Colombia Residence Permit

Colombian citizenship in 10 years

Various investment options

The opportunity to run a business and live in Colombia

Colombian citizenship in 10 years

Various investment options

The opportunity to run a business and live in Colombia

Benefits of Colombian Residency

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Fast application processing

2-3 months

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An opportunity to live in Colombia

no residence limits. In order to maintain residence status, it is necessary to spend six months per year in Colombia

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Business opportunities

expansion, entry into the Latin American market, and access to development projects in Bogota, Cali, Barranquilla, and other cities

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Return on investment

Option to purchase commercial and residential real estate with an annual return of up to 5%, and a return on initial investment in 5 years

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The clear path to Colombian citizenship

residents can apply for Colombian citizenship if they have been in Colombia for 10 years

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Residence for the whole family

family members (spouse, financially dependent parents, and children) can apply for a residence permit together with the main applicant

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Rights of a resident

a residence permit is issued with the rights to work, do business and study

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Tax benefits

Colombia has a favorable tax regime, with low taxes and generous incentives for foreign investors

When to Choose Colombian Residence Permit

When you are looking for a profitable investment with the option to invest in real estate or business projects

When you want to invest and live close to the United States

When you want to have access to the Latin American business environment

When you are considering an investment with cryptocurrency or fiat

How to Get Colombia Residence Permit

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Detailed step-by-step process

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Requirements for all eligible applicants

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Required documents for each step of the program

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Answers to frequently asked questions

Colombia Residence Permit

Colombia Residence Permit Requirements

Investment options:

1. Purchase of real estate from $90,222 (M-10 Visa)

2. Business investment with a minimum amount of $25,777 (M-6 Visa)

3. Residency for digital nomads that requires a minimum monthly passive income of $773 and proof of employment (Visa V Nómadas Digitales)

"Colombia: Beyond Beauty, A Destination of Dreams!"

One of the best facts about Colombia is its remarkable transformation. Over the past two decades, Colombia has improved its security situation and promoted peace. These efforts, coupled with increased investment in tourism infrastructure and promotion, have led to a significant boost to Colombia's brand.

Today, Colombia attracts millions of visitors from around the world who come to explore its stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality.

Colombian Residence Permit Timeline

Officially published timeline

3-4 months

Real timeline, based on our practical experience

2-3 months

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Why Work with Golden Harbors?

Tested by time: years of learning and working across industries and global mobility solutions. Our team learned all the nuances and possible pitfalls and will help you avoid them

We take preparation seriously: planning, due diligence, and data cross-checks minimize the risk of rejection. We only work with vetted and government-licensed partners in Latin America

Convenient team structure: our team is located in both the U.S. and Europe so we have the best coverage to assist you

We take care of the paperwork and handle all the interactions with counterparties while you enjoy your everyday comfort. You still keep the remote control over each step

Tested by time:

years of learning and working across industries and global mobility solutions. Our team learned all the nuances and possible pitfalls and will help you avoid them

We take preparation seriously:

our team is located in both the U.S. and Europe so we have the best coverage to assist you

We take care of the paperwork:

and handle all the interactions with counterparties while you enjoy your everyday comfort. You still keep the remote control over each step

We are close by:

planning, due diligence, and data cross-checks minimize the risk of rejection. We only work with vetted and government-licensed partners in Latin America

Colombian Residence Permit Steps

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Sign a service agreement with Golden Harbors, pay the initial service and due diligence fees, and fill out application forms

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Prepare the necessary documentation for your chosen residency category

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Open a bank account and make the investment

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Apply for a visa at the Colombian Embassy or Consulate. The processing time will vary depending on the embassy or consulate handling your application

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Visit Colombia and apply for a residence permit. Within two months, the Immigration Service will review the application and make a decision

Up to 14 days

Colombian Residence Permit FAQ

For how long do I have to stay in Colombia to extend my residence permit?
What are the prospects for obtaining Colombian citizenship?
Is the tax resident status granted automatically?
Can my residence permit be revoked?
Do I have to prove that I can speak Spanish if I want to invest in Colombia and get a residence permit?

Colombian Residence Permit Consultation

Every client is unique

Every case requires an individual approach and solution. Our years of experience in the industry allow us to provide both.

We will answer all your questions and provide detailed information about the available second passport and residency programs to help you make the right choice.

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