Status Inquiry on Immigration Benefits


Any foreigner who has applied for a Visa or is in the process of applying for a Permanent Resident Permit may consult on the status of their application.


To complete the procedure, the individual must go to and click on "Trámites Digitales". Then click on "Consulta de Estado de Beneficios Migratorios" and click on "Iniciar trámite".

Who is it addressed to?

To all foreigners who have submitted either a Visa or a Permanent Residence application.

What do you need to apply?

In order to know the status of the Permanent Residence application, the applicant’s RUT must be entered. If the person wants to check on the status of the visa, he/she must do it with the passport number.  It is important that this inquiry is done with the same document used when applying for the Visa.

How much is it?

there is no charge.

How long is it for?

The status of the process is updated on a monthly basis.

Legal Framework

Decree Law 1094 of 1975 and Supreme Decree 597 of 1984.

How and where do I apply?

Go online to our website. Under the "tramites online" and then select the "Consulta de Estado de Beneficios Migratorios"  (Status Inquiry on Immigration Benefits.)

Online Guide 


Consulta, Estado, Migratorio.