Bolivia

Living and
Working in Bolivia

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Peter B. Krehmer

"I was amazed how many like-minded expats there are in La Paz; it was great to get in touch with such a friendly group of people."

Heather Albrey

"Expat living in Bolivia can be difficult at times. The InterNations community made it a lot easier for us. "

Working and living in Bolivia with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Bolivia? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to La Paz, Cochabamba or some other international Bolivian city?

The expat relocation to Bolivia is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the large sections of Amazonian rainforest, getting to know how Bolivian folks celebrate Dia de la Patria, or acquiring a taste for Bolivia’s popular dishes like salteñas…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Bolivia. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in Egypt to working in Spain.

Top Articles in the Bolivia Expat Guide

  • Moving to Bolivia

    Bolivia has much to offer anyone considering to move there due to its both culturally and geographically diversity. Discover Bolivia’s indigenous heritage and stunning places. Read more upon the land and its people, visas for Bolivia and more in our guide.
  • Living in Bolivia

    Bolivia's mix of cultural heritage means it has much to offer expats in terms of vibrant art, literature, food and music. This South American country has beautiful and green landscapes and shares the Titicaca Lake with Peru. Find more about Bolivia’s transportation, healthcare and more in our guide.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Reliable Information about living and working in Bolivia

Relocating to and living in Bolivia necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Bolivian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Bolivia: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Bolivian income tax law?ʺ, ʺCan you help me plan my mini-break near Lake Titicaca?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in La Paz?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Bolivian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Bolivia is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Bolivia is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Bolivia. Various topics are covered in our Bolivia Expat Guide from travel and accommodation, to education & children or expat institutions and clubs, up to sports & leisure. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺIs there a source for Bolivian news in English?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Bolivia? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in China or living in Puerto Rico!

From public utility providers to private language tutors –
Advice on living and working in Bolivia

In addition, our expat listings for Bolivia include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like public utility providers or private language tutors. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Bolivia. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm ¡Hola! among our InterNations members living and working in Bolivia.

Peter B. Krehmer

"I was amazed how many like-minded expats there are in La Paz; it was great to get in touch with such a friendly group of people."

Heather Albrey

"Expat living in Bolivia can be difficult at times. The InterNations community made it a lot easier for us. "

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