Important Information about U.S. Passports
|IMPORTANT NEWS - U.S. Embassy ACS in Medellin - ONLY Friday 21 November 2014|
U.S. Embassy Bogota's American Citizen Services will be on-site in Medellin on November 21st. We will be set up at the office of Colombo Americano in El Poblado at San Fernando Plaza -Local 334, Carrera 43C # 1-50, from 8am to 4pm. We are accepting a limited number of appointments for Passports, CRBAs, and Notary Services for that day. In order to facilitate processing, applicants are asked to bring a money order (cheque de gerencia) from their bank in order to apply for services. Please click here to schedule your appointment in Medellin.
The fees for services are as follows:
Delivery: A representative for Domesa will be available to schedule return delivery services at an additional cost of more or less $43.300 COP.*Again, please remember to bring all required forms as listed on the U.S. Embassy website****Checks must be made out to “Embajada de los Estados Unidos de America Nit. 800.090.823-1”***
*Again, please remember to bring all required forms as listed on the U.S. Embassy website*
Note: Online appointments for Friday 21 November 2014 ONLY available for Medellin.
Most passport services require an appointment. It takes 10 calendar days to receive your passport if you apply in Bogota, 21 calendar days if you apply in Barranquilla. In emergency circumstances, the American Citizen Services unit in the U.S. Embassy Bogota can also issue a 90-day 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.