Solve your doubts about the new measure imposed to enter Colombia from abroad.
There are many doubts that arise with the constant change of averages imposed by the Ministry of Health. This new measure is due to the increase in Covid-19 infections.
- What is the proof that you must present at the airport?
The most accurate test that they are demanding at the airport is PCR because it directly detects the genetic material of the virus. The results of this test can be known in 24 hours.
- To enter Colombia, must the PCR test be presented?
The Ministry of Health decreed that YES, a negative PCR test is already being required. All this measure is for people who come from abroad to our country. In this case, if a person does not have the test, they must state it and have the test done in Colombia immediately, as long as they keep a preventive isolation.
- What options does a passenger have if the PCR test cannot be performed at the location where they are located?
The passenger has two options: 1. Take the test in Colombia and carry a preventive isolation until the negative result of the test is obtained. 2. Carry out a preventive isolation of 14 days or during the term indicated by the health authority, in which case you choose not to do the test in Colombia.
- Who verifies that a passenger complies with preventive isolation?
Passenger information remains in the hands of the immigration system and will be managed by the Ministry of Health of the destination.
- How long should the test take?
The PCR test must be performed within 96 hours prior to the trip and its result must be negative for Covid-19.
- What other protocol should the traveler follow?
Fill out the pre-check-in form in the Check-Mig application before entering the immigration control posts to advance the exit or entry process to the country.
Access to the airport with a maximum of three hours before the flight.
- Since when is the PCR test mandatory?
The rule will take effect from January 12, 201. In the previous days, travelers are recommended to carry out preventive isolation for safety.
THE COLOMBIA TRAVEL AGENCY. PCR test: the ABC of the requirement to enter Colombia, from Ladevi website: https://colombia.ladevi.info/prueba-pcr/el-