no consular services in santa cruz 25 february 2009
U.S. EMBASSY LA PAZ, BOLIVIA
February 20, 2009
This warden message is being issued to notify U.S. citizens that due to the absence of the consular agent in Santa Cruz the agency will not be offering notarization services on Wednesday, February 25, 2009. Persons who must apply for passports or consular reports of birth abroad, or seek notarial services may come to the consular agency on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment only. To request an appointment by phone please call (591-3) 351-3480 or by e-mail to USCit.Services.SRZ@gmail.com. Persons seeking emergency services, may directly contact the American Citizen Services Unit, U.S. Embassy, in La Paz at (591-2) 216-8297 or via email at USCit.Services.Bolivia@gmail.com. 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 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). 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (591-2) 216-8297 during business hours (Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) 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, and is open to the public (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.). The Santa Cruz consular agency can be reached by telephone and/or email at the numbers and address mentioned above, and the Cochabamba consular agency can be reached by telephone at (591-4) 411-6313.