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Immigrant Visas


Welcome to the Immigrant Visa Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Colombia. Our office adjudicates all categories of U.S. immigrant visas including but not limited to family-based, immediate relatives, and adoptions.

We encourage applicants to learn as much as they can about the laws, regulations and policies involved in processing an immigrant visa application.  These web pages are designed to help you understand the process and come to the visa interview prepared.

We look forward to seeing you soon.


  • Interviews: All interviews take place at the U.S. Embassy Bogota – Calle 24 Bis No. 48-50, Bogota, D.C. Colombia
  • Medical Exams: All immigrant visa cases require certified medical exams by a panel physician who is approved by the U.S. Department of State. You may learn more about these exams and how to schedule an appointment by clicking here.

If you are unable to locate the information you seek on the following pages, we recommend that you e-mail us at Please make sure you include your Department of State case number (e.g. BGTXXXXXXXXXXX) and the visa applicant’s full name in the subject line of your e-mail.

To listen to automated responses to the most common questions, please call 57-1-275-4900.

For inquiries about nonimmigrant (e.g. tourist, business, student, etc.) visas, e-mail:

For inquiries about U.S. passports, or other services to U.S. citizens, e-mail:

Important Notice

  • We have made significant progress and issued most of the delayed visas worldwide. We are working to bring our systems back to full operational capacity.

    We continue to prioritize immigrant visas, adoption cases, and emergency nonimmigrant visa cases. We are printing visas for these cases and all cases with very few delays.

    If you have additional questions regarding the delivery of your visa please contact for non-immigrant visa issues or for immigrant visa issues.

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