Colombian visa for Bolivian citizens

A visa is NOT required for Bolivian passport holders visiting Colombia for a short-term stay: 90 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Bolivian citizens to enter Colombia for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 90 days
Evisa Colombia e-visa for Bolivian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Colombia visa on arrival for Bolivian citizens Not Available

Colombia tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Bolivian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Colombia.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Colombia.

If you are looking for Colombia visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Bolivia, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Colombia nearest your place of residence.

  • La Paz: The Embassy of Colombia in La Paz, Bolivia (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 26 minutes)
  • La Paz: The Consulate General of Colombia in La Paz, Bolivia (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 26 minutes)
  • Cochabamba: The Consulate General of Colombia in Cochabamba, Bolivia (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 26 minutes)
  • Santa Cruz: The Honorary Consulate General of Colombia in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 26 minutes)

Colombia visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Colombia diplomatic mission offices to Bolivia for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Bolivia traveling to Colombia from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Bolivia) estimated Change (%)
2008 232 N/A
2009 236 1.72%
2010 141 -40.25%
2011 204 44.68%
2012 218 6.86%
2013 229 5.05%
2014 255 11.35%
2015 298 16.86%
2016 325 9.06%
2017 363 11.69%
2018 390 7.44%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Colombia & Bolivia comparison

Colombia's area is approximately 1,109,500 km2 (428,380 sq mi), while the area of Bolivia is approximately 1,083,300 km2 (418,264 sq mi). This means Bolivia is 2.42% smaller than Colombia.

As of June 2021, Colombia's population is ~76.2 million people - 57,035,372 more people than the population of Bolivia.

We have highlighted Colombia & Bolivia’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Colombia Bolivia Difference
Population (est 2021) 76,176,567 19,141,195 57.0 million more people live in Colombia than Bolivia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 164 117 Colombia has 47 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Bolivia.
Travel freedom (2021) 94 42 Colombia passport holders can visit 52 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 135 100 Colombian hosts 35 more foreign missions than Bolivia.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Bolivia travel to Colombia in one year?

The number of visitors from Bolivia visiting Colombia in 2018 was approximately 390.

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