Bolivia (Republic of)

History of Relations| Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Statistics | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of relations

South Africa maintains full diplomatic relations with the Republic of Bolivia.

Diplomatic representation

South African Representation in Bolivia

South Africa is not residentially represented in Bolivia. Please contact the SA Embassy in Lima, Peru.

H E Dr C J Streeter
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Non-resident, accredited from Lima, Peru.

OFFICE HOURS
Mondays - Friday: 08:00 - 12:30 13:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 14:00

TIME DIFFERENCE WITH SA:
-7 hours

Bolivia Representation in South Africa

Honorary Consul - Ms S M Caputi

Honorary Consulate of Bolivia

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the Directorate: Mexico, Central America and the Andean Community desk of the Department of Foreign Affairs.


Travel Advisory: Warning on illegal activities abroad

South African citizens travelling abroad are strongly advised to take care not to become involved in activities which may be, or are, illegal in foreign countries. Please remember, once you leave South Africa, South African laws and constitutional rights do not protect you. If you are arrested abroad, the South African Government cannot get you out of prison or demand your release. At most, your government can intercede with local authorities to try and ensure that your rights under the laws of the country in which you were arrested are fully observed. It can also attempt to ensure that you are treated humanely, i.e., according to those international agreements to which the country in which you have been arrested, has acceded.

Please note that the South African Government views crimes - particularly those involving illegal drugs, mercenary activities, the traffic in humans or small arms or the abuse of women and children - in a most serious light.

Visa Requirements for Bolivian citizens visiting South Africa

For more information contact the Embassy of South Africa in Lima


Health Requirements

For up-to-date information go to Travelers' Health.


Climate Info

For up-to-date weather information click here


Currency Info

The monetary unit is the Bolivianos (BOB).

For current exchange rates click here.


State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0851/0837

Trade Statistics

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Bolivia, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa

Interest Groups and Information

No information

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