It was created for persons that buy properties for 200,000 USD or more, or invest 100,000 USD in stocks, or a corporation (can apply inside Colombia first time for the Colombia investor Visa). The duration of this visa is permanent.
Click the following topics to read more about the return on investments you may receive while investing in Colombia, and obtaining permanent residency under the Colombian Investment Visa.
Colombia investor Visa Fees
Short List of Visa Costs for Colombian Investor Visa
Consular Visa Fee + Consular Doc Review Fee.
Visa Cost: 425 USD + 50 USD Visa Study
The Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Charge this rate using current value of the US dollar and Colombian peso.
Professional immigration services for visa.
$365 USD / $657.000 Pesos
Open Financial Account in Colombia.
$220 USD / $395,000 Pesos
Apostille, translation and legalization of financial documents.
Depends on the country of origin of the document and number of documents required by the bank or stock market.
Messaging, mail and notary fees.
$20 USD to $100 USD
$36.000 Pesos to $180.000 Pesos
POPULAR OPTIONS FOR THE INVESTORS VISA
The most popular options for investing in Colombia fall into the following categories which are outlined below. Depending on the individual our company can also assist with obtaining lawyers to create corporations, contractual agreements, purchase of shares, purchase of real estate in Colombia (Paradise Realty is recommended for revision of real estate contracts and purchases).
We have a long history helping foreigners invest in Colombia with trusted financial institutions in Colombia, and a team of experts including lawyers and legal assistants. Through trial and error over the years we have found the team of experts that works, which you will find in Colombia is not so easy at times. Everyone says they now how to do it, but very few actually do! We are so confident that we now GAURANTEE ALL OF OUR COLOMBIA VISAS. If we don’t get your visa you get your money back! *
1. Purchase Stocks or Financial Instruments (bonds, CD equivalent, etc) from a Colombian Financial Institution
2. Purchase Stocks or Shares in private company
3. Purchase of Real Estate
A) Purchase directly of real estate in the value of 200,000 USD.
B) Create a real estate management company.
Visas y Tramites Internacionales is teamed up with the Medellin Entrepreneurs Society, which is a group of expats working in Colombia and developing new ideas and creating international businesses. Even if you don’t live in Medellin the group is a valuable resource for expats and foreigners doing business across Colombia. There is no cost to join the organization. Please contact James Lindzey for information on where the next meeting will be.
* MONEY BACK GUARANTEE – We refund all of our fees which we charge internally for processing visas If a visa does not get approved. The external fees for lawyers, messenger, mail, translations and legalizations of documents are paid to third parties and are not included in the guarantee. Rest assured we do not like to work for free so we do not process visas which we do not think will get approved.
Colombia Real Estate Market Investment Report on Current Sales by Paradise Realty:
Report on Investments in Rental Properties in Medellin Colombia (click here)
Colombia Investor Visa Requirements (Basic)
1. Passport with available pages, and valid
for at least three (3) months.
2. One (1) photocopies of the pages of the
passport containing information
3. One (1) originals of the Visa Application
Form completely filled out, and duly
4. Three (3) recent color passport-type
photographs ( 3 x 4 centimeters white background)
5. Original certificate issued by the
Department of Foreign Exchange of the "Banco de la República" (Departamento
de Cambios Internacionales del Banco
de la República) establishing that in its
files appears the record of the direct
foreign investment on the name of the
foreigner visa applicant. The minimum
amount to be invested in the Colombian
territory will be at least one hundred
thousand U.S. Dollars (USD $100.000).
The foregoing is in accordance with
article 52 of the Decree 4000, of
November 30TH 2004, in agreement with
what is established in the Statute of
International Investments and other
We will help you by writing letters and assisting in completing immigration forms necessary for the visa application, in addition to professional consultations regarding your particular situation. Every case is individual and has special circumstances.
FTA (Colombia Free Trade Agreement)
As a growing economy and the investment opportunities are everywhere, from to Invest In Medellín Real Estate, passing through agricultural products to mining. With the FTA (Colombia Free Trade Agreement) with the United States, which greatly reduces the fiscal burden it is expected significant increase in foreign investment and rising capital to Colombian companies that also want to get their products to the U.S. market. From everywhere business men arrive daily looking to get the Colombia Investment Visa.
How to export from The US to Colombia? (Click Here)
Medellín Real Estate
Another important option for investment in the country is to invest in real estate, as major cities are on the rise and especially Medellín Real Estate has reached historic highs.
The valuation in the housing market in Medellin has grown significantly in recent years, costing the square meter at $ 3,155,931 Pesos in one of the areas with more valuation of the city (El Poblado - Medellin) The price of the property is expected to keep growing, and the same goes for the rent prices. This is the ideal moment to Invest in Medellín Real Estate.
The Stock Exchange of Colombia SA
The Stock Exchange of Colombia SA, BVC, with offices in Bogota, Medellin and Cali, is a private institution that promotes the development and market growth of financial assets in the country. Besides, it is one of the most stable and professional Latin America.
Colombia Investor Visa Short Description