Import Registration and import Licence procedures in Colombia

Permit and registration required for importation in Colombia


Import Licence process required in Colombia

How to get import licence in Colombia? What are the procedures for registration as an importer in Colombia? How to start an import business in Colombia? What are the certification formalities to import to Colombia? How to get the status of an importer in Colombia?


This post explains about import registration procedures to be obtained from Colombia government authority for importation to Colombia.


All natural persons or legal entities are approved to conduct export and import process in Colombia. For commercial purpose, a registered trade with concerned license (if required) as per the business and have enlisted in the Trade and Company Register of the country is must for exporting and importing of products from and to Colombia.

The importers need to fill out the Import Registration form and submit with Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism. Most of Colombia’s foreign trade procedures have been streamlined through the Unified Portal for Foreign Trade (VUCE)


Licensing procedure to import goods to a country is almost same in all countries worldwide.  Detailed information on how to obtain a licence to import to a country is explained in detail as separate post in this website.  Click below to read the same.


Import Registration and Licensing Process



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