How to Get a Business Visa for Colombia

Colombia Business Visa

Colombia Business Visa

Are you going to Colombia on business?  You are going to need to get a Business Visa for Colombia.  This type of visa is for a foreigner who is accredited as a business person, legal representative, director or executive of a foreign company who wishes to enter the country to establish a commercial presence.

(Go to my Colombia visa page for information on other types of visas for Colombia).

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Colombia Business Visa.

1
Find your closest consulate

If you’re inside the U.S, you can find your “Jurisdiction” (i.e. based on the State you live in).  Go to the link here and look for your State under the heading “Estado”.

If you’re outside of the U.S., find your consulate at this site here.

2
Gather documentation

Here is the official list of required documents from the Colombia Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores (Colombia Ministry of Foreign Relations.)

3
Visa fee

The visa fee will depend on your nationality.  Go to your embassy or consulate website to find out the latest visa fee.

4
Submit materials

Submit your required materials from Step 2 and visa fee from Step 3 to the embassy or consulate you found in Step 1.

5
Receive your visa

Congratulations!  The Embassy or Consulate General of Colombia will give to you your brand new Colombia visa.

  • If you applied in person, go pick it up.
  • If you applied by mail, wait until it gets to you.
6
Vaccination information

Don’t get sick!  Check vaccination requirements here.

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