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internships in south america

In order to undertake an internship in Colombia it is a legal requirement to obtain a Visa. Most nationalities can obtain a Visa upon arrival at the Airport with our supporting document.

VISA & Eligibility

Every successful applicant will require a supporting letter that we will provide you with to be able to legally enter Colombia and undertake an internship. The Visa lasts for up to 90 days and can be extended to 180 days.

The maximum amount of time you can legally be in Colombia is 180 days per calendar year.

Please see the list below for nationalities that can obtain a Visa upon arrival at the Airport:

Nationalities that can obtain a Visa upon arrival at the Airport

A: Andorra; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan

B: Bahamas; Barbados; Belgium; Belize; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Brunei- Darussalam; Bhutan; Bulgaria

C: Canada; Chile; Costa Rica; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic

D: Denmark; Dominican Republic

E: Ecuador; El Salvador; Estonia

F: Fiji; Finland; France

G: Georgia; Germany; Granada; Greece; Guatemala; Guyana

H: Hong Kong; Honduras; Hungary

I: Iceland; Ireland; Indonesia; Italy; Israel

J: Jamaica; Japan
K: Kazakhstan

L: Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg

M: Malaysia; Malta; Marshall Islands; Mexico; Monaco; Montenegro; Morocco

N: Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway

P: Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal

R: Romania; Russia

S: Samoa; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; San Marino; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Singapore; Spain; Solomon Islands;
South Africa; St Lucia; Suriname; Sweden; Switzerland

T: Taiwan; Trinidad & Tobago; Turkey

U: United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States of America; Uruguay

V: Venezuela

Please note: Indian, Thai, Vietnamese, Cambodian and Chinese citizens with Schengen (C or D) or US (except C1) Visas may enter Colombia and obtain a Visa upon arrival at the airport.

What to do if your nationality is not on the list

If your nationality is not on the list above, you will need to apply for a Visa before you travel to Colombia - this process usually takes approximately 4 weeks.

We recommend you contact your local Colombian Embassy or Colombian Consulate for more information about undertaking an internship in Colombia.

Once you have contacted your local Colombian Embassy or Colombian Consulate, with the requirements that they share with you about being able to do an internship in Colombia we can provide you with the supporting letter and all necessary documentation to ensure the process is as easy as possible.

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