Dangers & Annoyances
Embassies & Consulates
Bolivian Consulate Some nationalities may need to solicit a visa up to one month in advance and pay a US$30 to US$160 fee. For some passport holders it's possible to obtain a visa at the border but it will attract an additional fee. US passport holders pay a $160 fee regardless of whether the visa is issued in advance or at the border. Check ahead on the latest regulations.
Chilean Consulate Most travelers don’t need a Chilean visa and head straight for the border instead.
Entry & Exit Formalities
Internet cafes are everywhere, and most offer inexpensive local, long-distance and international phone calls. Almost all hotels and most restaurants and cafes have wi-fi.
Serpost South of the Paseo Cívico.
iPerú National tourist office, providing free information and brochures. There are additional branches at the border, airport and bus station.