211-1100 ext.: 13711-13755                         fax: 2223-3922

 

 

 

 

 

UCR

Office # 486 UCR, Office number 2283-9244, fax 2283-9249

Digital Government, RosinaM.Enriquez Hernández, ext 13656, renriquez@bancobcr.com

Official in charge, Edgar Picado Gómez, ext 13651, epicado@bancobcr.com

 

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM

 

Offices: 5

Central Offices: primer piso, oficina de Gobierno Digital (First floor, office of Digital Government)

 

Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Pavas - Centro Comercial Plaza Mayor (Plaza Mayor Shopping Center)

Contiguo a la librería Lehman (next to the Librería Lehman)

 

Monday through Friday 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

2 Offices: BCR Carmen  unidad ejecutora 483, diagonal iglesia El Carmen, av. 3 calle 0, S.J. (BCR Carmen unidad ejecutora 483, diagonally from the iglesia El Carmen, 3rd Ave, street 0, S.J.)

Monday through Friday 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

San Pedro, Montes de Oca, UCR Sede Rodrigo Facio, Edificio Administrativo A, 1era planta contiguo a la Tesorería y la Oficina de Becas (Rodrigo Facio campus of the University of Costa Rica, Administrative Building A, first floor next to the Treasury and the Scholarships Office)

Banco Crédito Agrícola de Cartago

Full certificate US $38.00
PIN change US $5.00
Certificate only US $10.00
Card only US $16.00
Reader only US $31.00

General public:
2550-5025

Monday through Friday
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM

Banco Popular y Desarrollo Comunal

Customers: B.P.D.C.

Full certificate US $67.00

Reader only US $26.00

Card with certificate US $44.00

Renewal US $29.00

PIN change - Unblocking US $12.00

 

Non-customers of the B.P.D.C

Full certificate US $90,00

Reader only US $33.00

Card with certificate  $59.00

Renewal US $35.00

PIN change - Unblocking US $12.00

General public:
4082-0018

Service hours from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Monday through Friday
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Offices: 3

Central Offices, tercer piso (third floor)

Monday through Friday
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

San Pedro de Montes de Oca, 200 metros al este del parque, segundo piso (200 meters east of the park, second floor)

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Pavas, 75 metros oeste de Cemaco, contiguo a Euromobilia, primer piso (75 meters west of Cemaco, next to Euromobilia, first floor)

Private banks

Entity

Cost

Appointments

Schedule

Location

Banco Bac San José

Full certificate US $35,00
Revocation - no cost

PIN change: $20.00
Certificate only US $20.00
Issuance and card US$25.00
Reader US $35.00               Issuance and reader US $35.00

Only for Bank customers:
2295-9797

Monday through Friday
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Saturdays
09:00 AM to 12:00 noon

Offices: 2

Rotonda La Bandera

Escazú, Guachipelín

Banco BCT

Full package (card, certificate, reader): US$95.00

Certificate and card: US$ 70.00

Certificate only: US$42.00

Reader: US$30.00

PIN change: US$2.00

General public:
2212-8141

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 11:30 AM and from 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Offices: 1

San José: 150 metros norte de la Catedral Metropolitana, Edificio BCT (150 meters north of the Catedral Metropolitana, BCT building)

Banco Lafise

Price for customers:

Full certificate US $59.00
PIN change US $10.00
Certificate only  (renewal)  US $30.00
Card only US$15.00
Reader only US $30.00

Price for non-customers:

Full certificate US $80.00
PIN change US $15.00
Certificate only (renewal) US $35.00
Card only US$20.00
Reader only US $35.00

Telephone numbers for appointments:

2246-2000 extensions: 2354/2352

Monday through Friday
08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Offices: 1

Edificio Lafise, 50 metros este de la Fuente de la Hispanidad, San Pedro de Montes de Oca (50 meters east of the Fuente de la Hispanidad, San Pedro de Montes de Oca)

Banco Promérica

Full certificate  US $50.00
PIN change US $10.00
Certificate only US $22.00
Card only US $20.00
Reader only US $35.00

General public:
2519-8090
Note: the web page has information about the method of  authentication with a digital certificate

Monday through Friday
08:00 AM to 05:30 PM (appointment required)

 

 

 

Offices: 2

Curridabat, Centro Comercial El Prado, Sucursal Plaza del Sol (El Prado Shopping Center, Plaza del Sol)

 

San Rafael de Escazú, Trejos Montealegre. Centro Coorporativo - El Cedral (El Cedral Corporate Center)

Scotiabank

Full kit US$ 52.00

Card and certificate US$35.00

Digital certificate or renewal US$20.00

PIN change or unblocking US$5.00

Card US$ 20.00

Reader US$30.00

Only for Bank customers:

