Visa policy of Bolivia

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Citizens (ordinary passport holders) of specific countries and territories are eligible to visit Bolivia for tourism or business purposes without having to obtain a visa.

Bolivia visa

There are 3 groups of countries, countries whose citizens do not require a visa, countries whose citizens can obtain a visa on arrival and countries whose citizens must obtain visa in advance.

Visa policy map[edit]

  Bolivia
  Visa-free (Passport and ID card entry)
  Visa-free (Passport entry)
  Visa on arrival (Special rules for US and Iran)
  Visa required (Special rule for China, Hong Kong and Macau)

Visa exemption[edit]

Citizens or nationals of the following 51 countries and territories may enter Bolivia without a visa for a period of up to 90 days annually (permitted length of stay is initially 30 days, then it can be extended free of charge):[1]

1 - Except for nationals of  Bulgaria,  Cyprus,  Malta and  Romania who must obtain visa on arrival.
2 - including all classes of British nationality.
ID - May enter with an ID card too.

Holders of diplomatic or service passports of any country except Israel do not require a visa. Visa exemption also applies to holders of passports for public affairs issued by China.

Group 2 Countries[edit]

National of countries not in Group 1 or Group 3 may obtain a visa on arrival for approximately 100 US Dollars.[3][4] Alternatively, the visa may be obtained at any Bolivian embassy or consulate free of charge.[5] Nationals of the * United States must hold a hotel reservation or letter of invitation along with sufficient funds and US$160 in cash in order to obtain a visa on arrival. The fee of US$160 is also applicable even if the visa is obtained in advance at a Bolivian embassy or consulate.[6] Nationals of * Iran can obtain a visa on arrival for 30 days only at Cochabamba, La Paz and Santa Cruz airports. The fee of US$30 is also applicable even if the visa is obtained in advance at a Bolivian embassy or consulate.[7] Nationals of * China (including Macau and Hong Kong) can obtain a visa on arrival for 30 days only if they do not reside in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan.[8]

Group 3 Countries[edit]

Nationals of the following countries are required to obtain a visa in advance at a Bolivian embassy or consulate

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