Visa to Bolivia

If vacation is not far off, and you plan to spend it in such an amazing country as Bolivia , you must first familiarize yourself with the requirements allowing entry into the state. First of all, it is necessary to answer the question whether a visa is needed for Bolivia for the Russians. Until Bolivia is included in the list of those countries that provide visa-free entry, so visas for Russians are still necessary. With the general rules and a package of documents that you need to collect for a visa to Bolivia, you will get acquainted with our article.

Visa processing at the embassy

To obtain a visa, Russians should apply to the Bolivian Embassy in Moscow, located at Serpukhovskaya Val Str., 8, apt. 135-137 on any day, except weekends, from 9:00 to 17:00. It is worth noting that the Embassy of Bolivia does not need to pay any consular fees. Documents can be issued independently or by contacting a specialized tourist organization, however this entails additional expenses. The visa entitles the citizen to stay on the territory of the Bolivian state for no more than 30 days from the moment of crossing the border. If necessary, the document can be prolonged no more than twice for the same period in the Migration Service. However, from October 3, 2016, an agreement comes into force, under which Russians were allowed to enter Bolivia without a visa for up to 90 days.

For the Russians issuing a visa to Bolivia in 2016, the package of documents remained standard. AT

If a child under the age of 18 is traveling to Bolivia without parents, the accompanying minor must carry a copy of the birth certificate of the child, which must be certified by the notary, as well as a notarized authorization to leave the country from both parents. The permission to leave must be translated into Spanish.

Registration of a visa at the border

Alternatively, you can apply for a visa upon arrival in Bolivia. For this purpose, the tourist must submit the following documents to the border guards:

In addition, at the border, tourists must pay a service fee of 360 VOV ($ 50). For children indicated in the passport of the parent, the service fee will not apply. After passing the standard procedure, the border guards put in the passport and the tourist card the appropriate stamp indicating the number of days of the visit to Bolivia or the expiry date of the visa. It is recommended to check the presence of the seal immediately. If there is no printing, you should immediately contact the Bureau of the Immigration Department or the Russian Embassy in Bolivia, located in La Paz , at the address: Avenida Walter Guevara Arce, 8129, casilla 5494. The authorities do not consider the appropriate violation of the law as a strict violation of the law. The stamp will not be stamped if the tourist leaves Bolivia within 24 hours.

Now tourists have an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the beautiful and rich nature of the country, its originality, since in Bolivia there is an entrance without a visa with a stay of no more than 90 days. Travel with comfort!