Date Updated

04/05/2021



  • • Individuals entering or exiting Colombia must submit a travel pre-registration available in English, Spanish, and French through the Check-Mig online application up to 24 hours prior to their flight (but it must be completed an hour before departure) intended to expedite their immigration or emigration processes at Colombian airports

    • Negative result issued by a laboratory from a COVID-19 PCR test taken within 96 hours prior to arrival for all individuals entering Colombia; this requirement may be waived for Colombian nationals and individuals who hold an M, R, courtesy (issued when the foreign national's presence in Colombia serves and important political, social, economic, or cultural purpose) or diplomatic visa and their dependents who cannot obtain the test result, who must then quarantine at home for at least 14 days or until they obtain negative results from a COVID-19 PCR test taken after arrival in Colombia

    • Individuals traveling domestically may be subject to COVID-19 testing, depending on rules in each city

    • 14-day home quarantine for all travelers entering Colombia who have been in the United Kingdom in the past 14 days, according to a presidential announcement

    • 14-day home quarantine for all travelers originating from or connecting in Brazil

    • Violating isolation/quarantine measures can result in deportation from Colombia


  • • Most consulates are resuming visa processing, subject to local pandemic-related restrictions

    • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is accepting and processing most visa applications

    • Migración Colombia is gradually resuming in-person services; foreign nationals must schedule appointments to request identity cards, complete visa registration and request migratory movement certificates, among other processes, through Migración’s online system

    • Suspension of in-person services at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs until further notice, including visa stamping for foreign nationals

    • Suspension of applications for change of visa category for foreign nationals in Colombia under a Visitor Visa status; holders of Visitor Visas in Colombia may only apply for an extension of status under their same visa category Travel Restrictions

    • Colombia is gradually resuming international commercial flights

    • Suspension of flights from and to the United Kingdom until further notice

    • Suspension of all flights originating from or transiting through Brazil until further notice, with limited exceptions such as for humanitarian flights for returning Colombian nationals and residents

    • Entry ban until further notice for all travelers who have been in Brazil or Leticia (Colombia) within two weeks prior to arrival or return to Colombia, with limited and specific exceptions such as for the repatriation of nationals and residents approved by the government

    • Suspension of domestic passenger flights from Leticia, Amazonas

    • Entry ban until 1 June 2021 for all individuals entering by land or sea, with limited and specific exceptions such as for the repatriation of nationals and residents approved and coordinated by the government, entry for humanitarian reasons or cases of force majeure with prior authorization from Migración Colombia, among others


  • • Property visits are currently available


  • • Serviced apartments are accepting new bookings from self-quarantined guests

    • Bookings are being made virtually; apartments are available


  • • Schools are closed until 31 July; administrative staff are working to attend to some parents' and potential parents' information requests

    • Schools are working with virtual classes and communication is being conducted directly with each family


  • • Colombian airports are closed for commercial flights until 31 August, resulting in inability for new immigration processes to be carried out


  • • Working as usual
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Yes, both / video recommended

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    • Yes

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Air: Open but slow
    • Sea: Open but slow

    Road Availability
    • Open but slow

    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • Packing - Yes
    • Delivery - No

Download Matrix

Entry Restrictions

Partially Restricted

Have Questions About COVID-19?

Contact Us Today