REQUIREMENTS FOR RENEWAL OF BOLIVIAN PASSPORTS

The renewal of a Bolivian passport must be done as follows:

1. The interested party must appear before the Offices of the General Consulate carrying any of the following documents: Passport or Identity Card. The birth certificate is not considered an identity document; therefore, it must be accompanied by a document bearing the photograph of the person concerned.

  • In case of THEFT, the interested party must present a certification of complaint to local authorities of theft of their documentation. This measure is preventive to avoid using your identity without your consent.
  • In the case of LOST, the interested party must make an affidavit in our offices to certify the loss of his document.
  • In case of UPDATING INFORMATION in your passport; that is to say; the inclusion of married name, correction of data, exclusion of married name, update of marital status, profession, etc. the applicant must demonstrate through BOLIVIAN legal documents such changes.

2. In cases of minors (under 18), a copy of BOTH parents' identity documents must be brought.

3. Payment of the transaction must be made only in Money Order or Debit / Credit Card. The fee is $ 85.00 (eighty-five 00/100 US dollars).

The new document will take ten (10) business days to reach this Consulate. The interested party may choose to leave a pre-paid envelope at the time of application for it to be returned.

REQUIREMENTS TO REQUEST PASSPORT FOR THE FIRST TIME

By not having an identity record in Bolivia, the applicant must first request the assignment of identity card number (free), which is done as follows:

The process of assigning identity card numbers is only for Bolivians who have never had a Bolivian identity card or those who have obtained dual citizenship through their parents.

The application for the assignment of the identity card number is free, after that applies to the Bolivian passport. The presence of the interested person is essential.

Minors (0 to 17 years old)

  1. Letter requested by the father or mother.
  2. Original birth certificate of the interested party, issued as of 2007 management.
  3. Photocopy of the Passport or Identity Card of the Mother.
  4. Photocopy of the Passport or Identity Card of the Father.
  5. Three (3) photographs 3x3 centimeters from the Interested Party (White background and without glasses).
  6. Personal Identification Card (to be filled at the Consulate General).

Seniors (18 years old and up)

  1. Sworn Statement before a Public Notary in which he states that he never had an Identity Card. This declaration can be drawn up and signed at the Consulate.
  2. Two (2) eyewitnesses who must carry their Identity Card or Passport and attest to what was signed in the aforementioned Affidavit.
  3. Original birth certificate, issued from 2007 management.
  4. Three (3) photographs 3x3 centimeters from the Interested Party (White background and without glasses).
  5. Personal Identification Card (to be filled at the Consulate General)

The process of assigning a new identity number takes approximately 30 minutes, after which it begins with the application of the passport, the fee is  $ 85.00 and must be paid in MONEY ORDER or by Debit / Credit Card (CASH is not accepted) no personal check).