TP12

 

Description of the Sí Virtual process, the Colombian State Portal:

TP 12: For the alien wishing to enter the country to attend or participate, with or without an employment contract, in academic, scientific, artistic, cultural, sporting events, to interview in a process of recruitment in public or private entities, business training, commercial or business contacts and journalistic discoveries.

 

Requirements

  • Attach a copy of the personal data page of your current passport where the holder’s personal information is registered.
  • Submit a passport or travel document issued by an Authority or State recognized by the Colombian Government, with a validity of one hundred eighty (180) days, in good condition, with at least two (2) blank pages. Without prejudice to the provisions of treaties and current international instruments, travel documents issued by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the United Nations (UN), shall be valid and accepted by the Colombian State.
  • Copy of the passport page which was stamped during the last entry or exit of Colombia as appropriate.
  • For visas previously granted without Fast Reading Code (FRC), attach a copy of the page showing the last Colombian visa. If that visa was granted with FRC, this requirement is not necessary.
  • If the procedure will be done through a proxy, attach the power of attorney duly granted.
  • Photocopy or electronic information about your flight back home tickets.
  • Attach the documents listed in the first five items and the invitation letter from the person or institution that invites and accepts responsibility for the stay and departure of the alien  of the country where the activity that the visa applicant intends to carry out is specified. In case the host is a natural person, bank statements where the banking average of the last three months shows more than five (5) monthly legal minimum wages, or
  • Attach the documents listed in the first five items and certification of the entity or private or public institution performing the process of recruitment, or business training, or journalistic coverage where it is indicated that the alien applicant is in the selection process, is in training or will conduct a journalistic coverage.

Note: To provide public spectacle attach the documents listed in the first five items and letter of request from the employer or promoter sponsoring the artist visit indicating where the activity will be develop and where it takes responsibility for the stay and departure of the Alien in/from the national territory, along with sufficient information to verify the existence and legal representation, as well as his/her economic solvency. When the presence of an alien requires more than ninety (90) days time, you should apply for the TP-4 visa.

Remember:

  • For your visa to be stamped on your passport, you must submit it to the consulate where your application was completed or to the offices in Bogota. You can enter to Colombia presenting the  electronic visa that you received in your email.

Note: If you submit your application on-site, you are not required to bring photographs with you. These will be taken at the dispatching office.

 

Costs and Payment Methods

 
Visa Type Visa Study Visa
TP-12 USD $52 USD $107

*Visas for nationals of the Republic of Ecuador will be exempted from charge; the fee for its study shall be thirty (30) American Dollars if it´s requested somewhere else in the world and for Europe or Cuba shall be twenty-three (23) euros.
* Visas for nationals of Japan and the Republic of Korea will be exempted from charge; the fee for its study shall be that corresponding to the class and category of the visa requested.

Guia de pagos PSE
Guia de pagos Servibanca

 

The receipt of the visa study is valid for thirty (30) calendar days, provided your application has been required. If your application has been declared 'non-admissible'  and you are interested in starting  a new application, you must make a new payment for visa study.

If your application is approved, remember that you have up to fifteen (15) calendar days to pay for your visa with the same slip you received when paying for the visa study. After this period, the authorization will expire and you must make a new application. Once you have pay for the printing or stamping of the visa, you can go to the Visa Office in Bogota if you are in Colombia.

  • You must make the payment in cash and in Colombian pesos at the GNB Sudameris Bank branch located in the visa office at Av. Cra 19 98-03 3rd in Bogota. Debit or credit cards will not be accepted.
  • Nationwide Servibanca ATMs Network.
  • Payment through PSE, For this you must have an enabled bank account in Colombia with an online payment option.

 

 
Visa Types

EUROPE AND CUBA
Cost in Euros

REST OF THE WORLD
Cost in Dollars

Study Visa Study Visa

TP-12

€40

€84

$ 52

$107

*Visas for nationals of the Republic of Ecuador will be exempted from charge; the fee for its study shall be thirty (30) American Dollars if it´s requested somewhere else in the world and for Europe or Cuba shall be twenty-three (23) euros.
* Visas for nationals of Japan and the Republic of Korea will be exempted from charge; the fee for its study shall be that corresponding to the class and category of the visa requested.

Guia de pagos PSE

 

List of consulates receiving Money Order for payment:
  • Atlanta, United States
  • Boston, United States
  • Calgary, Canada
  • Chicago, United States
  • Houston, United States
  • Los Angeles United States
  • Miami, United States
  • Newark, United States
  • New York, United States
  • Orlando, United States
  • San Francisco, United States
  • Toronto, Canada

 

  • Electronic payment: done through the Internet. For this you must use the Electronic Payment System pressing the secure payment online button. To know how the Electronic Payment System works you can consult our Citizen Guide through PSE. Note that to make your payment through PSE you must have an enabled  bank account in Colombia with an online payment option.

 

Note: Before starting your procedure, check with the nearest Consulate about the available payment methods.

 

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