Nationals exempt from a Tourist Visa (GROUP I) are only required to have a current valid passport with a minimum validity of 6 months. Upon arrival tourists will be issued a temporary visa.
Dutch citizens do not need a tourist visa, but:
- Need to present your valid passport for almost 6 months
- Flight tickets with return within 90 days
- The Yellow Fever Shot. (if you have a contraindication, you can provide to the Bolivian Migration Office a Medical Certificate)
Please note that, for any purpose other than genuine tourism (i.e. tours, sightseeing, etc.) nationals from countries included in (GROUP I) must apply for a Specific Purpose Visa
Specific Purpose Visa
1. International vaccination certificate yellow fever
2. Financial proof of solvency (last bank statement)
3. Flight itinerary (departure and return, roundtrip)
4. Passport (should have at least six months of validity)
5. Letter requesting visa signed by the Company the applicant works for explaining the activity or reason for the travel to Bolivia
6. Photo 4cmx4cm (which will be included in application form)
7. Application form (filled and signed). This form is automatically generated by the system at the end of your application through the website: https://portalmre.rree.gob.bo/formvisas/
You must upload all the documents above described to the following link: https://portalmre.rree.gob.bo/formvisas/
Once you finished you application, you must send the pdf form to firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can verify the documents uploaded to the system and set an appointment. (Only in the Netherlands)
- Fill out the Visa Application Form.
- Original Passport (should have at least six months of validity) to issue the student visa, with a validity of 60 days. Once you are in Bolivia you will be able to extend it at Migration Office in any major city.
- Police Record including a translation in Spanish.
- Address in Bolivia.
- It is required 2 recent color photos without glasses. (3x4 cm)
- International yellow fever shot.
- Explanatory acceptance letter, from the school, institution or university in which the apprenticeship will be done in Bolivia, stating the kind of study that will be taken and academic grade.
- Studies Certificate (original with approved subjects and grades of the passed school or college or university year)
- Travel parents’ authorization (for minors)
- Certificate of good economic status. It may be presented account statements, securities or a letter from the bank stating the good credit standing.
Once you finished you application, you must send us the pdf form to email@example.com, so we can verify the documents uploaded to the system and set an appointment.
Travelling to Bolivia for more than 90 days
Valid passport with a Special Purpose Visa (Objeto Determinado) – (Please check at the link for the details)
- Work contract specifying the duration of the stay, legalized by the Ministry of Labour in Bolivia
- For student stay: Certificate of the affiliated organization or Mission: Certificate of Studies (University, Secondary and Primary students)
- Criminal Record Certificate
- Proof of permanent address
- Application for temporary residence
Completed application form
- Valid passport with proof of a minimum two-year temporary residence
- Notarized document addressed to the Undersecretary of Migration requesting residence (Must be signed by a lawyer)
- Medical Certificate issued by the Instituto Nacional de Salud Ocupacional (Instituto del Torax – Miraflores, La Paz)
- Criminal Record Certificate issued by the Police Station at calle Sucre and Junin, La Paz
- Proof of address, issued by the Police Station at calle Sucre and Junin, La Paz
- Birth Certificate duly legalized in the country of origin by the Bolivian Consulate
- Good Conduct Certificate issued by the nearest Police of the last place of residence, legalized by the Bolivian Consulate
- Application form for Request for Permanent Residence
Completed application form
Note: The Plurinational Stateof Bolivia reserves the right to grant or reject permanent residence to foreigners in the country.
- All official documents from The Netherlands must be legalized by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINBUZA)
- All documents must be accompanied by an official Spanish translation.
- Once authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Consular Section can proceed with the legalization.
- The cost of the legalization cannot be determined until all original documents have been submitted to the Consular Section, at which time the Consular Section will advise about the payment.
Entering pets to Bolivia
- A certificate must be obtained from a licensed veterinarian, not earlier than 90 days prior to shipping, confirming that the animal is up to date with vaccines and verifying that it does not carry any disease. Include a Spanish translation.
- The Consular Section can proceed with the legalization once legalized at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
- It is recommended to contact the airline company and find out about the requirements for transportation of animals.