On March 24, the President of Bolivia, Luis Alberto Arce Catadora, paid an official working visit to Mexico. Both governments promised to take certain measures. This includes the end of the travel visa.
What does it mean? As of May 24, 2021, Bolivians who wish to enter Mexico will no longer need a visitor visa for paying activities without permission. Although the necessary procedures are being finalized, the current visa program for Bolivian nationals who want to travel to Mexico is still valid.
How will it work?
according to Mexican governmentThis will promote the travel of nationals of the two countries for tourism, cultural and commercial purposes.
Travellers holding a Bolivian passport They may require visitors to enter Mexico for up to 180 days based on their conditions of stay. On the other hand, Mexicans can enter Bolivia under the same conditions on the dates mentioned above.
However, in both cases, the entry requirements set by the current laws and regulations of each country must be met.
This @GovernmentMX The report pointed out that as of the end of May this year, Bolivian nationals are about to cancel visas for unauthorized tourists for paid activities. https://t.co/fiRwiXix2u pic.twitter.com/cU2APM5pc4
-Government (@SEGOB_mx) May 3, 2021
What other agreements have been reached between Mexico and Bolivia?
During the visit of the President of Bolivia, three major agreements were signed and a joint statement was issued:
- Reach a visa suspension agreement before May 2021.
Promote universal, fair, fair and timely access to medicines, vaccines and medical supplies in the face of COVID-19.
According to the principles of the United Nations Charter, the Organization of American States is urged to respect democracy and avoid interference in the country’s internal affairs.