TP-3 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.
  • Photocopy of the admission or enrolment certificate issued by the educational institution, or
  • Acceptance letter referring to the agreement entered into by the sponsoring entity and the educational institution, if concerning an exchange student, or
  • Document evidencing that, as part of the program, a work experience, an internship, or research are an academic requirement, if concerning a student- intern, or
  • As per the cases of studies different from those of primary, secondary, technical, technological, or higher education, whether undergraduate, master’s degree, PhD, diploma courses or university courses, a certificate from the corresponding institution must be submitted; it should state that the class hours per week are ten (10) as a minimum, or
  • Certificate or attestation letter issued by the international organism, by the public or private entity awarding the scholarship, if the students are scholarship holders.
  • One of the foregoing documents, accompanied by a letter from the applicant, or from the person who is financially responsible for the foreigner along with a bank certificate evidencing that the average balance of the last six (6) months exceeds ten (10) monthly minimum legal salaries in force, and
  • in addition to the foregoing, as the case may be:
    • A photocopy of the Resolution acknowledging the independent legal existence of the educational institution, or the operating license and record before the competent educational authority of the study program to be taken by the student, when it is a private institution offering only non-formal education, also called education for work and human development, as the case may be.  
    • When the visa is for minors, submit a power of attorney from the parents by virtue of which they appoint the person who is responsible for, or the guardian of, the student during his/her stay in the country. The power of attorney must be legalized, or it should have an apostille and be translated, as the case may be. In the absence of the parents, the signer shall be the person who holds the custody or is in charge of the minor.
  • 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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