Bolivia customs regulation

Import and Export laws of Bolivia

Bolivia is a big country with around 11M Bolivian. Official languages are Yaminawa, Tacana, Wichí Lhamtés Nocten, Chiquitano, Pauserna, Itene, Guaraní, Canichana, Eastern Bolivian Guaraní, Yuracaré, Guarayu, Spanish, Reyesano, Aymara, Trinitario, Ignaciano, Pakawara, Leco, Itonama, Kallawaya, Baure, Araona, Ayoreo, Sirionó, Quechua, Yuki, Movima, Piro, Toromono, Cavineña, Chimane, Puquina, Uru-Chipaya, Cayuvava, Ese Ejja and Chácobo. Bolivia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC-04:00. Currency used in Bolivia is Boliviano (BOB).

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Import Regulation

Tobacco 🚬

400 cigarettes;

50 cigars; or

500 grams of tobacco.

Prohibited ⛔

Edible products containing substances harmful to health.

Live animals affected by disease.

Products of plant and animal origin containing disease.

Hazardous waste.

Ozone depleting substances.

Foreign lottery tickets.

Counterfeit currency.

Weapons, ammunition, and explosives.

Restricted ⚠️

Food and agricultural products may require permission from theNational Agricultural Health Service and Food Safety (SENASAG).

Pharmaceutical products and drugs may require registration with theMinistry of Health.

Other rules ℹ️

Used personal goods, such as clothing, books, electronics, and sports equipment.

New items for personal use not exceeding US$1000 in value.

Export Regulation

Prohibited ⛔

Illegal drugs.

Dangerous knives and weapons.


Counterfeit money, goods and other paraphernalia.

Gambling machines.

Restricted ⚠️

Pre-Colombian artefacts, historical paintings, items of Spanish colonial architecture and history, and native textiles will require permission to be legally exported out of the country.

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