GUIDE TO VISITOR, MIGRANT AND RESIDENT VISAS IN COLOMBIA
In 2021 nationals of 99 countries may visit Colombia without a tourist visa.
Visitors from visa-free countries may visit Colombia for tourism and leisure, but must obtain a visa to live and work in Colombia.
Visa-free entry to Colombia is permitted for stays of up to 90 days with a possibility to be extended for another 90 days.
stay up to 90 days – PIP
Upon arrival to Colombia, visitors with visa exemption will have their passport stamped with a PIP entry permit stamp by an immigration control officer.
PIP (Permiso de Ingreso y Permanencia) is offered to foreigners whose nationality does not require a visa and who intend to enter the national territory without the intention of establishing or living permanently in Colombia.
With this stamp a foreigner is permitted to stay up to 90 days.
extension up to total 180 days – Ptp
If a foreigner wishes to extend the stay in Colombia without leaving the country, s/he may apply online for a further 90 days.
PTP (Permiso Temporal de Permanencia) has to be applied online 1 week before the expiration of PIP. The immigration office that process PTP is Migración Colombia. For many foreigners this procedure is free of charge.
The maximum length of time a foreigner can stay in Colombia without a visa is 180 days within one (1) calendar year.
List of Countries that don’t need tourist visa to enter Colombia
Consult below the countries that are exempt from tourist visa in Colombia:
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Federated States of Micronesia
Papua New Guinea
Republic of Cyprus
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates