Policies on travel from Brazil, other neighboring countries updated
25 May 21
The Colombian government has ended restrictions on flight from Brazil and resumed entry to Colombia by land, sea and river from Brazil, Ecuador, Panama or Peru.
- As of May 12, all flights from Brazil to Colombia have resumed and relevant restrictions to date have been revoked.
- All individuals traveling from Brazil to Colombia by air must still comply with biosecurity protocols and other requirements to enter the country, including a negative PCR test conducted within 96 hours of the flight date and online immigration platform registration.
- Visa applications have been restarted for Brazilian citizens and foreign residents at the Consulate General of Colombia in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- Effective May 19, travelers from Brazil, Ecuador, Panama or Peru can enter Colombia by land, sea or river.
- According to the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, borders were reopened to help stimulate the economy and to strengthen the integration process.
- Land, sea and river borders with Venezuela will continue to be closed until further notice.
Additional Information: These recent changes were implemented under Resolution n° 595/2021 that revoked Resolutions n° 080/2021, 300/2021, 458/2021 and 554/2021; and Resolution 667/2021. The restoration of visa applications in front of the Consulate General of Colombia in Sao Paulo (Brazil) was directly verified by the DTTL team in Colombia.
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