Type Approval for Costa Rica

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Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUTEL) in San Rafael de Escazú is the responsible body for type approvals in Costa Rica. Our many years of experience in the field of product certification, as well as our direct cooperation with the authority in Costa Rica, guarantees you simple and cost-efficient market access. We apply directly to the authority for the approval and after successful verification of all required documents, a certificate of conformity is issued by SUTEL for your device. The certificates have an unlimited validity period and the approved devices are not subject to any labeling obligation.
We will inform you about the further requirements for market access in Costa Rica in our cooperation. Rest assured that with the help of our expertise in the field of homologation, you will get the best way to your approval in Costa Rica.


Certificate example file for Costa Rica
Certificate example Costa Rica
Validity Period of Certification
∞ Months
Average lead time for radio type approval
6 Weeks
Certificate example (pdf, 392.83K)

Regulatory News for Costa Rica

  • 2021-05-11
    Update of Allocation PlanOn 30-04-2021 Costa Rica published a new Frequency Allocation Plan with significant changes in the output power restrictions for 77 GHz radars. In the past the permitted EIRP output power limit was 30 dBm; the new EIRP limit is 55 dBm. »read more
  • 2018-05-31
    Costa Rica Allows Modular ApprovalAddendum to our news from 2018-05-22:In the new Resolution RCS-154-2018 issued by Sutel with effect as of 2018-05-03, following two major changes are noticable:Family approval is allowed,Applications for Modular certifications have to contain a datasheet of the end device in... »read more
  • 2018-05-22
    New Frequency Plan in Costa RicaSutel, the Telecommunication Authority of Costa Rica, released on 2018-05-18 the new Resolution RCS-154-2018. This resolution, with retroactive effect from 2018-05-03, repeals the previous Resolution RCS-431-2010 about the Homologation Process of devices operating in „banda... »read more
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Country Information

General Information about Costa Rica

Costa Rica
Country calling Code
San Jose
North America
Costa Rican Colon
Country Code ISO 3166-2
Country Code ISO 3166-3
Alternate Country Names
Republic of Costa Rica, República de Costa Rica, Costa Rica, Kostarika, Коста-Рика, コスタリカ, 코스타리카

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Product Scope

Our offers and services may vary depending on the country. Please contact us for specific details.


Radar 24 GHz, 64 GHz, 77 GHz, 79 GHz, UWB

Radio key 315 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz

Keyless Go 125 kHz, 13,56 MHz

Tire pressure sensors 125 kHz, 315 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz

Entertainment 2,4 GHz


Radar 64 GHz, Tank Level, Position radar

Wireless-M-Bus 315 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz

Wireless-CAN-Bus 2.4 GHz

RFID + NFC 125 kHz, 13.56 MHz, 868 MHz

UWB Devices 24 GHz, 60 GHz, 79 GHz


WirelessHD 60 GHz

WLAN 2.4GHz, 3 GHz, 5 GHz, 10 GHz

Bluetooth 2.4 GHz

Zigbee 868 MHz, 2.4 GHz

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Market Access for Costa Rica

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