M - Parent of Colombian National Visa

The parent of a Colombian national visa, is a type of visa that allows foreign parents of Colombian citizens to live and work in Colombia for an extended period of time. This visa was created to reunite families and promote family unity. To apply for this visa, the foreign parent must have a child who is a Colombian citizen, either by birth or by adoption.

The Parent of a Colombian national visa could be granted for up to three years, after living in Colombia for two years on this visa, the foreign parent may be eligible to apply for Colombian residency.

What are the requirements to apply for the Colombian M - Parent of Colombian National Visa?

Authenticated Colombian civil birth registration of the child (If both parents are foreigners, it must contain the annotation “Valid to demonstrate nationality”).

The foreign father or mother must provide the visa of which he/she was the holder, and which was in force at the moment of the birth of the minor.

Certificate of migratory movements of the father and mother of the minor issued by the Special Administrative Unit Migration Colombia.

Demonstrate economic solvency by means of averages in bank statements of the last six (6) months, and source of income.

Visa application letter: 

  • When the Colombian national child is a minor, the letter shall be subscribed by the parent of Colombian nationality, stating that the foreigner is fulfilling his/her obligations. 
  • When both parents are foreigners, the letter will be signed by both parents.
  • When the Colombian child is of legal age, he/she must submit a letter signed by him/her, requesting the issuance of the Migrant visa for his/her foreign parent, accompanied by a photocopy of the Colombian citizenship card.

Additional information at the time of acceptance.

What are the costs of the Colombian M - Parent of Colombian National Visa?

Administrative Study Rate Fee

$54 USD

Administrative Issuing Fee

$270 USD

Cédula de Extranjería Issuing Fee

$246,000 COP *$60 USD Approximately

Information you should know about the Colombian
M - Parent of Colombian National Visa

How long is the Colombian M - Parent of Colombian National Visa granted for?

It is granted for up to 3 years

Does the M - Parent of Colombian National Visa allow me to work in Colombia?

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

Does the M - Parent of Colombian National Visa allow for the application of beneficiaries?

Yes, its application is allowed for beneficiaries of the primary holder Visa

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