Embassy of the United Kingdom in La Paz


The British Embassy in Bolivia is a bilateral mission in La Paz and promotes British interests in Bolivia. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Bolivia. The British Embassy in La Paz is headed by Mr Peter Bateman - Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Bolivia.


British Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia Avenida Arce No.2732 Casilla (PO Box) 694 La Paz Bolivia


(+591) (2) 2433424


(+591) (2) 2431073






Mr Peter Bateman - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Mon-Thurs: 0830-1230 and 1330-1700 Fri: 0830-1330

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Bolivia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in La Paz you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the United Kingdom

For all British visa related matters contact the embassy in La Paz before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.britishembassy.gov.uk/bolivia ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+591) (2) 2433424 or email ppa@megalink.com

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Bolivia

Next to the embassy in La Paz there could be additional British consulates located in Bolivia.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in Bolivia.

British Consulates in Bolivia

Next to the embassy in La Paz, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that United Kingdom does not have any consulates located in Bolivia ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in La Paz offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Bolivia to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in Bolivia. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, British nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.