Short Staff in Consular Agency in Cochabamba
WARDEN MESSAGE, U.S. EMBASSY LA PAZ, BOLIVIA, January 30, 2008 This warden message is being issued to notify U.S. citizens that the Consular Agency in Cochabamba will be short staffed until further notice. For this reason, customers may notice some difficulty contacting the agency. Persons experiencing these difficulties may directly contact the American Citizen Services Unit, U.S. Embassy, in La Paz.
In the case of an emergency, customers can call the ACS Unit at (2) 216-8297.
For non-urgent matters, please send an email to 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 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 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 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.