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REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTERING BOLIVIA

Bolivia divides citizens according to nationality into three groups (Group I, Group II and Group III) Group I being the most accessible and group III which will require further processing before entering Bolivia

GROUP I

Foreigner from countries that belong to Group I:

  1. Andean countries (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile) and Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay Venezuela) or associated states:
    1. Must to present valid Passport or identity document

Alert:

For citizens of Colombia is necessary to print the report of his criminal record and this document must be obtained from the following link; also you will be requested compulsorily to present the vaccination against yellow fever card.

  1. Countries around the world (see list of group I)
    1. Must to present valid passport
    2. Present roundtrip tickets or show travel itinerary

GROUP I list

COUNTRY CONTINENT SUPREME DECRETE
ALEMANIA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
ANDORRA EUROPE decreto supremo 27150
ARGENTINA AMERICA CONVENIO PAS. C.I. 1963
AUSTRALIA OCEANIA Decreto supremo 27150
AUSTRIA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
BÉLGICA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
BRASIL AMERICA notas re.-30/10/1995
CANADÁ   AMERICA Decreto supremo 27150
CHILE AMERICA Memorandum de entendimeinto 24/11/1994 con pas.
COLOMBIA AMERICA decisioncan-01/02/2003
COSTA RICA AMERICA decreto supremo 27150
CROACIA EUROPE decretO supremo 28997 -2007
DINAMARCA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
ECUADOR AMERICA decisioncan-01/02/2003
ESLOVENIA EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
ESLOVAQUIA EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
ESPAÑA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
ESTONIA EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
FILIPINAS ASIA notas re.-13/02/1963
FINLANDIA EUROPE notas re.-24/10/2003
FRANCIA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
GRECIA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
HUNGRÍA EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
IRLANDA EUROPE nOTAS RE.-02/2001
ISLANDIA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
ITALIA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
JAPÓN   ASIA Decreto supremo 2715
LETONIA EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
LIECHTENSTEIN EUROPE TRATO RECÍPROCO
LITUANIA EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
LUXEMBURGO EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
MÉXICO AMERICA Decreto supremo 2715
MÓNACO EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
NORUEGA EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
NUEVA ZELANDIA   OCEANIA Decreto supremo 2715
PAÍSES BAJOS   EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
PANAMÁ AMERICA NOTAS RE.-29/06/2000
PARAGUAY AMERICA ACUERDO EXENCION DE PAS, INGRESO CON C.I. 8/5/1996
PERÚ AMERICA DECISION DEL CAN 01/02/2003 CON CEDULA
POLONIA EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
PORTUGAL EUROPE Acuerdo schengen1990
REINO UNIDO DE GRAN BRETAÑA E IRLANDA DEL NORTE EUROPE NOTAS REVERSALES DE 8/11/1992
REPÚBLICA CHECA EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
SUECIA EUROPE NOTAS REVERSALES
 
SUIZA   EUROPE Decreto supremo 2715
TURQUÍA ASIA Decreto supremo 2715
URUGUAY AMERICA NOTAS RE.-27/05/1985
VATICANO EUROPE TRATO RECÍPROCO
VENEZUELA AMERICA Decreto supremo 2715

 

GROUP II

For citizens whose countries listed in Group II, the visa will be granted without consulting Bolivia only when the traveler presents the following requirements:

  1. Fill the form personally “SWORN STATEMENT FOR VISA APPLICATION” with their personal data, duly signed, enclosing a recent color photograph with red background, no glasses, 4×4 cm.
  2. Carrying a valid passport.
  3. Display yellow fever vaccine card.
  4. Display roundtrip tickets or show travel itinerary.
  5. Proof of residence in Bolivia (hotel or homestay)
  6. Delivery of the visa on the day or within 24 hours in the case of a group of tourists.

