New Hours American Citizens Services Unit


(Santa Cruz, Bolivia)

U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia


To: All American Citizens
From: American Citizens Services Unit
Date: July 3, 2008
Subject: Warden Message – New ACS Hours


This Warden Message is being issued to notify American citizens that effective August 1, 2008, in order to better respond to our customers and provide enhanced consular services, the American Citizen Services Unit will be open mornings on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:00 to 12:30, and in the afternoon on Fridays from 2:00 to 4:00, except U.S. and local holidays. To avoid common impediments to quicker processing, please first check the requirements of the relevant service at
http://bolivia.usembassy.gov/information_for_travelers.html

For the latest security information, Americans traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department's Internet website at
http://travel.state.gov 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
http://travel.state.gov and on the Embassy web page at http://bolivia.usembassy.gov.

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 Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays). American 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 https://travelregistration.state.gov .

U.S. citizens may contact the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, via e-mail at consularlapaz@state.gov 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. The Santa Cruz Consular Agency can be reached by telephone at (591-3) 351-3477 and the Cochabamba Consular Agency can be reached by telephone at (591-4) 411-6313.

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