Get Your Colombian Passport - Guide to Application

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What is it?

A Colombian passport is an official document issued by the Colombian government that allows Colombian citizens to travel internationally, serves as proof of citizenship, and provides personal identification. This guide is designed to help you understand the requirements and steps to successfully obtain a Colombian passport.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for Colombian citizens, dual nationals, and residents who need to travel internationally. Whether you are a Colombian living abroad, a dual national with both Colombian and another citizenship, or a resident requiring a passport for travel or proof of identity, this guide will help you navigate the application process.


  1. Gather necessary documents as listed below.
  2. Complete the online application form on the official Colombian government website.
  3. Schedule an appointment at your nearest Colombian consulate or passport office.
  4. Attend the appointment with all required documents and pay the applicable fees.
  5. Wait for processing and approval, which can take up to a few weeks.
  6. Collect your passport in person from the issuing passport office.

Required documents

  • Current Colombian citizenship card or cédula de ciudadanía (for adults).
  • Authenticated birth certificate (for minors).
  • Passport photos meeting Colombian government specifications.
  • Completed application form (available online).
  • Proof of payment for the passport fee.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

    • Dual citizens should ensure their names match on all documents to avoid complications.
    • Passport processing times vary, so apply well in advance of your travel date.
    • If you’ve lost your passport, report it immediately to avoid misuse.


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