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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Colombian citizen for short-stay period in Germany starting from 2021.


A valid passport is required to enter Germany. All tourists entering German territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to German authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Colombia who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Colombian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
Goods brought from outside the European Union by air or sea can be subject to the following limitations:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: strong liquor (1L), of beverage with less than 22% alcohol volume (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L)

Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Germany with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

Joint passports must contain a photo of each child up to 15 years of age. Children aged 16 and above must hold their own passport or equivalent document.

List of Colombian diplomatic offices in Germany

Embassy of Colombia in Berlin, Germany

Address: Kurfurstenstr 84, 10787 BerlinCheck on map

Phone: 49 30 26396110-111-112-114

Fax: 49 30 26557054


List of German diplomatic offices in Colombia

Honorary Consulate of Germany in Cartagena, Colombia

Address: Diagonal 21 # 53-25 Piso 2, Bosque, Avenida Principal, Cartagena, Colombia

Phone: +57 5 6694041

Fax: +57 5 6694089



Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 2:30 to 4:30 pm

Honorary Consulate of Germany in Medellin, Colombia

Address: Cra. 48 No. 26 sur - 181, local 106, Centro Integral Las Vegas, Medellin, Colombia

Phone: ( 57-4)3346474

Fax: (57-4)3318716



Honorary Consulate of Germany in Cali

Address: Calle 1 B Nr. 66 B - 29, Cali, Valle del CaucaCheck on map

Phone: (0057 2) 3 23 44 35 /( 57-2)3234435/ (57-2)3238402/ (0057 310) 8 22 75 87 Mobile

Fax: (0057 2) 3 23 37 84



Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30 to 11:00 am

Honorary Consulate of Germany in Barranquilla, Colombia

Address: Calle 77 B No. 57 - 141, Ofc. 309, P.O Box Apartado Aéreo 668, Barranquilla., Centro Empresarial de las Americas, Barranquilla, Colombia

Phone: (57-5)3685384

Fax: (57-5)3685384



Embassy of Germany in Bogota, Colombia

Address: Cra. 69 No. 25B-44, piso 7, Edificio World Business Port (edificio El Tiempo), Bogota, Colombia

Phone: 0057-1-4232600

Fax: 0057-1-4293145



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About Germany

Capital: Berlin
Languages: German
Area: 357,021 KM2
Population: 81,802,257
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +49

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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