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Washington, DC 20036 

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What does a CONSULATE do?


  • Promotes and safeguard the interests of the country and its nationals in the areas of its jurisdiction.

  • To provide legal and social advice and assistance required by nationals.

  • Within the limits imposed by the laws and regulations of the receiving State, ensure the interests of underage nationals and other persons lacking full capacity.

  • Act in the capacity of notary, civil registrar, and in similar functions.

  • Issue passports and travel documents to nationals, and visas or appropriate documents to persons wishing to travel to Colombia.

  • Submit reports about consular services, documentation, assistance and advice provided by the community to the corresponding Diplomatic Mission, to the Directorate of Migratory Affairs, Consular and Citizen Service and to the Administrative and Financial Directorate.

  • Maintain an updated database with information on the number and type of consular procedures, documentation issued, assistance to nationals,  and Colombian detainees among others.

Learn more about consular activities

Colombia has 12 consulates around the U.S.