Colombian visa for Venezuelan citizens

A visa is NOT required for Venezuelan passport holders visiting Colombia for a short-term stay: 180 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Venezuelan citizens to enter Colombia for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 180 days
Evisa Colombia e-visa for Venezuelan citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Colombia visa on arrival for Venezuelan citizens Not Available

Colombia tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Venezuelan passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Colombia.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Colombia.

If you are looking for Colombia visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Venezuela, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Colombia nearest your place of residence.

  • Caracas: The Embassy of Colombia in Caracas, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • Puerto Ordaz: The Consulate of Colombia in Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • Barinas: The Consulate of Colombia in Barinas, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • Valencia: The Consulate of Colombia in Valencia, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • San Fernando de Atabapo: The Consulate of Colombia in San Fernando de Atabapo, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • San Antonio del Tachira: The Consulate of Colombia in San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • Puerto Ayacucho: The Consulate of Colombia in Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • Merida: The Consulate of Colombia in Merida, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • Maracaibo: The Consulate of Colombia in Maracaibo, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • Machiques: The Consulate of Colombia in Machiques, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • El Amparo: The Consulate of Colombia in El Amparo, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • Barquisimeto: The Consulate of Colombia in Barquisimeto, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • San Carlos del Zulia: The Consulate General of Colombia in San Carlos del Zulia, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • San Cristobal: The Consulate General of Colombia in San Cristobal, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)
  • Puerto la Cruz: The Consulate General of Colombia in Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela (Working hours: Close now)

Colombia visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Colombia diplomatic mission offices to Venezuela for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Venezuela traveling to Colombia from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Venezuela) estimated Change (%)
2008 341,820 N/A
2009 345,344 1.03%
2010 359,439 4.08%
2011 348,868 -2.94%
2012 345,344 -1.01%
2013 345,344 0.00%
2014 338,296 -2.04%
2015 366,487 8.33%
2016 352,392 -3.85%
2017 0 -100.00%
2018 781 %

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Colombia & Venezuela comparison

Colombia's area is approximately 1,109,500 km2 (428,380 sq mi), while the area of Venezuela is approximately 882,050 km2 (340,561 sq mi). This means Venezuela is 25.79% smaller than Colombia.

As of June 2021, Colombia's population is ~76.8 million people - 52,094,843 more people than the population of Venezuela.

We have highlighted Colombia & Venezuela’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Colombia Venezuela Difference
Population (est 2021) 76,778,797 24,683,954 52.1 million more people live in Colombia than Venezuela
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 164 112 Colombia has 52 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Venezuela.
Travel freedom (2021) 94 88 Colombia passport holders can visit 6 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 135 137 Colombian hosts 2 fewer foreign missions than Venezuela.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Venezuela travel to Colombia in one year?

The number of visitors from Venezuela visiting Colombia in 2018 was approximately 781.

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