Passport: Original Passport with a validity of more than six months with minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Please note
a)Photocopy of all the used pages of the passport
b)Copy of the last Colombian Visa (if applicable)
c)Attach all your old passports (if any)
Visa Application Form: Visa application form has to be filled online. Kindly log on to the link given above.
Please Note: a) All documents as per the below checklist along with the first and last page of passport and photograph have to be uploaded online on the above link.
b) Supporting documents (the complete file) to be uploaded should not exceed 8 MB for one application.
Tripcraft can assist you in filling the online application. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Photo Specification: Three recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)
Please Note: Photograph should not be older more than 3 months old, scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.
Covering Letter: A letter from the legal representative of the company stating applicant's name, designation, passport number, purpose and who will bear the expenses. The letter should be addressed to: The Visa Officer, Embassy of Colombia, and New Delhi.
Invitation Letter: a) Invitation letter from the inviting company / host on the letter head in Spanish language mentioning applicant’s name, passport number, purpose & duration of visit, a brief description of the activity that the applicant is going to do in Colombia. Inviting company / host should also state that they take full responsibility of the applicant’s entry & exit from Colombia. The letter should be duly signed by the authorized signatory by Blue pen and has to be addressed to 'The Consular, Embassy of Colombia, New Delhi'.
b) Copy of the Registration Certificate of the Colombian company.
Recommendation Letter: Recommendation Letter through recognised Chamber of Commerce in India.
Financials: a) Personal ITR for last 3 years
b) Original personal and company Bank Statement for the last six months till date duly signed and stamped by the bank.
c)Six month’s salary slip
Occupational Viability: a) Company registration certificate/ Certificate of incorporation in India
b) Certificate of Existence of the company to be given by a competent authority (Chamber of Commerce or export promotion council) where the company is registered in Colombia
b) Brief company profile
c) Articles of Memorandum (In case if the applicant is director / MD)
d) Proof of proprietorship/ Partnership (In case if the applicant is Proprietor / partner in a firm) import/ export license (if applicable)
Medical: It is advisable for applicants to carry an Original YFC (Yellow Fever Certificate) at the time of travel.
Authority Letter: Authority Letter is required on a stamp paper authorizing Tripcraft holiday pvt. Ltd. for submission and collection of the passport from the embassy.
Please Note: After doing the online processing, we will receive a pre-approval mail. The documents will be submitted to embassy along with the pre-approval mail post payment of embassy processing fee. Once the embassy checks the documents and finds them in order, they will send the final approval mail post which the passport has to be submitted in embassy for stamping along with the visa fees.
Visa Waiver: Indian nationals do not require Colombian Visa for stay up to 90 days provided they comply with one of the following conditions.
a) Hold Type C (less than 90 days) or Type D (more than 90 days) Schengen Visa or hold any type of US Visa except C-1 Transit Visa.
b) Hold resident permit in any of the Schengen member states or in the United States of America.
Please Note : With immediate effect, Embassy of Colombia, Delhi has introduced new Colombian visa regulation.
Under the new Regulation, visas will be divided into the following categories:
1- Visitor (V) - Visitor category (V) comprise of following sub categories i.e. Business Meetings / Conference / Trainings, Tourist, Transit, Student and Short term Work Permit
2- Migrant (M) – Long term visa (more than two years
3- Resident (R) – Resident permit
Important Notes: 1- YFC (Yellow Fever Certificate) is required for travellers (over 1 year of age) arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission. Mandatory at the time of travel.
2- Applicant must complete his/her visa application within 15 days from the date of starting the online procedure.
3- Applicants will have to visit the Embassy for personal interview within 7 days from the date of interview call.
4- Applicant’s passport must be valid till the date of return from Colombia.
• 5- Embassy will issue sticker visa to the applicants who have been approved stay of more than 90 days. Validity of the visa will be of up to 2 years (as per the Consular decision)
6- If applicant has been issued a visa with duration of stay more than 90 days, he/she has to register themselves in Colombia within 15 days from the date of entry on his/her first trip.
7- For visa stamping cases, the processing timeline will be approx. 15 days.
8- Applicant can stay in Colombia for a maximum of 180 days in a calendar year.