Pre-departure Checklist (some need to know info before you go) – South America

Visa Requirements:

  • Need extra passport photos
  • Carry extra cash for payment of visas


  • Make extra copies of passport for the crossing of the border to see the Iguazu waterfall
  • No visa, just tourist card
  • $160 Reciprocal Fee
  • Must pay online, print and present to immigration upon arrival (


  • Obtain visa either in advance or upon arrival in Bolivia
  • $135 and yellow fever vaccination required (must bring enough cash)
    Los Angeles Consulate
    3701 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1065
    Los Angeles, CA 90010


  • $160 for a visa, must be obtained at the Brazilian consulate in the United States
  • Do not lose your emigration permit
    Los Angeles Consulate
    8484 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 711
    Beverly Hills, CA 90211
    Phone: (323) 651-2664
    Fax: (323) 651-1274


  • No visa required


  • No visa requirement
  • Stamp only but double check for common errors


  • Valid passport required, must keep embarkation/disembarkation card


  • Must obtain a visa beforehand if not arriving at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport ($160) – credit cards not accepted at the Airport
  • Go to consulate for Paraguay if unsure about flying into the international airport
    Los Angeles Consulate
    9841 Airport Boulevard,Suite 820
    Los Angeles, CA90045
    Tel.: 310 417 9500
    Fax: 310 417 9520


  • No visa necessary, tourist card upon entry (keep card for departure)


  • No visa required


  • No visa required


  • Routine Vaccinations
  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow Fever (Bolivia)

Some countries may require:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Rabies

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