For some months there has been talk of possible changes in the Colombian visa system, and precisely, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has just issued a new resolution that will be effective as of October 20.
Resolution 5477 of July 22, 2022 will replace the 2017 resolution, bringing as a consequence the implementation of new visa categories, new mandatory requirements and some major changes.
When will the new resolution 5477 be implemented?
Will the visa types change?
How does the new Resolution 5477 affect foreigners who are already holders or beneficiaries of a current visa?
What are the changes brought by the new visa resolution 5477?
About types of visas
Type V – Digital Nomad
Type M – Domestic Partnership (spouse or permanent partner)
Type M – Father or mother of a Colombian national by birth
Type V – Rentista ‘Annuity’
Type V – Student
Type V – Temporary services provider, Type V – Religious, and Type V – Voluntary