How Long Can I Stay In Colombia Without A Visa

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The ease of Colombian visa procedures is part of the country’s allure. A large number of people can enter Colombia without a visa, and foreigners can apply for Colombian visas online in minutes.

Here is a summary of the most important information about Colombian visas. However, rules can change quickly in any country, so it is always important to check with your local Colombian consulates for the most up-to-date information on tourist permits, visa free entry, and permanent residency. All visitors need to obtain a check-MIG in order to visit Colombia. Click here to get one.

Tourist Visa Not Required For Colombia

Tourists from 102 different countries do not need a tourist visa to enter Colombia. This includes most of the countries in the European Economic Area such as the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia. Travelers from the countries on the approved list will have their valid passport stamped when they enter the country. This will let them stay for up to 90 days.

Some restrictions apply. Your valid passport must be good for at least six months after the date you plan to leave Colombia, and you may be asked to show proof of a confirmed flight out of the country. If you are coming from another South American country, immigration officials may also ask to see proof that you have been vaccinated against yellow fever.

Current travel policies for Covid-19 include filling out the Check-Mig immigration form. The form, which can be completed in English, Spanish, or French, must be submitted between 24 and 1 hour prior to departure to Colombia.

Do I Need A Tourist Visa To Transit Through A Colombian Airport?

Visa requirements for Colombia tourist visa are clear. You are not required to obtain a transit visa to pass through a Colombian airport if there are less than 24 hours until your connecting flight. In such a case, the airport’s international terminal is all you’re allowed to use. That said, you should always be well-prepared for your next journey and have all the necessary documentation.

You need a Colombian tourist visa (ie. Visitor Visa) if your connecting flight is more than 24 hours away and/or you want to exit the international terminal of the airport.

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Which Countries Need A Tourist Visa For Colombia?

Visitors from the vast majority of countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East (plus a few others) will need to apply for a visiting visa in advance of their trip.

Tourist visa is issued electronically and includes fees that change based on the applicant’s citizenship and the country from where they submit their application. To avoid losing any work you’ve done, save your application before starting; the website will time out in 30 minutes.

If you hold a valid Colombian tourist visa, tourist permit or residency permit granted by the United States or any nation in the Schengen Area, you can enter Colombia visa-free for up to 90 days. This includes citizens of Cambodia, China, Macau, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, and India. Please note that the expiration date of this document must be at least 180 days after your date of entry into Colombia.

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