The Technical Standards Institute of Costa Rica (INTECO), has over 30 years of worldwide experience.
INTECO is a technical, independent, representative and ideal institution that:
- Develops technical standards
- Certifies products, processes, services and individuals
- Provides training

INTECO represents ISO in Costa Rica and we are members of the largest certification network of the world: IQNet.

Technical standards

Standards are voluntary published documents that set out specifications, requirements, guidelines, procedures or characteristics that aim to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistent.

It provides organizations with a group of tools with the potential of providing greater performance and competitiveness.

National standards catalogue

International standards catalogue

Certifications and Verification

Certifications constitute an effective instrument for consumer defense and fair competition among organizations.

Systematic process where a comparison is made of a set of information that describes the state of a situation, shows the truth in a truthful, reliable and traceable way.

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Technical improvement and human resource training that contributes towards the improvement of competitiveness of organizations through the exchange of knowledge

Training program


Certified products


Current certificates


Companies declared
Carbon Neutral


technical standards

Next courses

FSSC 22000 v5 Internal Auditor - Food Safety Management Systems

Dates: Th-24, F-25, M-28, T-29 and W-30 September


Implementation of the Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

ISO 22317:2018

Dates: M-5, T-6, W-7 and Th-8 October


Implications and interpretation - Environmental management systems

INTE/ISO 14001:2015

Dates: M-5, T-6, W-7 and Th-8 October