Visas

Iza Legal Services helps is customers obtain all types of Colombian visas, including visas for foreigners who want reside in Colombia permanently, or want to remain in Colombia for over 180 days. Iza Legal Services offers a personalized service that helps customers through the process of obtaining the “cedula de extranjería” Our services include:

  • Official translations
  • Apostilles
  • Legalization
  • Package to stamp Passport in Bogotá and avoid traveling
  • Legal assistance and guidance

Do you need a visa?

By Resolution 6045. The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs organized in 3 types of visa the temporary or permanently stay of foreigners in Colombia.

Type R (Resident): It’s essentially the same Residence Visa (RE) managed before the resolution. Who wishes to enter Colombian territory and reside in it, and has plans to invest, it is require to register at Central Bank an amount of more than 650 current legal monthly minimum salaries. This visa is valid for five (5) years
The old TP Visas became either Type M or Type V visas.
Type M (Migrant): For Foreigners who wish to enter the country for longer than 180 days to:

  • Study
  • Work
  • Retire
  • Medical procedure
  • Invest or Create a company
  • Invest in a property
  • Be a permanent colombian national’s spouse or partner, (marriage)
  • Have a permanent employment in a Colombian company.

This visa is valid for three (3) years.

Type V (Visitor): The new Type V visa can be granted for the following different activities:

  • Tourism
  • Business
  • Training
  • Medial consultation
  • Administrative and/or judicial proceedings
  • Events or conference
  • Internship
  • Journalistic coverage
  • And more activities that doesn’t require the foreigner to stay longer than 180 days.