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Visa Unit

Welcome to the Consular Section in Bolivia. One of our priorities is to provide immigrant and non-immigrant visa services, including boarding foils, returning residents, and visa renewals. For detailed information Please refer to the following website:

We are committed to providing a courteous and professional service to all applicants. For detailed information, please use the links on the left margin of this page to select the appropriate visa classification and to schedule an interview.

Location, open hours, and contact information

  • The Consular Section of the Embassy is located at 2780 de la Avenida Arce in La Paz, Bolivia. We are open to the public from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm by appointment. Before you arrive please consult our calendar and our location on the map.
  • Via e-mail:

To contact the Consular Section Non Immigrant visas

To contact the Consular Section Immigrant visas

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Latest Announcements

  • USA DV 2017

    Online registration for the DV 2017 Program begins on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-4). Do not wait until the last week of the registration period to enter as heavy demand may result in website delays. No late entries or paper entries will be accepted.

    There is no cost to register for the DV program.

    For further information please review the following link:

  • Note
    For children of U.S. citizens living in Bolivia: the parents should contact the American Citizens Services by e-mail before scheduling for a visa appointment, in order to determine if their child is entitled to U.S. citizenship.
  • U.S. Visas for Same-Sex Spouses

    U.S. embassies and consulates now adjudicate visa applications that are based on a same-sex marriage in the same way that we adjudicate applications for opposite gender spouses.  Read the Frequently Asked Questions 

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