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Bolivia visa for US Citizens - My recent experience re: Yellow Fever vaccine in New York

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We were in a panic last week trying to get yellow fever immunizations in New York, but it turns out it's only recommended and not required so we will get those as soon as we land in Cochambamba, Bolivia,

which has an elevation of over 8K ft.

Yellow fever vaccination in NY would have cost us $500-$600 but it appears to be easily available and free in Bolivia.

Cost of Bolivia visa (good for 10 years, for up to 30 days a year) for US citizens: $160. Nationals of most other countries have modest fees of $30 or less for Bolivia visa.

For my Thai wife it won't cost anything.


02/2003 - Met

08/24/09 I-129F; 09/02 NOA1; 10/14 NOA2; 11/24 interview; 11/30 K-1 VISA (92 d); 12/29 POE 12/31/09 Marriage

03/29/-04/06/10 - AOS sent/rcd; 04/13 NOA1; AOS 2 NBC

04/14 $1010 cashed; 04/19 NOA1

04/28 Biom.

06/16 EAD/AP

06/24 Infops; AP mail

06/28 EAD mail; travel 2 BKK; return 07/17

07/20/10 interview, 4d. b4 I-129F anniv. APPROVAL!*

08/02/10 GC

08/09/10 SSN

2012-05-16 Lifting Cond. - I-751 sent

2012-06-27 Biom,

2013-01-10 7 Mo, 2 Wks. & 5 days - 10 Yr. PR Card (no interview)

*2013-04-22 Apply for citizenship (if she desires at that time) 90 days prior to 3yr anniversary of P. Residence

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I'm an USC and I got a Bolivian Visa in 2017.  If you get the Yellow Fever Vaccination there make sure you get a certificate in case you go to other countries that require it.  Make a copy and keep with your passport.  I use a passport cover for that.

Relax those first few days.  Drink plenty of water and Gatorade.  Cut down on the alcohol.  I used to commute to work at 7000+ feet.


March 2, 2018  Married In Hong Kong

April 30, 2018  Mary moves from the Philippines to Mexico, Husband has MX Permanent Residency

June 13, 2018 Mary receives Mexican Residency Card

June 15, 2018  I-130 DCF Appointment in Juarez  -  June 18, 2018  Approval E-Mail

August 2, 2018 Case Complete At Consulate

September 25, 2018 Interview in CDJ and Approved!

October 7, 2018 In the USA

October 27, 2018 Green Card received 

October 29, 2018 Applied for Social Security Card - November 5, 2018 Social Security Card received

November 6th, 2018 State ID Card Received, Applied for Global Entry - Feb 8,2019 Approved.

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