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Health Alert – Bolivia
U.S. and Other Foreign-Issued Vaccination Cards Considered Valid for Supreme Decrees Until Further Notice
January 4, 2022

Health Alert – Bolivia: U.S. and Other Foreign-Issued Vaccination Cards Considered Valid for Supreme Decrees 4640 and 4641 Until Further Notice

Location: Nationwide  

Event: In accordance with Supreme Decrees 4640 and 4641, public and private institutions in Bolivia, including transport services, began requiring proof of vaccination on January 1, 2022. Patrons are required to show 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 Bolivian Ministry of Health confirmed in a public instructive issued January 4, 2022, that foreign-issued vaccination cards, including the Center for Disease Control cards commonly issued in the United States, are valid for the purposes of Supreme Decree 4641. The public instructive noted that foreign-issued vaccination schedule cards will be deemed valid until Bolivian authorities can establish an electronic registration mechanism for Bolivians and foreigners who were vaccinated abroad to register their status.  

Please continue to monitor our COVID-19 Country Specific Information for the latest information.  

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