Bolivia Visa FAQs

Do you need a Visa for you trip to Bolivia?

Answer the two questions here and we'll show you if a visa or passport is required for your trip to Bolivia:

How do I get an Bolivia visa?

A Bolivia visa can be obtained by mailing your visa application to the Bolivia Embassy OR we suggest you use a trusted visa service like ours to guide you through the process, review documents and hand deliver to the Embassy.  Learn more about our Bolivia visa services.

What types of Bolivia visas are there?

A Bolivia visa can be used for several types of travel.

Tourist visas are not common as most countries don't require one.  The visa allows applicants to visit Bolivia to do some tourism and pleasure. Most tourist visas are valid for 30 days (one entry) and can be extended for 60 more days You'll generally need to provide your passport, the Bolivia visa application, photo, letter describing what you intent on doing and a travel itinerary.

Specific Purpose visas allows applicants to enter to Bolivia in order to work, do business, legal representations, volunteering, religious purposes, civil acts like marriage or dual citizenship, etc.  These visas are available in varations of entries (single, double and multiple) and valid for stays of 30 days and up.  

Multiple entry visas - are intended to help applicants who provide services, work or business and travel to Bolivia several times during a year. This visa will allow the applicant to travel to Bolivia as many times needed for one year and are valid for stays of 30 days.  You'll typically need to provide your passport, the Bolivia visa application, photos and a letter from your employer introducing yourself and describing your business activities along with an invitation letter from the sponsoring company in Bangladesh and often times a police report.

Who is eligible for an Bolivia visa?

Generally, tourists can enter Bolivia visa-free or obtain a visa on arrival.  Other purposes (business, work, etc) generally require a visa.

How long does it take to get an Bolivia Specific Purpose or Multiple entry visa?

It takes anywhere from 10 to 12 business days depending upon seasonality and they type of visa.  Check our  Bolivia visa requirements for more details.

What does an Bolivia visa look like?

A Bolivia visa is a sticker in your passport and includes your personal information, the visa validity information, and the visa conditions.

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Bolivia visa FAQ's

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How long does it take to obtain a Bolivia visa?

Typically, a visa takes anywhere from 2 days to 15+ days to process in the Bolivia Embassy/Consulate depending on the consulate that we need to send the application. The processing time for a visa is dependent on several factors and can change without notice at the consulate's discretion. Please refer to our service selection page for the most up-to-date processing times for Bolivia visas:

What is the difference between a passport and a Bolivia visa?

A passport is an official government document that certifies one's identity and citizenship.  The passport serves two purposes; to regain entry to the country of citizenship (i.e. the United States) and is a requirement by many countries to gain entry to the country you are visiting.
A Bolivia visa is an official government document that temporarily authorizes you to be in the country.  Many countries require a visa to gain entry.  The Bolivia visa is in the form of a stamp/sticker IN the passport and is obtained from a Bolivia Embassy in Washington DC or consulates around the country.  We have staff spread around the country to hand carry your application for you and then overnight the passport back when it is completed.

Do I need a Bolivia visa?

All US Citizens require a visa and a US passport to travel to Bolivia, whether for business or tourism.  MOST foreign nationals require a visa.  We can help you to obtain a visa as well as a US passport.

What is a Bolivia Visa?

A Bolivia visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of Bolivia on a passport that allows the bearer to visit Bolivia.  Visas are obtained from the Embassy or consulates of Bolivia for your visit.  "Visit" is further defined as the reason for entry, usually business, tourist or transitory.  There are over 270 countries that offer visas and literally thousands of different types of visas available based upon country, type of visit, and length of visit.

Do you need a Visa for you trip to Bolivia?

Answer the two questions here and we'll show you if a visa or passport is required for your trip to Bolivia: