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Anyone traveling to Colombia needs a visa, regardless of whether you’re traveling for tourism or Business, for a year out, or for a new life as a permanent migrant. The Colombia visa system is one of the world’s most advanced. ETA provides authorization to travel to and enter Colombia and is electronically linked to your passport.
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Foreign nationals from the following countries with a valid passport are eligible to apply online for an Colombia eVisa:
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Our application service is simple to use, hassle free with a focus on accuracy. We provide 3 levels of processing and You can obtain your visa from any device.
Our application service is simple to use, hassle-free with a focus on accuracy. Our advisors check your Colombia Application before submission on multiple occasions to ensure no error has been committed for authorization. In case of information inaccuracy at the point of data entry, an advisor from our follow-up team will contact you via email/phone at your convenience, to allocate 24×7 Email updates and support.
eVisa provides 3 levels of processing: Premier, Elite, and World Concierge, and our processing service includes weekends & national holidays to suit your travel needs.
If you do not satisfy the requirements for applying ETA online, please apply through a travel agent, airline, or Colombia visa office. If you are not available for an ETA VISA, you can still apply for another electronic visiting visa.
It is important that you are very careful when you enter your personal details. You will have an opportunity to review all the details you have provided and can change the details at any time until you confirm all details as correct.
If you have made an error, it is important that you correct it before proceeding. Once you have confirmed the details, your credit card will be debited for the non-refundable service charge.
If you find out later that you have made a mistake, you will need to make a new application (and incur another service charge). We cannot change the details on an ETA once it has been issued.
Note: If your ETA details do not match your passport details you might experience delays when boarding your aircraft or be refused entry into Colombia.
No. You do not need to arrange your transportation into the country before applying for an ETA. Whether you are traveling by boat or plane, it’s okay to apply for your ETA anytime before or after your confirmed ticket.
In general cases, you can stay within the country for a maximum of 90 days.
No, you are not allowed to convert a tourist visa to a work visa. If you require a work visa, you need to apply for the same differently. However, when you get a work visa within the validity of your existing tourist visa, the existing visa will get canceled once you get the work visa.
Colombia has a relaxed policy towards visas and there are few nationals visiting Colombia that actually need one. Entry is permitted visa-free to citizens from most of Europe and the Americas, as well as Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, South Africa, and Japan. A 90-day stay is permitted upon arrival.
The eVisas recommends that all travelers to Colombia be up to date on routine vaccinations, such as Hepatitis A and typhoid. Yellow fever vaccinations are required for visitors arriving from Brazil and recommended for everyone traveling to areas below 7,546 feet (2,300
meters) in elevation. The main bus terminal in Bogotá offers free YF vaccinations in their clinic, even to foreigners. There is no risk of malaria in Bogotá, Cartagena, and Medellin, but other areas may pose a risk. Depending on your travel plans, talk to your doctor to see if you might need to take prescription anti-malarial medication before, during, or after your trip.
A passport is an official government document that certifies one’s identity and citizenship. The passport serves two purposes; to regain entry to the country of citizenship (i.e. the United States) and is a requirement by many countries to gain entry to the country you are visiting. A Colombia visa is an official government document that temporarily authorizes you to be in the country. Many countries require a visa to gain entry. The Colombia visa is in the form of a stamp/sticker IN the passport and is obtained from a Colombia Embassy in Washington DC or consulates around the country. We have staff spread around the country to hand carry your application for you and then overnight the passport back when it is completed.
A Colombia visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of Colombia on a passport that allows the bearer to visit Colombia. Visas are obtained from the Embassy or consulates of Colombia for your visit. “Visit” is further defined as the reason for entry, usually business, tourist, or transitory. There are over 270 countries that offer visas and literally thousands of different types of visas available based upon country, type of visit, and length of visit.
A multiple entries is granted. The visa can be used for multiple entries into the country.
You do not need a visa to enter Colombia if you are a US or Schengen visa holder with a minimum validity of 180 days at the time of entering Colombia (an airport transit visa is not admissible) or you have a residence permit in a Member State of the Schengen Area or in the United States of America. Otherwise, you must apply for a visa.
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Visitor Visa (type V): For the foreigner wishing to visit Colombia eleven or several times or to stay temporarily in the country without this being permanent. This visa allows the holder to carry out, among other activities: airport transit, tourism, business, academic exchange and studies in art or trades and graduate courses, medical treatment, administrative and/or judicial procedures, boat or coastal platform crew, participation in events, residencies or internships, volunteering, audiovisual and/or digital production, journalistic coverage, temporary service provider, intra-corporate personnel transfer within the framework of current international instruments, foreign government commercial representative or official, vacation – employment program and courtesy.
