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TEMPORARY VISA OF SPOUSE OR PERMANENT PARTNER OF A COLOMBIAN NATIONAL

This visa may be granted to a foreigner who has contracted valid matrimony with a Colombian national or who fulfills the requirements for a permanent partner, in accordance with present Colombian legislation.

Requirements

√    Payment for visa study: USD 50
√    Valid passport or travel document, in good condition and with a minimum of two blank pages.
√    Two (2) recent 3x3 photographs, facing the camera, in color and against a white background.
√    Colombian civil registration of marriage or an authentic photocopy of the judicial decision, certificate of conciliation or public deed declaring the existence of the de facto marital union, as the case may be. Any of these documents must be issued within the three (3) months prior to the application for the visa.
√    Photocopy of the citizenship card of the Colombian spouse or permanent partner.
√    Letter from the Colombian national requesting the issuance of a visa for his/her foreign spouse or permanent partner. This letter must be authenticated through personal appearance before a Colombian notary or consul.
√    “Commitment to report to the Administrative Security Department, DAS” form.
√    If the foreigner is to practice a regulated profession, he/she must present documents permitting him/her to practice such profession, such as a certification of equivalence or validation of the professional qualification, permit or provisional license to practice, or the registration or professional card of the Professional Council in Colombia.
√    If it is considered necessary, the power to require a personal presentation and/or interview with the Colombian national may be exercised.
√    When the application for a visa is for a permanent partner of a Colombian national, it must be presented to a Colombian consulate, the valid document evidencing the de facto marital union according to the laws of the receiver country will be accepted. In any event, to apply for a new visa in Colombia, the foreigner must present the respective judicial decision, minute of conciliation or public deed declaring the existence of the de facto marital union, according to Colombian regulations.

Note: A beneficiary’s visa may be granted to parents and children who are economically dependent on the foreign holder of a temporary visa, spouse or permanent partner of a Colombian national prior proof of the relationship or kinship. In these cases, the occupation of the beneficiary must be that of looking after the home or a student. No other occupation may be authorized.

Requirements:

√    Payment for visa study: USD 50
√    Valid passport or travel document, in good condition and with a minimum of two blank pages.
√    Two (2) recent 3x3 photographs, facing the camera, in color and against a white background.
√    Civil registration or equivalent document certifying the relationship or kinship, duly legalized or with an apostille, as the case may be.
√    Documents proving the economic dependence of the beneficiary on the visa holder.
√    A letter in which the holder of the visa assumes responsibility for the presence of the beneficiary in, and his/her departure from this country. In the case of minors, the request, proxy of authorization must be signed by their parents and authenticated before a Colombian notary or consul.
√    Photocopy of the holder’s valid visa

Cost of visa: USD 160
Places issued: Colombian consulates abroad. Addresses at: www.cancilleria.gov.co

 

 

 

 

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