Open Knowledge

Company Register / 2014 10% open

Costa Rica

What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Unsure
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
  •   Publicly available? Yes
  •   Is data in digital form? No
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


There is data available but not in digital form. If a citizen wants the information, he/she must go physically to the Registro National to get it. There is a new format to register new companies, ( but the information available is only for companies that registered using it. If a company was registered before using the traditional format, it will not be available in the digital platform.

Reviewer comments

Not digital.



  • Oscar Montiel


  • Tryggvi Björgvinsson