What our Consulates can do for you:
- Grant visas to foreigners wishing to visit Bolivia.
- In case of loss or theft of documents the Consulate can grant a safe-conduct in order to return to Bolivia.
- Issue passports upon verification of your personal identification card.
- Provide guidance on legal, social and notary issues.
- Provide informational support and seek medical advice for injured citizens.
- Inform family or friends about any accidents, death, natural catastrophes and provide the appropriate counseling.
- In case of unnatural causes, request information to local authorities.
- Try to communicate to family or friends in case of an emergency.
- Assist Bolivian nationals being held in detention or in prison, and upon request, inform their families.
- Ensure de legal defense of Bolivian citizens, advising them in the access to an attorney.
- Request information and whereabouts of Bolivian citizens to local authorities in case of legal, humanitarian or family emergency requirements.
- Protect the interests and rights of Bolivian minors and the disabled.
- Issue travel authorizations to minors under the consent of both parents (or the holder or holders of parental authority).
- Provide Civil Registry and notary services, legalization of documents, communications or referral to agencies and organizations in Bolivia.
- The provision of consular services is governed by the current Consular Fees.
What our Consulates can’t do for you:
- Process any type of American visas.
- Get Bolivian citizens a job in the USA.
- Be a party in litigations or other jurisdictional proceedings.
- Sponsor lawsuits on behalf of Bolivian nationals.
- Waive American legal regulations.
- Ask for special or different treatment to the one afforded to American citizens in prison or under detention.
- Loan money, pay fines or bills.
- Provide plane tickets or means to return to Bolivia.
- Provide employment, grant work permits, or become a guarantor or surety.
- Perform the tasks assigned to travel agencies.