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Universidad EAFIT
Carrera 49 # 7 sur -50 Medellín Antioquia Colombia
Carrera 12 # 96-23, oficina 304 Bogotá Cundinamarca Colombia
(57)(4) 2619500

Foreign ID Card Application

​​Foreign ID card Application

An international student that has been granted a TP3 visa must go to a regional office of Migración Colombia in order to apply for a Foreign ID card during the first 15 days after he/she arrive​d in Colombian territory. Failing to do so can generate economic fines.

In order to apply for a Colombian Foreign ID card, you must go to Migración Colombia’s regional office in Medellin located at Calle 19 # 80A-40 Barrio Belén La Nubia from 8am until 4pm. Please bring with you the following documents: ​

  • Original passport with the current visa.​

  • Complete and present the Formato Único de Trámites or the Código de Registro en Línea, enclosing the following:

  1. One (1) copy of your passport opened on the page with your photo

  2. One (1) copy of the page with the Colombian entry stamps on your Passport

  3. One (1) copy of your Colombian visa

  • If it is the first time you are applying for a Foreign ID card, you must also bring a 3x4 photo as well as a Blood Type Certificate that you can get at the laboratory located in Clínica Las Vegas (this one is close to EAFIT campus).

  • Recaudo, bank code (código bancario) 101, in the checkings account (cuenta corriente) of Banco de Occidente No. 263-05464-5, for $156.300 Colombian pesos.​

The receipt of the payment made to Unidad Administrativa Especial de Migración CoYour Foreign ID card will be valid for the same time as your visa. In case you apply for an extension of your studies at EAFIT, you shall need to apply for a new visa as well as a new Foreign ID card. ​

If you need more information regarding the application process an​d who needs to get a Foreign ID ​Card, ​​​we recommend accessing​ Migration Colombia.