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.

Key Points:

  • As of May 12, all flights from Brazil to Colombia have resumed and relevant restrictions to date have been revoked.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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