Health Alert – Bolivia: Proof of Vaccination Requirements in Accordance with Supreme Decree 4640 and 4641 to Take Effect January 1, 2022
Event: In accordance with Supreme Decree 4640 and 4641, public and private institutions in Bolivia, including transport services, will require proof of vaccination starting on January 1, 2022. Patrons can show proof of their vaccination schedule card (physical or digital), or proof of their first dose with the expectation of completing their vaccination schedule at the earliest available time. Unvaccinated patrons will have to show a negative RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours before the time of their requested service.
The U.S. Embassy is still verifying how American citizens residing in or visiting Bolivia with foreign vaccination records can register their status with the Bolivian authorities. Please continue to monitor our COVID-19 Country Specific Information for the latest information.
American citizens and other visitors requesting a service, such as a passport or notarial, at the U.S. Consular Agency in Santa Cruz will be required to show proof of vaccination to enter the building where the facilities are located. The Consular Agency administrators will accept both Bolivian vaccination records and/or American CDC-issued vaccination records as proof. If a customer is not vaccinated, he or she can email ConsularSantaCruz@state.gov for additional assistance. Please note, these requirements do not impact visitors requesting a service at the U.S. Embassy in La Paz.
Actions to Take:
- Check COVID-19 Country Specific Information updated information on COVID-19 related information including availability of testing.
- Visit travel.state.gov to view individual Travel Advisories for the most urgent threats to safety and security.
- Click here for our COVID FAQs Search Tool.