Washington Express Visas provides expedited visa services to the Colombian Embassy.
Washington Express Visas offers same day pick-up and prompt, reliable Colombia visa services. When others tell you it will take weeks to get your visa, call us and we can do it in mere days. We will walk you through the process step-by-step and immediately notify you if any problems or delays occur. Your documents can either be picked up and returned directly to your office, or you can send them to us via FedEx, UPS, etc. to our Processing Office.
For a U.S. citizen requesting an Colombia Visa, we will need the following:
Colombia Tourist Visa Documents:
- A visa is not required for U.S. citizens traveling to Colombia for tourist visits. A valid passport is required.
Colombia Business Visa Documents:
- A visa is required for business travel. The Embassy of Colombia requires a different visa application be submitted based on your purpose of business travel to the country. Please refer to their website to determine the appropriate application needed.
- For full visa application instructions, please refer to the Embassy of Colombia’s website.
- Passport required.
- Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid on arrival.
- Visa required, except for those holding normal passports, coming for touristic purposes only and for a stay of max. 90 days being: nationals of U.S.A.;
- Passengers under 18 years of age, being nationals or legal residents of Colombia, can leave from Colombia if: For details, click here
- All passengers coming as tourists must hold tickets and documents for their onward/return travel and sufficient funds to cover their stay.
- Length of stay for U.S.A. nationals holding normal passports can be extended up to a max. stay of 180 days per calendar year For details, click here
- All visitors to San Andres Island, For details, click here
- All passengers arriving with incomplete travel documents will be refused entry and For details, click here
No vaccinations are required to enter Colombia from any country.
- Vaccination against Yellow Fever for all passengers visiting middle valley of the Magdalena river, eastern and western foothills of the Cordillera Oriental from the frontier with Ecuador to that with Venezuela, Uraba, foothills of the Sierra Nevada, eastern plains(Orinoquia) and Amazonia;
- Malaria prophylaxis. Malaria risk – P. vivax (58%), P. falciparum (42%) – is high throughout the year in rural/jungle areas below 800 m. Transmission occurs in municipalities of the regions Uraba-Bajo Cauca, Orinoquia, Pacifico and Amazonia. Transmission intensity varies from department to department, with the highest risk in Amazonas, Choco, Cordoba, Guainia, Guaviare, Putumayo and Vichada.
- Chloroquine-resistant P.falciparum exists in Uraba-Bajo Cauca, Pacifico and Amazonia. Resistance to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine reported.
- Recommended prevention in risk areas: III.; in Uraba-Bajo, Causa, Pacifico and Amazonia, IV.