Embassy of Bolivia in China
Embassy of the Republic of Bolivia in BeijingAmbassador: H.E.Mr. Mauricio Belmonte Pijúan
Address: 2-3-2 TaYuan Diplomatic Office Building, Chaoyang District
Postal Code: 100600
Tel: (+86)10 6532 3074
Fax: (+86)10 6532 4686
a. Chinese citizens who are holders of valid diplomatic and service (official) passports are exempted from visa requirements for entry into Bolivia.
b. Health Certificate for International Traveler and Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate are required to show when entry.
Travel in Bolivia
Travelers do not have to worry about the public security too much when visitingLa Paz, the capital. In fact, La Paz is said to be one of safest citiesin South American. Nevertheless, the occasional demonstrations bring impactsto the social safety of Bolivia. The recent demonstration of September, 2008demanding for financial autonomy involved in violent conflicts has caused injuryand death. In this case, travelers should avoid the areas of demonstrations andstay with media coverage of local events. Stealing and robbery are the most commonstreet crimes during such periods, so please take extra care of your valuables.
The altitude sickness should be prevented when arrive in La Paz which is at high altitude. Generally speaking, Bolivia has set up a relatively perfect medical system that you can find hospitals and drug stores easily. Hiring a medical insurance before traveling is also suggested.
Get to Bolivia
The external transportation of Bolivia is mainly supported by its three international airports respectively in La Paz, Santa Cruz and Cochabamba. Currently, there is no airline between China and Bolivia, so travelers have to transfer through US, Europe or Brazil. Some travelers also visit by road from Peru through the routes of Puno-Desaguadero-La-La Paz or Puno-Copacababa-La Paz.
Bolivia recognizes dual nationality and objects illegal immigrants.
Please contact China Embassy in Bolivia if Bolivian citizens will go to China.
Thank you very much
I am going to Peru in October, one place in Peru i will visit is PUno, then from Puno i am planning to visit Copacobana and La Paz for 4 days. Is it okay to get Bolivian visa upon arrival? How much they charge for a visa.
Also, If she doesn't want to go to Beijing to apply for it in person, is there any agent can help to do it for her? Of course with fees.