Bolivia visa requirements for Ghanaians

Travel and visa requirements

Bolivian Visa is not required for Ghanaians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Visitors who intend to visit Bolivia can stay for a maximum period of 90 days. 
  • Ghanaian passport holders can stay in Bolivia on a tourist visa. 
  • Visitors require an eVisa and visa on arrival to enter Bolivia. 
  • Your passport must be valid for at least six months.
  • Visitors require a certificate of vaccination against yellow fever if they intend to visit high-risk endemic areas.
  • Ghanaians visiting Bolivia must provide proof of sufficient funds accredited through an affidavit supported by documentary evidence.
  • Ghanaians visitors must have proof of onward and return tickets, letter of invitation from a legal resident or proof of hotel accommodation. 
  • Ghanaians visiting Bolivia with pets must have a certificate of vaccination and must obtain an import license from the embassy or high commission. 
  • Ghanaians visiting Bolivia must check for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia, and influenza vaccines.
  • Direct flights are available from Kolkata International Airport in Accra, Ghana to Bolivia, and may last for up to 9 - 10 hours long.
  • Christianity is the largest religion in Bolivia, with Roman Catholicism being the largest denomination. 
  • Because the timezone currently used in Bolivia is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4), Ghana is 4 hours ahead of Bolivia.
  • Getting around in Bolivia is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes taxis, minibusses, buses, domestic flights, and trains.
  • In Bolivia, power plugs and sockets are of type A and C as well as 220-230 volt outlets so you can use electrical/electronic devices brought from home if the standard voltage in your country is between 220V and 240V. 
  • Bolivia has a tropical climate with clear-cut wet and dry seasons and an average temperature of 30 °C (86 °F). The rainy season extending from late September to May sees an annual rainfall average between 1000 and 4000 mm (40 – 150″).
  • May - October is usually the best time to visit Bolivia, as the dry weather brings sapphire skies and less travel disruption. 
  • While Spanish is the most spoken language in Bolivia, there are many other languages common in Bolivia including Aymara, Tacana, Uru, Leco and many others.
  • Visitors might want to pick up some basic Spanish phrases to help them navigate communications in rural spaces.
  • Visitors are advised to be careful when carrying out monetary transactions in Bolivia, from currency changes to relatively expensive purchases.

Frequently Asked Questions


How much does a Bolivian visa cost?
A Bolivian visa cost 300 UFV, the visa can be granted by the Bolivian consulate.

Do Ghanaians need a visa to visit Bolivia?

Ghanaians need an E-visa or visa on arrival to visit Bolivia. This is issued to the traveler at the border checkpoint of Bolivia.


How long is your visa valid for?

The Bolivian visa is valid for 90 days, it can be renewed at the Bolivian embassy or high commission.


Which vaccinations do you need to visit Bolivia?

Ghanaian passport holders are required to check for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia, and influenza vaccines. 


What's the official language spoken in Bolivia?

Spanish is the official language spoken in Bolivia. Visitors might want to pick up some basic Spanish phrases to help them navigate communications in rural spaces.


How much does Bolivian visa cost?

A Bolivian visa cost 300 UFV.