La Paz

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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. "

Make the most of living and working in La Paz

Expat living in La Paz raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Bolivian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺIs there a source for Bolivian news in English?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend public utility providers in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in La Paz takes a lot of time. Our La Paz expat guide is there to make your relocation to La Paz as easy as possible. Starting with expat institutions and clubs to information about education & children, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in La Paz.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in La Paz. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Jersey City to living in London.

Top Articles in the La Paz Expat Guide

  • Moving to La Paz

    La Paz, Bolivia is just a few miles from the border with Peru, and life there can be a mixture of modern and traditional Bolivian culture. The climate is moderate and there are some good residential areas for expats moving to La Paz to settle. Read on for tips on the housing hunt and more!
  • Living in La Paz

    Living in La Paz means living high above sea level, which explains some of the local quirks, such as water boiling at 88°C. In addition, fantastic museums, a modern lifestyle, and diversified leisure activities offer expats a real taste of Bolivian culture.
  • Working in La Paz

    Manufacturing plays an essential role in the local economy of La Paz, with the food processing and education sectors no less important, offering opportunities for expats looking to work in La Paz. Work permits are relatively easy to obtain with proof from the future employer, too.

Information on the Expat Life in La Paz

Are you looking specifically for private language tutors in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Bolivia? In addition to our expat guide, the expat directory for La Paz provides you with listings of all expatriate-relevant locations and relocation services in La Paz. Furthermore, you might want to also consider our La Paz expats forum to receive first hand information from your fellow expats.

Simply become a member of InterNations La Paz and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly ¡Hola! among our expats living and working in La Paz.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside La Paz? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Tokyo or living in Amsterdam!

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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