How do I Renew a Colombia Passport?

Updated February 21, 2017

Citizens of Columbia need passports to travel around the world. They also need a passport to return to Columbia, their home country. The passport shows that you are a resident of the country. Colombia passports might require the occasional renewal. You can renew your passport at a Colombian embassy near you. Embassies are located around the world for your convenience. If you allow your passport to expire, you might have to pay high fees to get it reinstated.

Find the Colombian embassy nearest you. Call the phone number to make an appointment to renew your passport.

Gather three colour photographs of yourself. They must be 3.5cm by 4.5cm and have a plain white background.

Create two copies of the first page of your passport.

Gather your Certificate of Colombian Citizenship (Cédula de Ciudadanía Colombiana).

Go to your appointment and show the consulate agent your photographs, passport copies, passport, and Certificate of Colombian Citizenship. Fill out the passport renewal form and pay the fee.

Things You'll Need

  • Photos (head shots)
  • Money for fees
  • Passport copies
  • Passport
  • Passport application
  • Cédula de Ciudadanía Colombiana
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Susan Reynolds has been a writer since 2008. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of South Florida and is a licensed real estate agent in Florida.