Visa Requirement Reinstated For U.S. And Israeli Nationals

Published date17 February 2021
Subject MatterImmigration, General Immigration, Work Visas
Law FirmEnvoy Global, Inc.
AuthorMs Lucy Halse

Key Points

  • U.S. and Israeli nationals must now obtain a Visit or Tourist Visa if they will be in Bolivia for 30 days per year, either continuously or cumulatively
  • The new requirement overturns a visa waiver decree implemented in 2019
  • Tourist Visas and Visit Visas can be extended two times
  • U.S. nationals can obtain their visa at a consular post or upon arrival at the airport or an immigration checkpoint
  • Israeli nationals can obtain their visa at a Bolivian consular post prior to entry
  • Business visitors can get either a Specific Purpose Visa or a Multiple Visa from a Bolivian consular post before arrival


U.S. and Israeli nationals are now required to obtain a Visit or Tourist Visa if they are staying in Bolivia for 30 days, either continuously or cumulatively, in a year.

What are the Changes?

The Bolivian government has overturned a visa waiver decree, initially implemented in 2019, that requires U.S. and Israeli nationals to obtain a Visit Visa or a Tourist Visa to enter Bolivia for up to 30 cumulative or continuous days in a one-year...

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