Is it easy to get a visa for Colombia?

Colombia has many visa options for foreigners who wish to stay in Colombia for a longer period than the 180-day maximum per year as a tourist. In addition, obtaining a Colombian visa is relatively easy with fewer documents required than many other countries.

How long does it take to get a Colombian visa?

Once successfully submitted, visa applications are typically approved within only 1-2 days. At that point you are free to visit your local Colombian consulate or the Cancilleria in Bogota to receive the visa in your passport.

How do I get a visa to Colombia?

How to Apply for a Colombia Visa?

  1. Complete the online Colombia visa application form. …
  2. Select the type of visa you are applying for.
  3. Attach an electronic copy of the visa photo.
  4. Attach PDF files of all the required documents.
  5. Select the Colombian Consulate where you want to submit your application.

How much does it cost to get a Colombian visa?

The fees to be paid for a Colombian tourist visa are 82 USD.

How can I marry a Colombian?

How to get married in Colombia?

  1. Copy of valid passport and Colombian ID.
  2. Copy of civil birth records with a valid note for marriage issued no later than three (3) months back.
  3. Certificate proving that foreigner is single in their home country to get married in Colombia.
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How long can I stay in Colombia without a visa?

U.S. citizens do not need a Colombian visa for a tourist or business stay of 90 days or less or for cumulative stays of 180 days or less per calendar year. Before your 90-day stay expires, you may request an extension of up to 90 additional days from the Colombian immigration authority (Migración Colombia).

What documents do I need to enter Colombia?

U.S. citizens without dual U.S./Colombian nationality must have a valid U.S. passport to enter and exit Colombia. Dual citizens must have passports for both nationalities: a Colombian passport to enter and depart Colombia, and a U.S. passport to return to the United States.

How can I get permanent residency in Colombia?

You must first obtain permanent residency with an investment of approximately US$170,000 in Colombian real estate or a Colombian company. After five years as a permanent resident, you and your family may apply for naturalization.

Is Colombia visa free?

Visa-free entry to Colombia is permitted for stays of up to 90 days. Travelers from visa-exempt countries may visit the country for tourism and leisure without applying for a permit, but must obtain the relevant visa to live and/work in Colombia.

Can I work in Colombia?

The Colombia work visa is intended for foreigners who have a job in Colombia. And the visa is relatively easy to get once you have found a job in Colombia. We provide 2021 updates on the Colombia work visa rules. Colombia changed its Colombian visa rules, which went into effect on December 15, 2017.