The visa is free to the citizens of the Group II

GROUP II List

COUNTRY CONTINENT TIME ALLOWED TO STAY IN BOLIVIA (DAYS)
ALBANIA EUROPE 30
ANTIGUA Y BARBUDA AMERICA 30
ARABIA SAUDITA  ASIA 30
ARMENIA ASIA 30
ARGELIA AFRICA 30
AZERBAYAN ASIA 30
BAHAMAS AMERICA 30
BAHREIN ASIA 30
BANGLADESH ASIA 30
BARBADOS   AMERICA 30
BELARUS   AMERICA 30
BELICE ÁMERICA 30
BENIN AFRICA 30
BOSNIA -HERZEGOVINA EUROPE 30
BOTSWANA AFRICA 30
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM ASIA 30
BULGARIA EUROPE 30
BURKINA FASO AFRICA 30
BURUNDI AFRICA 30
CABO VERDE AFRICA 30
CAMERÚN AFRICA 30
CHIPRE EUROPE 30
COMORAS AFRICA 30
COSTA DE MARFIL AFRICA 30
CUBA AMERICA 30
DJIBOUTI AFRICA 30
DOMINICA    AMERICA 30
EGIPTO AFRICA 30
EL SALVADOR AMERICA 30
EMIRATOS ÁRABES UNIDOS    ASIA 30
ERITREA  AFRICA 30
ETIOPÍA AFRICA 30
FEDERACION DE RUSIA EUROPE 30
FIJI OCEANIA 30
GABON AFRICA 30
GAMBIA AFRICA 30
GEORGIA ASIA 30
GHANA AFRICA 30
GRANADA AMERICA 30
GUATEMALA AMERICA 30
GUINEA AFRICA 30
GUINEA -BISSAU AFRICA 30
GUINEA ECUATORIAL  AFRICA 30
GUYANA ÁMERICA 30
HAITÍ AMERICA 30
HONDURAS AMERICA 30
INDIA  ASIA 30
ISLAS MARSHALL OCEANIA 30
ISLAS SALOMÓN OCEANIA 30
JAMAICA AMERICA 30
JORDANIA ASIA 30
KAZAJASTAN ASIA 30
KENIA AFRICA 30
KIRGUISTÁN ASIA 30
KIRIBATI ASIA 30
KUWAIT ASIA 30
LESOTHO AFRICA 30
LÍBANO ASIA 30
LIBERIA AFRICA 30
MACEDONIA EUROPE 30
MADAGASCAR AFRICA 30
MALASIA ASIA 30
MALAWI AFRICA 30
MALDIVAS ASIA 30
MALÍ AFRICA 30
MALTA EUROPE 30
MARRUECOS AFRICA 30
MAURICIO AFRICA 30
MAURITANIA AFRICA 30
MICRONESIA OCEANIA 30
MOLDOVA EUROPE 30
MONGOLIA ASIA 30
MONTENEGRO EUROPE 30
MOZAMBIQUE AFRICA 30
MYANMAR ASIA 30
NAMIBIA AFRICA 30
NAURU OCEANIA 30
NEPAL ASIA 30
NICARAGUA AMERICA 30
NIGER AFRICA 30
OMÁN ASIA 30
PALAU OCEANIA 30
PAPUA NUEVA GUINEA OCEANIA 30
QATAR  ASIA 30
REPÚBLICA CENTRO AFRICANA AFRICA 30
REPUBLICA DE COREA ASIA 30
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA AMERICA 30
REPUBLICA UNIDA DE TANZANIA AFRICA 30
RUMANIA EUROPE 30
SAINT KITTS Y NEVIS AMERICA 30
SAMOA ASIA 30
SAN MARINO EUROPE 30
SANTA LUCÍA AMERICA 30
SAN VICENTE Y LAS GRANADINAS AMERICA 30
SANTO TOMÉ Y PRINCIPE AMERICA 30
SINGAPUR ASIA 30
SIERRA LEONA AFRICA 30
SRI LANKA ÁSIA 30
SENEGAL AFRICA 30
SERBIA  EUROPE 30
SEYCHELLES ÁSIA 30
SUDAFRICA AFRICA 30
SURINAM AMERICA 30
SWAZILANDIA AFRICA 30
TAILANDIA ASIA 30
TAYIKISTAN ASIA 30
TOGO AFRICA 30
TONGA OCEANIA 30
TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO AMERICA 30
TÚNEZ AFRICA 30
TURKMENISTAN ASIA 30
TUVALU OCEANIA 30
UCRANIA EUROPE 30
UGANDA AFRICA 30
UZBEKISTAN ASIA 30
VANUATU OCEANIA 30
VIETNAM ASIA 30
ZAMBIA AFRICA 30
ZIMBABWE AFRICA 30

GROUP III

Citizens whose countries are listed in Group III, to enter Bolivia as tourists must present the following requirements:

  1. Fill the form personally “SWORN STATEMENT FOR VISA APPLICATION” with their personal data, duly signed, enclosing a recent color photograph with red background, no glasses, 4×4 cm.
  2. Carrying an original valid passport.
  3. Present Police Clearance Certificate from their government
  4. Display hotel booking adequately supported to cover the entire stay in Bolivia, or alternatively notarized letter of invitation from a relative or friend with permanent residence in Bolivia, formally committing to bear the costs of accommodation and meals for their guest. *The National Immigration Service may interview traveler prior to accepting the visa.
  5. Display roundtrip tickets or show travel itinerary.
  6. Proof of economic solvency in the country of residence by submitting supporting documents (Current status of your bank account, valid credit card, cash, etc.)
  7. Display yellow fever vaccine card
  8. The visa is granted for a stay of up to 90 days.

GROUP 3 LIST

COUNTRY CONTINENT MAXIMUM DAYS ALLOWED TO STAY VISA PRICE
AFGANISTÁN ASIA 30 30
ANGOLA AFRICA 30 GRATIS
BHUTAN ASIA 30 GRATIS
CAMBOYA ASIA 30 30
CHAD AFRICA 30 GRATIS
ESTADOS UNIDOS DE AMERICA (incluye PUERTO RICO) AMERICA 90 170
INDONESIA ASIA 30 GRATIS
IRAQ ASIA 30 30
ESTADO DE ISRAEL ÁSIA 30 30
JAMAHIRIYA ARABE LIBIA   AFRICA 30 GRATIS
PAKISTÁN ÁSIA 30 30
NIGERIA AFRICA 30 30
REPUBLICA ARABE SIRIA ASIA 30 GRATIS
REPÚBLICA ISLÁMICA DE IRÁN ASIA 30 30
REPÚBLICA POPULAR CHINA (incluye TAIWÁN) ASIA 30 30
REPUBLICA DEMOCRATICA DEL CONGO AFRICA 30 30
REPUBLICA POPULAR DEMOCRATICA DE COREA ASIA 30 30
REPUBLICA POPULAR DEMOCRATICA DE LAOS ASIA 30 30
RUANDA AFRICA 30 GRATIS
SIRIA ASIA 30 30
SOMALIA AFRICA 30 GRATIS
SUDAN AFRICA 30 GRATIS
TIMOR LESTE OCEANIA 30 GRATIS
YEMEN ÁSIA 30 GRATIS
PALESTINA ASIA 30 GRATIS

 We recommend passengers that below group III obtain your visa in advance in the neares consulate in your country or in counsulate in Puno located in st. Arequipa 136 (second floor)

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