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COLOMBIAN CITIZENS VISITING SPAIN


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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

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A valid passport is required to enter Spain. All tourists entering Spanish territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Spanish 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.


Visa
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
Spanish custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Spanish territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (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 Spain with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:

  • Children have the same nationality as the companion
  • Children’s names are included in the passport of the companion.


List of Colombian diplomatic offices in Spain


Embassy of Colombia in Spain

Address: Pº Gral. Martínez, Campos, 48, 28071Check on map


Phone: (91) 310 38 00



List of Spanish diplomatic offices in Colombia


Embassy of Spain in Bogot, Colombia

Address: Calle 92, n.o 12-68 Apartado, Aoreo: 90355 12-68, Bogota Colombia


Phone: (+57) 1 635 02 18 (+57) 1 622 00 90


Fax: (+57) 1 621 08 09 / (+57) 1 655 53 05


Email: embespco@correo.mae.es


Office Hours: 08.30-17.00


Details: Mr Carlos Gomez-Mugica Sanz - Ambassador

Consulate of Spain in Cucuta Colombia

Address: Calle 19 n.e 0 B 23 Barrio Blanco, Cecuta ColombiaCheck on map


Phone: (+57) 7 57 12607


Fax: (+57) 7 57 12607


Consulate of Spain in Cartagena Colombia

Address: Claustro Santo Domingo Plaza, Santo Domingo Carrera 36 n.e 2-74, Cartagena Colombia


Phone: (+57) 5 664 16 44


Fax: (+57) 5 664 16 44


Email: viceconsuladocucuta@yahoo.es


Consulate of Spain in Pasto Colombia

Address: Calle 12 A n.e 29 22 Barrio San Ignacio, Pasto Colombia


Phone: (+57) 2 729 90 52


Fax: (+57) 2 721 53 75



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About Spain

Capital: Madrid
Languages:
  • Castilian Spanish 74%;
  • Catalan 17%;
  • Galician 7%;
  • Basque 2%;

Area: 504,782 KM2
Population: 46,505,963
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +34

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