Bolivia Death Certificate: Process, Requirements, and Providers

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What is it?

A death certificate is an official document issued by the Bolivian government that records the death of an individual. This document is required for various legal and administrative processes such as inheritance claims, closure of bank accounts, or settling insurance benefits.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for family members and legal representatives of deceased individuals in Bolivia. If you need to manage the affairs of a deceased relative, claim life insurance, settle estates, or perform any administrative tasks requiring proof of death, this service is perfect for you.


  1. Gather the required documents listed below.
  2. Visit your local civil registry office in Bolivia.
  3. Fill out the death certificate request form provided by the registry office.
  4. Submit the form along with the required documents to the registrar.
  5. Pay the required fee, if applicable.
  6. Wait for the processing time, which can vary depending on the office and workload.
  7. Collect the death certificate from the civil registry office when notified.

Required documents

  • Identification of the declarant: This is the person requesting the death certificate, usually a close relative or legal representative.
  • Medical certificate of death: Issued by the attending physician or hospital where the death occurred.
  • Deceased’s identification: National ID or passport of the deceased individual.
  • Proof of relationship: If the declarant is a family member, proof such as a birth certificate or marriage certificate may be required.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Processing times can vary significantly between different registry offices.
  • Some regional offices may have different forms, so make sure to inquire at your specific office.
  • Fees may vary, so it’s advisable to check with the local registry office beforehand.


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