Residence Visas

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Colombia
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The foreign principal holder of a Type M visa may apply for 5 years as a refugee, employment, entrepreneur, independent professional, religious, student, direct foreign investment, retired or rentier.

If you hold Type M visa for 5 years, you can apply for permanent residence in Colombia.

Who can apply :

  • Refugee
  • Employment
  • Entrepreneur
  • Independent professional
  • Religious
  • Student
  • Direct foreign investment
  • Retired or rentier
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DURATION

Lifelong Month(s)

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CITIZENSHIP

60 Month(s)

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FEES

52

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P. RESIDENCY

2 Month(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Low

Eligibility Requirements for the Residence Visas

4 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need to be on Type M visa for at least 5 years.
  • You need proof of migration issued by the Colombia Migration.
  • You need proof of occupation and/or source of income.
  • You need proof of circumstances that gave rise to the grant of the last visa remain.

Document Requirements for the Residence Visas

5 Document Required

  • Visa application form.
  • Copy of the visas and safe passages of which he/she has been the holder during the time of permanence in the Colombian territory.
  • Migratory movement certificate issued by the Colombia Migration - Special Administrative Unit.
  • Document certifying occupation and/or source of income.
  • Document certifying or proving that the circumstances that gave rise to the grant of the last visa remain.

Talent Migration data for Colombia

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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