Important Information about U.S. Passports
Most passport services require an appointment. It takes approximately 14 business days to receive your passport if you apply in Bogota, 21 business days if you apply in Barranquilla. In emergency circumstances, the American Citizen Services unit in the U.S. Embassy Bogota can also issue a limited-validity passport.
The American Citizens Services unit assists American citizens with the following passport services:
- Renewing your 10-year validity passport
- Adults (age 16 and over) appliying for the first time or when previous passport is not available
- Applicants 15 years and under
- Adding visa pages
U.S. citizens must hold a valid U.S. passport to travel from Colombia to the United States. For information about entry and exit requirements to and from Colombia, click here.