Obtain Your Driving License in Bolivia Quickly & Easily

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What is it?

A driving license in Bolivia is an official document that allows you to drive motor vehicles legally within the country. It is essential not only for driving but also for identification purposes. The process involves applying through regional transit authorities and passing theoretical and practical tests.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for Bolivian residents, expats, and long-term visitors who need to legally drive in Bolivia. It’s also beneficial for locals who are looking to move around the country more freely and for tourists who plan on renting vehicles for exploring Bolivia.


  1. Visit the nearest regional transit authority office.
  2. Fill out the application form provided by the office.
  3. Submit the required documents along with the application.
  4. Pay the applicable fees for the license process.
  5. Schedule and take a theoretical driving test.
  6. Upon passing the theoretical test, schedule a practical driving test.
  7. Pass the practical driving test to obtain your driving license.
  8. Collect your driving license from the transit authority office.

Required documents

  • Original and copy of national ID (Carnet de Identidad)
  • Proof of residence (Utility bill or rental contract)
  • Medical certificate stating you are fit to drive
  • Recent passport-sized photographs
  • Proof of payment for the driving license fees
  • Application form duly filled and signed

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Additional details

  • The legal driving age in Bolivia is 18 years old.
  • Foreign drivers can use an international driving permit (IDP) in Bolivia.
  • If caught driving without a license, you may face significant fines and legal issues.
  • Theoretical tests cover Bolivian traffic laws, road signs, and driving regulations.
  • Practical tests assess your ability to handle the vehicle and obey traffic laws.
  • You can prepare for the tests using online resources and study guides.


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