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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Bolivia, Plurinational State of
Data Last Updated: September 25, 2020

General Information

Substantially Closed

Bolivia, Plurinational State of is presently closed to travellers visiting for tourist purposes. The country is still largely in a lockdown and quarantine state.

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Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

The Bolivian government announced an extension of national quarantine measures through August 31, 2020 in order to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  

A regional three-tiered system of varying restrictions has been in place since May, with most major population centers and departmental capitals categorized as high-risk, the highest level. 

Under the national decree: Social distancing and the use of masks in public places remains obligatory. 

Monday to Friday: Persons and vehicles are prohibited from circulating between the nighttime hours of 18:00 and 5:00 but may circulate during the day with limits on the number of people in vehicles. 

Saturday and Sunday: Vehicles are prohibited from circulating. People may circulate on foot within 500 meters of their home. Classes and other public events remain suspended.

The delivery of food and other commercial goods is permitted seven days per week from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm and industry, manufacturing, construction, mining and hotels will be permitted to operate.

Airlines & Transport

Authorities have suspended all flights through at least August 31. All ports of entry are closed to nonresident foreign travelers; however, citizens and legal residents may return.

With this suspension, only humanitarian, cargo, medevac/ambulance, tech stops, United Nations, repatriation or state will be permitted and the Bolivian government will need to give such permissions.

All land borders remain closed to nonresident foreigners; all international passenger flights remain suspended until further notice. Since Sept. 1, residents must remain at home 2000-0500 Mondays through Fridays, and 1600-0500 on Saturdays and Sundays. 


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Information for Non-Tourists

Entrance procedures and screening for COVID-19 have been increased and are conducted at all international airports.

Travelers should be prepared for additional travel restrictions affecting international travel to be put into effect with little or no advanced notice.

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