Security Alert – United States Embassy, La Paz

Security Alert – United States Embassy, La Paz, November 27, 2019

Location: Nationwide

Event: A Security Notice of November 12, 2019 instituted a temporary policy that travel (official and personal) by U.S. diplomats and their family members in Bolivia required Chief of Mission approval. Effective November 27, 2019, this additional approval process has been lifted.

All employees are advised to avoid the area of the Senkata Gas Plant (District 8) of El Alto.

Actions to take:


U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia
+(591) (2) 216-8000
+(591) (2) 216-8500 (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs
+1 (888) 407-4747 or +1 (202) 501-4444

Bolivia Country Information

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