Temporary protection certificate created for Venezuelans
26 Jan 23
IMPACT — MEDIUM
The Colombian government has created the Temporary Protection Permit (PPT) In-Process Certificate for Venezuelan nationals.
- Venezuelans who have not been able to obtain their PPT will be able to prove that they have already requested it through the PPT In-Process Certificate, which will allow them to access public and private services and enter, transit and exit Colombia while their application is processed.
- To obtain the certificate, applicants need to submit a request through Migración Colombia’s website and provide their Venezuelan registration number in Colombia (RUMV number), identification number and date of birth.
- The new document is free of charge and can be downloaded from any computer or cell phone with an Internet connection.
- The PPT In-Process Certificate will be valid until April 30.
BAL Analysis: Colombian authorities created the PTT In-Process Certificate to give Venezuelans rights in the country due to current delays in the issuance of PPT permits.
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