Chilean visa for Bolivian citizens

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

Visa requirements:

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

Chile tourist visa requirements:

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

If you are looking for Chile 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 Chile nearest your place of residence.

  • Cochabamba: The Honorary Consulate of Chile in Cochabamba, Bolivia (Working hours: Close now)
  • Santa Cruz: The Consulate General of Chile in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (Working hours: Close now)
  • La Paz: The Consulate General of Chile in La Paz, Bolivia (Working hours: Close now)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Bolivia) estimated Change (%)
2008 411,425 N/A
2009 407,227 -1.02%
2010 398,830 -2.06%
2011 411,425 3.16%
2012 411,425 0.00%
2013 398,830 -3.06%
2014 440,813 10.53%
2015 419,822 -4.76%
2016 437,154 4.13%
2017 479,690 9.73%
2018 498,877 4.00%

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

Chile & Bolivia comparison

Chile's area is approximately 743,532 km2 (287,079 sq mi), while the area of Bolivia is approximately 1,083,300 km2 (418,264 sq mi). This means Bolivia is 45.70% larger than Chile.

As of September 2021, Chile's population is ~31.0 million people - 7,733,208 more people than the population of Bolivia.

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

Chile Bolivia Difference
Population (est 2021) 31,008,572 23,275,364 7.7 million more people live in Chile than Bolivia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 128 117 Chile has 11 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Bolivia.
Travel freedom (2021) 130 42 Chile passport holders can visit 88 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 162 100 Chilean hosts 62 more foreign missions than Bolivia.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Bolivia visiting Chile in 2018 was approximately 498,877.

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