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U.S. Passports

Important Information about U.S. Passports

Important Information about U.S. Passports

  • U.S. CITIZENS MUST HOLD A VALID U.S. PASSPORT TO TRAVEL FROM COLOMBIA TO THE UNITED STATES.
  • 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.
  • For information about entry and exit requirements to and from Colombia, click here.
  • Anyone applying for an emergency passport will need to come in person to the U.S. Embassy in Bogota during normal business hours in order to apply.

For information on HOW TO APPLY please select one of the following:

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