TP-8 Visa Requirements

  • Attach a copy of the main page of the valid passport where the personal data of the holder appear.
  • A copy of the page of the Passport that has the last entry to or exit from Colombia stamp, as the case may be.
  • Foreigners who have applied for and been granted a visa without a QR code or OCR must attach a copy of the most recent Colombian visa.
  • Sí el trámite va a ser finalizado por un apoderado adjuntar poder debidamente otorgado.
  • Para realizar trámites de adopción de menores - Letter of attestation concerning the assignment of the minor to the adopting family issued by the Colombian Family Welfare Institute, ICBF, or by the corresponding adoption agency, along with the document accrediting the independent legal existence of the Colombian adoption agency. When the proceeding is carried out before the Colombian Family Welfare Institute, ICBF, the document certifying the independent legal existence will not be necessary, or
  • Para intervenir en procesos judiciales o administrativos
    • Certificate issued by the competent authority stating:
      • Type or process, or formalities;
      • Type of connection of the foreigner concerning the process (a party, an interested third party, or an incidental third party).
    • As per the formalities corresponding to the purchase of real estate property through direct foreign investment in Colombia:
    • If purchasing real estate property through installments in construction projects, a copy of the public deed of the purchase and sale agreement.
    • For the acquisition of equity securities issued as a result of a real estate entitlement process of a real estate property or of construction projects, or though real estate funds, the document of their issuing entity evidencing the acquisition of the equity securities.
  • Fill out the visa application, electronically following this link: Visas Form or in person, at the issuing office. In the case of artistic, sports and cultural groups, the visa application may be filled out by their representative by detailing the data of each one of the members of the group.

Note: Si usted hace su solicitud de manera presencial, no requerira llevar fotografías. Las mismas le serán tomadas en la oficina expedidora



  • Sí su trámite lo va a efectuar de manera presencial, deberá presentar su pasaporte con vigencia mayor a 180 días y dos páginas en blanco.
  • Sí solicitó visa electrónica por más de un mes, deberá presentar su pasaporte en las oficinas de Bogotá con una vigencia mayor a 180 días y dos páginas en blanco para el estampado de la respectiva visa.


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