Resident Visa (type R): for those aspiring to establish themselves or begin a permanent residency in Colombia due to: having renounced Colombian nationality; being the parent of a Colombian national by birth; accumulated time of permanence; foreign direct investment.
Migrant Visa (type M): For the foreigner who wishes to enter or remain in the national territory with the intention of establishing himself/herself activity; religious; elementary, middle, and undergraduate students; real estate investor; retiree or landlord. and does not meet the conditions for a type R visa. This visa may apply to the following condition: Spouse or permanent companion of Colombian national; parent or child of Colombian national by adoption; migrant under the Mercosur Agreement; to refugee; job; businessperson; practice a profession or independent
Visitors are allowed to stay in Colombia for a period of 90 days. Within this period, multiple entries are allowed.
Yes, the Embassy will stamp the visa in the original passport. Therefore, two blank pages are required in the passport. Your passport should also be valid for minimum of six months beyond the intended stay.
No. If you have a family member, you will have to apply for an application. Even if your child is traveling under your passport, they will need their own application.
Yes, kindly use his/her ID information alongside your personal information when completing the online application form. Please use your child’s (dependants) identification data requested at the time of completion when adding another traveler to your application. There are no exceptions regarding age.
No, holders of passports issued by 7 countries (including India) do not need a visa to enter Colombia if they have a U.S. visa or Schengen visa.
About the bank balance, there isn’t a specific amount that is to be reflected in your bank account as per any instructions provided by the Embassy of Columbia. There are certain requirements but they generally differ depending on the type of the visa and the duration of the stay. The amount must be sufficient to cover your stay in the country.
A medical test is carried out in order to make sure that the candidate is fit to be in Colombia and does not have any contagious diseases. However, this medical test is not necessarily carried out for the tourist visa as it is a short-stay visa and the process is mainly mandated for long-term visas like a resident permit or work visa. There is no specialized medical test for the tourist type.
Colombia is no longer the nation of violence and drugs portrayed in 1990s Hollywood films. Certainly, these problems occur, but it is now only found in isolated areas where tourists are unlikely to visit. You are far more likely to encounter the type of petty crime common in other Latin American countries, but with common sense, you should be able to avoid any problems. Just take the usual precautions you would in other cities and countries in the region. Most of all are street-savvy: don’t be fooled by distraction tricks by people trying to get into your pockets, think twice when offered a drink at a club, don’t flash around valuables, and practice common sense.
Typically, a visa takes anywhere from 2 days to 15+ days to process in the Colombia Embassy/Consulate depending on the consulate that we need to send the application. The processing time for a visa is dependent on several factors and can change without notice at the consulate’s discretion. Please refer to our service selection page for the most up-to-date processing times for Colombia visas.
All US Citizens require a visa and a US passport to travel to Colombia, whether for business or tourism. MOST foreign nationals require a visa. We can help you to obtain a visa as well as a US passport.
No. You are not required to visit the Colombian Consulate/Embassy personally. We will submit the visa application on your behalf.
Yes. The citizens of India are required to obtain a visa to enter Colombia. Visas may be obtained from the Embassy or Consulate of Colombia in India. A Colombia visa for Indians can be private, tourist, business, and work – depending on the purpose of a visit.
Short stay Colombia visas are mainly issued for tourism, business as well as other traveling needs including single, double, or multiple entries. The type of visa to enter Colombia will depend on several factors such as nationality, the purpose of your planned visit, and duration.
Receive your visa once approved
The earliest date to apply for a Colombia visa is two months before the date of travel to the country. Please submit your request at least 10 days before your date of travel.
Yes, it is possible but not more than 180 days in a consecutive year. The approval of extension is subject to the officers’ decisions and Embassy directives.
After successfully submitting your application, it is up to 7 business days for processing. In the event that additional documentation or an interview is required, the term may be extended up to 30 calendar days from the online visa application registration date.
Our Visa Expert will first fill out your electronic visa application online. Once your visa has been approved online, it will be sent to the email registered at the time of application. After receiving the approval, your application will be submitted to the Embassy along with all the documents. On further evaluation, your visa will be finally be stamped on your passport.
We provide assistance with an aim to reduce your time spent and minimise difficulties experienced with online and offline Visa application processes, which will be in turn verified by our advisory team to avoid any decline of approval.