Funeral Homes

The following morticians are familiar with the procedures for embalming, cremation, preparing the necessary documentation, and preparing and shipping remains.

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the following persons or firms.  Professional credentials and areas of expertise are provided directly by the funeral directors, morticians and other service providers.

La Paz

Funeraria Valdivia
Av. Bush 1278, Miraflores
Phone:  [011](591-2) 222-4455,  [011](591-2) 222-5998
Contact: Adolfo Valdivia

Cochabamba

Funeraria Valdivia
Ave. Ayacucho #490
Blanco Galindo Km 7.5
Phone:  [011](591-4) 425-3083; [011](591-4) 443-0426

Parque de Las Memorias
Ave. Salamanca Nº 0687
Phone: [011](591-4) 452-0520; [011](591) 722-03666
Contact: Mauricio Andrade

Funeraria La Capilla
Ave. Gualberto Villarroel esq. Pasaje Zolano s/n
Phone: [011](591-4) 445-4141, 445-4440; [011](591) 707-33225
Contact: Patricia Cadima

Santa Cruz

Funeraria Señor de Malta
Calle Cuellar No. 317
Phone: [011](591-3) 332-3468; [011](591)773-65976
Contact: Edmundo Cardenas
Funeraria San Juan de Dios
Calle Santa Barbara No. 498, esq Cuellar
Phone: [011](591-3) 333-1866; [011](591)704-48819
Contact:  Magaly Claros

     Samaipata – Funeraria Coronado; POC: Olga de Coronado; Phone: (591) 760-93612

     Vallegrande – Funeraria La Esperanza; POC: Francisco Prado Camacho; Phone: (591) 736-20202

If the death occurs in Santa Cruz, you can also try to contact the appropriate consular agent for assistance.

Sucre

Funeraria Jardin de Paz
Rosendo Villa No 120
Phone: [011](591-4) 645-7524; [011](591) 728-77889
Contact: Tito Valda

Funeraria Valdez
C/ Ayacucho No354 frente Hospital Santa Barbara
Phone: [011](591-4) 642-1956; [011](591-4) 643-6493
Mobile: [011](591) 728-90545; [011](591) 676-08047; [011](591) 761-28727

Tarija

Funeraria Monte Cristo
Av. Potosi esq. Pje. Las Rosas
Phone: [011](591) 718-60800; [011](591) 702-15517
Contact: Lic. Nataly Valdez

Funeraria Valdez
C/ Alcides d’Orbigny No1119
Phone: [011](591-4) 664-4490; [011](591) 702-23206
Contact: German Valdez or Mabel de Valdez

Potosi

Funeraria Valdez
10 de Abril 595
Phone: [011](591) 604-51102
Contact: Willy Oporto Valdez

Schedule of Costs (approximate) as of September 2015

Type Cost
Local burial with plot $1,000 – $1,500
Local burial without plot $700 – $1,700
Cremation is available in La Paz, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz.
Estimated cost of cremation
$2,000
Embalming $150 – $200
Preparation for shipment
(including container and embalming)
$2,500 – $3,500
Estimated shipment by air to Miami (human remains)
(based on total weight 180 kilos)
$5,000 – $6,000
Estimated shipment by air to Miami (human ashes) $700 – $800