Bolivia visa requirements for Thais

Travel and visa requirements

Bolivian Visa is not required for Thais

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Bolivia is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. The capital city of Bolivia is Sucre.
  • Thailand citizens can visit Bolivia as tourists by acquiring their visa on arrival at the airport in Bolivia. Thais are eligible to stay up to 90 days in Bolivia.
  • The required documents needed to process Bolivia's tourist visa are a valid passport for at least 6 months from the date of departure from Bolivia, proof of hotel reservation or other means of accommodation when they visit Bolivia.
  • You will be levied an airport tax of 190 BOB Bolivian currency upon your arrival in the country.
  • Bolivia's tourist visa can take up to 6 or 10 business days to process for multiple entry, while it takes 10 business days for a single entry.
  • On entry and exit from Bolivia, visitors with amounts that exceed USD 10,000 will declare their funds.
  • Amounts more than USD 50,000 or equivalent, registration at the Central Bank of Bolivia will be needed.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Thailand to Bolivia include Air India, Air Europa, Amaszonas, Finnair, and Qatar Airways.
  • The average flight duration from Thailand to Bolivia is 22 hours 23 minutes, while the distance is 18,373 km.
  • The official currency used in Bolivia is the Bolivian Boliviano. You can also use the US Dollar at big stores in major cities.
  • Spanish is the official language of Bolivia, although there are other indigenous languages which include Guyana, Aymara, Chiquitano, and Chiriguano.
  • Bolivian delicacies include rice, eggs, and vegetables. Local specialties include pique a lo macho, grilled beef and sausage, lechón, suckling pig, whole roasted guinea pig, etc.
  • Christianity is the largest religion in Bolivia, with Roman Catholicism being the largest denomination. Indigenous Bolivians have blended Catholicism and their traditional religious beliefs.
  • The temperature in Bolivia is determined by the altitude as well as the season, with highland areas such as La Paz, Lake Titicaca, Potosi and Uyuni generally cool and extremely cold at night. Despite the cold weather, Bolivia's dry season is the most popular time of the year to travel.
  • An amount of $50 USD is enough to take care of your daily spendings in Bolivia.
  • Salar de Uyuni, Tiwanaku, Lake Titicaca, and Reserva Eduardo Avaroa are the interesting sites advisable for Thailand tourists to explore in Bolivia.
  • The timezone in Bolivia is 4 hours behind GMT which makes Thailand 11 hours ahead of Bolivia.
  • The power and socket plug used in Bolivia is of Type A and C. The standard voltage is between 220-230 V and the standard frequency is 50-60 Hz.
  • Buses and cabs are medium you can transport through in Bolivia.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the best places to visit in Bolivia for tourism?

Salar de Uyuni, Tiwanaku, Lake Titicaca, and Reserva Eduardo Avaroa are the interesting sites advisable for Indian tourists to explore in Bolivia. 

What type of transportation is used in Bolivia?

The variety of transportation in Bolivia include private vans/ cars, comfortable tourist buses, flights, canoes, etc. The use of private/ public transportation is  to provide travelers with the safest and most efficient transportation in each area.

Can I use credit cards in Bolivia?

Credit cards are accepted only in larger restaurants and stores. Although it is helpful to bring a credit card along for emergencies but don't count on using it for most purchases.

When is the best time to visit Bolivia?

From May to October is the best time to visit Bolivia because the dry weather brings sapphire skies and less travel disruption. This is the Bolivian winter season.