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British Embassy in Colombia

British ConsulateBritish Embassy in Colombia. The capital city of Bogota, Colombia is where the British Embassy in Colombia is situated. It is close to the Gimnasio Moderno in Bogota. If you have lost your passport or had it stolen then you can apply for a British Passport at this Embassy. You can also apply for a British visa at the Embassy in Bogota.

British Embassy in Colombia

If you are going on holiday to the UK then you can apply for a visitors visa, if you are married to a British national then you can apply for a UK spouse visa in Bogota. If you are the fiancee of a British national then you can apply for a UK fiancee visa at the embassy in Bogota. You will see the office hours of the Embassy and also their email address, telephone numbers, street address and map to find the Embassy.

Embassy of Great Britain in Bogota, Colombia

Carrera 9 No. 76-49, Piso 9
8th and 9th Floors
Bogota, Colombia
City: Bogota


  • Phone: 326 8300
  • Fax: 326 8309/02
  • Email:
  • Office Hours: Monday to Thursday: 8:30 to 11:30 Friday: 8:30 to 10:30


British Consulate, Bogota

Cra 9 No. 76 – 49 piso 9

 Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am – 12:30pm
Book your appointment for consular services through the contact form

Public Holidays in Colombia :

If you are visiting the British Embassy then ensure that you note the days on which they are closed. These are only the public holidays of Colombia and you should also see which British holidays have been excluded from the list. speak to the British Embassy in Bogota for more information with regards to how best to obtain your British visa and on which days they would be closed for consular services.

1st JanuaryNew Year
19th MarchSaint Joseph
25th MarchSaint Joseph (observed)
28th MarchMaundy Thursday
29th MarchGood Friday
1st MayLabour Day
9th MayAscension
13th MayAscension (observed)
30th MayCorpus Christi
10th JuneSacred Heart
16th JuneFather´s Day
29th JuneSaint Peter & Saint Paul
1st JulySaint Peter & Saint Paul (observed)
20th JulyIndependance Day Colombia
7th AugustBattle of Boyacá
12th OctoberColumbus Day
14th OctoberColumbus Day (observed)
1st NovemberAll Saints
4th NovemberAll Saints (observed)
11th NovemberIndependence of Cartagena (observed)
11th NovemberIndependence of Cartagena
8th DecemberImmaculate Conception
25th DecemberChristmas


British Embassy in Colombia, Bogota

These are the Colombian stats for the issuing of a British visa in Bogota Colombia. These would be the averages and you will note that if you have all your documents then the visa is rather fast to obtain. Email the embassy or call them by the telephone listed above for more information about the visa process and documents needed in support of your British visa.

Visits Visas5 days10 days15 days40 days90 daysTotal decisions made
Premium Visit (more than 6 months)76%100%100%100%100%75
General Visit (6 months or less)48%94%100%100%100%484
Business Visit (6 months or less)77%97%100%100%100%147
Family Visit (6 months or less)42%95%100%100%100%124
Transit (6 months or less)45%81%100%100%100%11
Other Visit (6 months or less)38%94%100%100%100%297


Points Based System Visas5 days10 days15 days40 days90 daysTotal decisions made
PBS Tier 150%100%100%100%100%2
PBS Tier 2100%100%100%100%100%2
PBS Tier 442%84%98%100%100%221
PBS Tier 563%94%100%100%100%19


Other Non Settlement Visas5 days10 days15 days40 days90 daysTotal decisions made
EEA Family Permits9%72%100%100%100%11


Settlement Visas5 days10 days15 days40 days90 daysTotal decisions made


The above data is for all decisions made in September 2012


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