For specific guidance on Colombian entry requirements
, including information about Colombian visas, travelers should contact the Colombian Embassy
at 2118 Leroy Place NW, Washington
, DC 20008; telephone (202) 387-8338; or the nearest Colombian consulate.
➥ Embassy of Colombia
Colombian law prohibits tourists and business travelers from bringing firearms into Colombia. The penalty for illegal importation and/or possession of firearms is three to ten years in prison.
“... The acquisition or carrying of firearms without a license
is strictly prohibited in Colombia, pursuant to article 233 of the National Constitution. In the case of each firearm within the national territory owned by individuals, the owner must have received a valid license
to possess or carry it, issued by the competent military authority. The Political Charter
establishes that only the State has the power
to issue licenses . The new Penal Code provides for sentences of between one and four years. imprisonment for anyone who, without a license, imports, traffics in, manufactures, transports, stores, distributes, sells, supplies, repairs
or carries self-defense firearms, ammunition or explosives. .Moreover, article 366 provides for sentences of between three and ten years. imprisonment for anyone who, without a license from the competent authority, imports, traffics in, manufactures, repairs
, stores, keeps, acquires, supplies or carries weapons or munitions for the exclusive use of the armed forces...”
see ➥ http://www.interpol.int/Public/BioTe...s/Colombia.pdf