Comprehensive Guide to Renew Your Colombian Passport Easily

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What is it?

Our service offers a comprehensive guide to renewing your Colombian passport. Whether you’re residing in Colombia or abroad, we provide the necessary information, steps, and resources to ensure your passport renewal process goes smoothly and efficiently.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for Colombian citizens who need to renew their passports, including those living abroad, such as in the USA. Families with dual citizenship, expats, or anyone needing a passport renewal for travel or legal purposes will find this guide particularly helpful.


  1. Schedule an appointment at the Colombian consulate or embassy.
  2. Gather all required documents (see below for details).
  3. Fill out the passport renewal application form.
  4. Submit the application along with the required documents at the consulate or embassy.
  5. Pay the renewal fee.
  6. Wait for confirmation and processing, which can take a few weeks.
  7. Collect your new passport or have it mailed to you.

Required documents

  • Current passport: Make a photocopy of your existing passport.
  • Passport photos: Obtain recent, passport-sized photos.
  • Proof of identity: Provide a valid government-issued ID or birth certificate.
  • Consulate or embassy-specific forms: Check the specific requirements of your local consulate or embassy.
  • Application form: Complete the Colombian passport renewal application form.
  • Payment: Be prepared to pay the renewal fee, either online or at the consulate/embassy.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Ensure your passport photos meet the Colombian passport photo specifications.
  • For minors renewing their passports, both parents may need to be present or provide notarized consent.
  • Processing times can vary, typically ranging from a few weeks to a couple of months, so plan accordingly.
  • Check for specific appointment availability and booking procedures at your local consulate or embassy.
  • Overseas renewal might require additional documentation or specific procedures, so verify with the consulate serving your area.


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