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Colombia

Any experience with getting a Colombian visa /e-visa?

I am traveling to Ecuador in July, and would love to spend a couple of weeks in Bogota on my way in or out, since it's where I am flying into anyway. However, I do need a visa for Colombia - and since I live in Macedonia, and don't have a Colombian embassy and/or consulate here, it seems like the easiest way to go for it would be to go for the e-visa.

I was just wondering if anyone has any experience with going through the process? On the official website, it says that once the e-visa has been approved, one still has to get a stamp in their passport - either in the Visa and Immigration Office in Bogota, or in the nearest consulate. I have a couple of questions:

  • Does it make a difference whether I'd get the stamp in Colombia or in a consulate in a neighboring country?
  • Is getting the e-visa the same as getting a regular visa? Do I stand more chances in getting it if I actually go to the nearest embassy? (which, as it turns out, isn't close to my country at all, so e-visa would still be the best option for me)
  • Is getting a Colombian visa a fair possibility? I mean, if I have all the right documents etc, should I be worried about not getting it?

Thank you in advance for your replies. Any extra info on this would be more than welcome :-)

All the best,
Nina



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answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Provincia de Ciudad de La Habana

Hi Nina,

Sorry, no experience with the e-visa but I just wanted to say Colombia is one of my favourite countries in the Western Hemisphere, I'm sure you'll have a gas.

Bogota is a fabulous city, but if you have a whole two weeks don't spend the entire time in the city, there's an extensive internal bus system and domestic flights can be very inexpensive too.

Safe travels.





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