M - Beneficiary Visa

The Beneficiary type of visa is meant for those foreigners who depend economically or are family members of another foreigner who now holds a Migrant or Resident visa. 

In this case, the Beneficiary Colombian Migrant visa will allow partners and children (immediate family) and even parents of the M visa holder (if they are economically dependents of him/her) to obtain the visa as well, permitting them to stay in the country up to three years or the same amount of time as the principal holder visa validity is, a beneficiary visa holder is not allowed to work with this kind of visa, but it allows beneficiaries to study in Colombia. The M – Beneficiary visa is granted for up to three years and allows you to apply for a Colombian Residency after holding it for five years.

What are the requirements to apply for the Colombian M - Beneficiary Visa?

Document size digital picture of the applicant on a photography shop (3×4 Cm White background).

Copy of your passport’s main page.

Updated marriage or birth certificate proving the relation with the main visa holder. It must be recently apostilled, translated to Spanish.

Main holder current visa.

If the main holder visa was issued more than six (6) months (M type) or two (2) years (R type) ago, must present an updated Migratory Movements Certificate issued by Migración Colombia. 

Financial responsibility letter signed by the main visa holder. 

What are the costs of the Colombian M - Beneficiary Visa?

Administrative Study Rate Fee

$54 USD

Administrative Issuing Fee

$270 USD

Cédula de Extranjería Issuing Fee

$246,000 COP *$60 USD Approximately

Apostille Process 

$140 USD – $170 USD* Prices for our partners in the US.

**Carrying out this process personally in your country of origin could minimize costs.

**Prices may vary according to the country.


$25,000 COP per resultant page

Information you should know about the Colombian
M - Beneficiary Visa

How long is the Colombian M - Beneficiary Visa granted for?

It is granted for up to 3 years

Does the M - Beneficiary Visa allow me to work in Colombia?

This visa does allows you to work or engage in lawful activity in Colombia

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