Scheduling appointments: 506 2210-4000 or e-mail: citasfirmadigital@scotiabank.com

Monday through Friday
08:30 AM to 05:00 PM

 

 

 

Offices: 1

Sabana Norte, frente al Estadio Nacional, Edificio #1, piso #1 (in front of the National Stadium, Building #1, first floor)

Cooperatives

Entity

Cost

Appointments

Schedule

Location

Coopealianza

Associates

Full certificate US$ 62.00

Renewal US$40.00

PIN change US$12.00

Card US$ 20.00

Reader US$30.00

Non-associates Full certificate US$ 70.00

Renewal US$45.00

PIN change US$15.00

Card US$ 30.00

Reader US$40.00

Scheduling appointments: 2785-3000

Monday through Friday
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM (appointment required)

 

 

 

Offices: 1

Villa Ligia, Pérez Zeledón, contiguo a Coopemaderos R.L. (next to Coopemaderos R.L.)

Coopenae

Associates:

Full certificate US $34.00
PIN change US $3.00
Certificate only US $3.00
Card only US S$9.00
Reader only US $22.00

Non-associates

Full certificate US $50.00
PIN change US $20.00
Certificate only US $20.00
Card only US $14.00
Reader only US $30.00

Certificates issued for associates and representatives
2257-9060 ext: 1006/1520
E-mail: firmadigital@coopenae.fi.cr

Monday through Friday
08:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Saturdays
08:00 AM to 12:00 MD

Offices: 1

Central Offices, 50 metros sur de la Iglesia La Dolorosa, San José (50 meters south of the Iglesia La Dolorosa, San José)

Coopeande N°1

Associates:

Full certificate US$ 33.00

Card and certificate US$30.00

Renewal US$ 3.00

Reader US$ 25.00

PIN change/unblocking US$ 3.00

Non-associates

Full certificate US$ 60.00

Card and certificate US$35.00

Renewal US$ 20.00

Reader US$ 35.00

PIN change/unblocking US$ 10.00

Scheduling appointments: 2243-0303

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturdays from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday through Friday
(location of mobile agency must be coordinated)

 

 

 

Offices: 3

Agencia San José:

Barrio la California, Avenida Central y calle 27. De la embajada de Nicaragua,  100 este, edificio esquinero (Central Ave. And 27th street, 100 meters east of the Embassy of Nicaragua, corner building)

Agencia Heredia

Sobre calle 10, avenida 2, 100 metros al este del Palacio de los Deportes (10th street, 2nd. Ave., 100 meters east of the Palacio de los Deportes)

 

Mobile Agency:

Location to be agreed upon

Government

Entity

Cost

Appointments

Schedule

Location

INS

Full certificate: Free
PIN change: Free
Certificate only:  Free
Card only: Free
Reader only: Free

These services are provided to clients whose administrative procedures with the INS require the availability of digital certificates

Only for INS clients:
2287-6000 ext: 8328

From Tuesday to Thursday
08:00 AM to 12:00 noon

 

Offices: 4

Central Offices, frente al Parque España, mezzanine 2 (in front of the Parque España, mezzanine 2)

Only for INS clients:
2287-7600 ext: 7570

Alajuela, 200 metros este 500 norte de los Tribunales de Justicia (200 meters east and 500 meters north of the Court of Justice)

Only for INS clients:
2287-6000 ext: 8462

Cartago, 600 metros sur del BCAC (600 meters south of the BCAC)

Mutual savings and credit institutions

Entity

Cost

Appointments

Schedule

Location

Grupo Mutual Alajuela La Vivienda

Full certificate: US $35.00
PIN change: US $10.00
Renewal:  US $20.00
Replacement Card: US $30.00
Reader only: US $25.00

Only customers of the Grupo:
Telephone: 2435-1729

E-mail:

jumora@grupomutual.fi.cr

yearroyo@grupomutual.fi.cr

Monday through Friday
08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Saturdays
08:00 AM to 12:00 MD

Offices: 1

Central Offices, 125 metros oeste de la Plaza Ferias frente a PriceSmart, Alajuela (125 meters west of the Plaza Ferias in front of PriceSmart, Alajuela)

Vida Plena

Entity

Cost

Appointments

Schedule

Location

Vida Plena

Full certificate

Card and certificate

Reader

Unblocking

PIN change

Renewal

 

Free service for Vida Plena affiliates

Digital signature will only be provided to Vida Plena affiliates, with a previous appointment made by calling

800-vivamos (800-848-2667)

Monday through Thursday from 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Friday from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Offices: 1

San José, Avenida Central del Museo Nacional 300 metros al este edificio esquinero (Central Ave., 300 meters east of the National Museum, corner building)

 

 

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