What type of visa exists in Colombia?

In Colombia it is possible to process the following types of visa:

  • Visa Type V: It is exclusive for foreigners entering the country temporarily to visit or attend some kind of event. This visa lasts for up to two years.
  • Visa Type M: This visa is for foreigners who wish to settle permanently in Colombia or those with permanent employment within the country and those who arrive as refugees. This visa is for three years.

Visa Type R: This permit is for those wishing to settle permanently in Colombia. The applicant must have been in the country for two uninterrupted years, be the mother or father of a Colombian or his permanent partner. The validity of this visa is indefinite.

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