The US Embassy in Bogota encourages US citizens to apply for passports well in advance of any planned summer travel.
In the coming months, US Embassy in Bogota will be holding several specially scheduled Passport Acceptance Days:
· Bogota: Saturday, March 12, and Saturday, April 23
o Make an appointment here.
· Medellin: Thursday, March 10, and Friday, March 11
o To make an appointment, go to https://co.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/medellin-passport-acceptance-day/.
· Cali: Thursday, May 12, and Friday, May 13
o To make an appointment, got to https://co.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/cali-passport-acceptance-days-may-2022/.
The Department of State has also announced that US Embassy in Bogota has been selected as a pilot location to allow eligible US citizens residing in Colombia and Venezuela to pay their DS-82 passport renewal fees online. The pilot program is expected to begin in the next few months.
The embassy says it will send out another announcement when this online payment pilot system has launched, along with specific instructions to help citizens confirm eligibility to use this online payment option.