In order to begin the transition to the new visa resolution, Resolution 5477 of 2022, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has just notified that Colombian visa applications will be frozen.
When will Colombian visa applications be frozen?
Below we explain the dates you should keep an eye in the processing of Colombian visas to understand the transition to the new resolution that is already beginning:
Friday, September 16, 2022:
The maximum term to apply for visas M and V Student, M Religious, M Retirement / Rentista, M Marriage / Domestic Partnership, R Parent of Colombian Citizen, and R Foreign Direct Investment.
Friday, September 30, 2022:
The maximum term to apply for other visa types.
From September 30 to October 21:
ALL visa applications will be frozen. The government platform will be disabled for the registration of visa applications.
As of October 21:
In principle, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs system will be re-enabled for the application of any type of visa, including new visas and visas that have changed their category based on resolution 5477 of 2022.