V - Business Processes Visa

Granted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a maximum of 2 years and meant for business activities inside the country, the Visitor Business Processes Visa is meant for those who work at foreign corporations but are interested in investigating the Colombian markets or considering investing in Colombia. 

To properly apply for the Visitor Business Processes Colombian visa type you must keep in mind that it is mandatory to present a letter explaining the purposes of the foreigner in Colombia as well as bank statements and detailed business plans.


What are the requirements to apply for the Colombian V - Business Processes Visa?

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

Copy of your passport’s main page.

Copy of the last entry, exit or safe-conduct stamp (It depends on the location of the foreigner).

Copy of the last Colombian visa (if applicable).

If it is a personal application or supported by a natural person:

A letter explaining the activities to be developed in the country as well as a planned agenda, which must be signed by the entity and/or the applicant.

If invited, provide a written request from the Colombian host or foreign citizen holding a Permanent Resident (R) visa including contact information, a letter accrediting the financial solvency for your stay in and departure from Colombia.

Bank statements of the applicant or the person supporting the application for six (6) months prior to the visa application, that proves monthly income of at least ten (10) Minimum Legal Monthly Wages in Force (SMMLV).

If it is an application supported by a legal entity:

Letter signed by the legal representative of the legal entity or by person who supports the application, including full identification of the entity, contact details, identification of the applicant, reason for the trip, duration, explanation about the relation and economic responsibility declaration forexpenses.

When the institution or company that supports the application is private and incorporated abroad, provide a Certificate of existence duly apostilled and translated.

Cash flow proof by presenting the bank statements of the institution or company corresponding to the three (3) months prior to the application. Public entities are not required to comply with this requirement.

Others requested at the time of acceptance.

What are the costs of the Colombian V - Business Processes Visa?

Administrative Study Rate Fee

$54 USD

Administrative Issuing Fee

$252 USD

Cédula de Extranjería Issuing Fee

$246,000 COP *$60 USD Approximately

Information you should know about the Colombian
V - Business Processes Visa

How long is the Colombian V - Business Processes Visa granted for?

It is granted for up to 2 years

Does the V - Business Processes Visa allow me to work in Colombia?

This visa does NOT allow you to work in Colombia

Does the V - Business Processes Visa allow for the application of beneficiaries?

No, this visa does NOT allow the application of beneficiaries

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