Update your Contact Information

Have you changed your email?  Did you recently move?  Make sure to update your contact information with UWC Costa Rica so we can continue to keep you connected to our community through Newsletters, relevant event invitations, and other engagement initiatives!

Did you know that by helping us maintain an up to date database for our alumni you are helping to tell the story of the impact of UWC Costa Rica?  Knowing the life paths our alumni are following not only fills our heart with joy but it also helps us to inspire potential students, donors, and each other.

Privacy Notice

The protection of your contact information is a priority for UWC Costa Rica.  As per our confidentiality policy, it will never be shared with a third-party without your explicit permission ahead of time.  This includes, but is not limited to fellow alumni, students, National Committees, other UWCs, Companies, etc.  Internally, your contact information will only be used for communication and engagement purposes.

UWC Costa Rica transcript and certificate request

At UWC Costa Rica, we can provide you with physical and digital copies of your transcript, grade reports, graduation certificate, or a letter of enrollment.  Just email us at 

Make sure that you plan ahead as it can take us up to 3 weeks to process your request.  For physical copies, please send us the address you need them to be mailed and keep in mind that you will need to pay for mailing costs.

IB Diploma Requests

All services related to your IB Diploma must be requested directly through the IB Organization such as replacing your diploma, requesting its legalization or apostille, or an official IB transcript.  Please visit the IB website at

Police Certificate and other government certification and documentation

At this moment, UWC Costa Rica is unable to meet requests for help with Police Certificate and other government certifications and documentation processes such as apostilles and Ministry of Education diploma legalization.  To help you get started, we have put together this information guide.  

If you ever find yourself visiting Costa Rica, we recommend that you invest a little of your travel time to visit a “contraloria de servicios” or an office for the judicial system of Costa Rica to request your username and password so you can obtain your Police Certificate online.  Just remember to bring both the passport you used when you studied in Costa Rica and your current passport.

As graduates of UWC Costa Rica, you are part of a global network of alumni 65,000 strong!  Learn about the different UWC global engagement opportunities and resources exclusive for UWC alumni available to support you in staying connected, engaged, and living the UWC mission.

From the southeast corner of the Catholic Church, 400 meters north
San José, Santa Ana 10901
Phone: (+506) 2282 5609
United World College Costa Rica is a non-profit foundation offering a two-year residential pre-university program focused on experiential learning. Our mission is to educate a diverse group of people to become happy, healthy and committed individuals, capable through their leadership and engagement, of fostering positive change in their communities in order to contribute to achieving a more sustainable and peaceful world.