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Colombia Visa Requirements

Passport & Visa Requirements

Country Visa Required Reciprocity Fees Return Ticket Required
USA × ×
UK × ×
Canada × $72
Australia × ×
Japan × ×
Most EU × ×
Rest of World Citizen of countries NOT mentioned on this list, it is vital that you check your specific visa requirements before traveling to Colombia. We recommend visiting VisaHQ to stay up-to-date with all the latest visa & passport requirements. Visit VisaHQ.com

Please Note

Whether you are wondering if Australian Citizens need a visa for Colombia or if Japanese Citizens need a Colombian Visa, this guide has got you covered. Travelers from New Zealand, South Africa, and many other Latin American countries DO NOT REQUIRE A VISA to enter Colombia. However, it is still very important you check with your local consulate or embassy for the most up-to-date visa & passport requirements.

Passport Requirements

Citizens of ALL countries: To enter Colombia, your passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months after your travel dates. For example, if you are traveling to Colombia in March, your passport must be valid through September of that year.

We strongly recommend making copies of your passport. Keep your original passport locked away in the safe of your hotel and carry a photocopy of your passport with you during your travels. You might also consider purchasing a passport holder to keep all your documents safe.

Visa Requirements

Citizens of the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and most of Europe DO NOT REQUIRE a tourist visa for travel to Colombia unless they are planning to say longer than 90 days.

US citizens will receive a visa upon arrival in Colombia, valid for 60 days. US citizens can apply for a visa extension of up to 1 year.

UK residents can extend their visa for up to 90 days at DAS offices for approximately $25.

Visa Fees

US Citizens will receive a FREE visa upon arrival in Colombia.

Canadians do not need a visa but will be charged a COP 160,000 reciprocity fee (about $72) upon arrival at the airport or land border crossing. It can be paid in cash in Colombian pesos or with an international debit or credit card. The fee is waived for travelers under 14 or over 79.

Please note, visa information stated here is only a guideline. Only the information given by the consulate of the country you are planning to visit is up-to-date, official and correct.

For more information visit Project VisaVisaHQ, or check with the nearest Colombian Consulate.

Processing Time for Visas

Visa processing usually takes five to eight working days.

It depends on whether or not the application is referred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Vaccination Recommendations

We highly recommend visiting the World Health Organization website for the most up-to-date country-specific vaccination requirements.

Resources

Colombian Consulate General in New York, United States
10 East 46th Street
New York, NY 10017
United States
Telephone: (+1) 888 764 3326
Email: cnewyork@cancilleria.gov.co
Website: https://nuevayork.consulado.gov.co/
Head of Mission: María Isabel Nieto Jaramillo, Consul General

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