Everything you need to know about Bolivia Visa
regular circumstances, British nationals are not required to apply for a visa
in order to visit Bolivia. Once you land in Bolivian borders, you will be
initially granted a stay of up to 30 days.
you want to stay longer, you can extend your visit period for an additional 60
days. For this purpose, you do not have to pay any fee and need to apply to the
Department of Immigration offices throughout the country, before your initial
30-day period expires.
to Bolivian immigration rules, British nationals can stay in Bolivia for up to
a maximum limit of 90 days per year. For longer stays, you have to seek advice
from the Bolivian Embassy in
or the Department of Immigration office in La Paz at Avenida Camacho No. 1468.
order to be allowed to enter Bolivia without a visa, you must get your passport
stamped with an entry stamp right after arrival at the airport. Otherwise,
during departure, you need to pay a fine.
if you enter Bolivia via land, you need to get your passport stamped on both
sides of the border - an exit stamp from the country you are arriving from and
an entry stamp after entering Bolivia.
you should ensure that your British citizen passport is valid for a minimum of
six months from your date of arrival in Bolivia.
You must also carry proof of
sufficient funds to prove your financial stability and might be asked to
present evidence of return/onward travel.
Visa requirements for foreigners
The government of Bolivia has divided its visit visa types into three categories:
- Group I: Nationals from these countries do not need a visa.
- Group II: Nationals from these nations need a visa
- Group III: Citizens of these countries need a visa with prior consultation of the National Migration
In order to check which category you belong to, please visit the link here.
If you do need a visa, you need to procure the following list of documents:
UK Emergency Travel Documents
UK Emergency Travel Documents (ETDs) are accepted by Bolivian authorities at ports of entry, airside transit and exit from Bolivia, provided the ETD holds a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of arrival in the country.