Message for U.S. Citizens – Death of Former President George H. W. Bush

U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia
December 3, 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush died November 30, 2018 at his home in Houston, Texas. The flags at U.S. Embassy La Paz will be flown at half-staff for 30 days and the Mission will observe the National Day of Mourning on December 5, 2018.

The Embassy will be closed to the public on December 5, 2018 and all consular appointments will be rescheduled for the earliest opportunity. U.S. citizens and visa applicants with appointments will be contacted via email regarding their appointments. U.S. citizens with emergencies should call +591 2 216 8000 or send a message via WhatsApp to +591 6127 3472. Questions regarding immigrant visa appointments should be directed

U.S. Embassy La Paz will have available a book to receive messages of condolence on former President Bush’s passing. If you would like to write a message of condolence, please visit the Embassy on Avenida Arce 2780, La Paz, between 9AM-5PM on December 4 or December 6. Alternatively, condolence messages to the family may be directed to the office of the Honorable George W. Bush, Post Office Box 259000, Dallas, Texas 75225.