As of now, 4.4 million people have been affected by the virus worldwide, with over 13,000 confirmed cases in Colombia. While the primary concern is for the wellbeing of those who are suffering from COVID-19 – particularly the most vulnerable like the elderly – the virus has also affected people’s ability to travel.
Given that Colombia is in a state of perpetual quarantine extension, it’s complicated to give definitive answers to people either stuck inside the country, applying for a visa, or trying to reenter.
Nevertheless, people need to know what their legal status is, how to act should the situation change, and if they can make plans regarding entering, exiting, or staying in Colombia.
For this reason, we’ve taken a look at the latest Colombian visa changes during the coronavirus pandemic, and how these changes affect expats and Colombians alike.