limited consular services cochabamba 3-4 february 2009

January 30, 2008

This warden message is being issued to notify U.S. citizens that due to the absence of the consular agent in Cochabamba on Tuesday, February 3, and Wednesday, February 4, the consular agency will offer only limited consular services on those days. Persons who must apply for passports or consular reports of birth abroad, or seek notarial services during this time may seek these services at the U.S. Embassy in La Paz. Persons seeking emergency services, may directly contact the American Citizen Services Unit, U.S. Embassy, in La Paz at (2) 216-8297 or via email at We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

For the latest security information, U.S. citizens traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department's internet website at where the current worldwide caution, travel warnings and travel alerts can be found. Additional information is available in the country-specific information for Bolivia at and on the embassy web page at

Current information on travel and security in Bolivia may be obtained from the Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the United States, or, from overseas, 1-202-501-4444. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays). U.S. citizens traveling or residing overseas are encouraged to register with the appropriate U.S. embassy or consulate on the State Department's travel registration web site at .

U.S. citizens may contact the consular section of the U.S. Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, via e-mail at or by telephone at (591-2) 216-8297 during business hours or (591-2) 216-8500 after hours and on weekends. The consular section is located in the U.S. Embassy at 2780 Arce Avenue in La Paz, Bolivia.

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