About Us

Our Story

James Lindzey the owner of Visas by James has worked as a private investigator and paralegal in the United States from the 90s until he moved to Colombia in 2005. James arrived in Colombia in 2005 and started doing visas for expats in 2007.

In addition to our visa services our agency offers a full range of legal and accounting services to our clients. We are able to assist better in document collection services in the United States because of James legal experience in the United States.

Our team

Our team is working hard during the COVID-19 crisis to continue offering quality services to our clients. While many companies are closed or struggling, we have been lucky to maintain basic operations, and activies have been increasing as government agencies and businesses are finding out how to habilitate online services. While international flights are still blocked to Colombia, we are preparing our clients for future trips, investments, marriages, visas and many other services. If you need help to facilitate future plans in Colombia please let us know. Our company offers over 200 different legal, & accounting services just for foreigners living or working in Colombia! We will make it through the current health emergency in Colombia!

James Lindzey

James Lindzey

Founder / CEO

James owns the law firm Colombia Legal & Accounting S.A.S., Visas by James, and has been living full time in Colombia since 2005. James has 13 years of experience in business administration of Companies in Colombia. In addition to managing various multinational companies in Colombia, James assist clients with safe investments in Colombia and adjusting to life in Colombia. On James free time he enjoys spending with his daughter, going to they gym and walking his dogs.

Cristina Villa Madrid

Cristina Villa Madrid

Bilingual Paralegal

Legal advisor, graduated as a lawyer in Venezuela from the Universidad Central de Venezuela.
She has experience with Colombian visa processes, US visa processes, drafting of contracts, marriages processes, civil unions (common law), purchase agreements, among others.

Alejandra Villarraga

Alejandra Villarraga

Graphic Design - Web

Graphic designer with more than 4 years of experience, passionate about web design and advertising. Alejandra helps us design emails and new web pages with infographics for our clients. Besides websites on Colombian Visas, our company focuses on providing legal information to foreigners legal based on real life experiences. The laws are always changing in Colombia so this keeps Alejandra busy!

Our Services

Many visas require obtaining complicated documents in the United States or Canada. Just another reason why you should choose our firm.

We organize your immigration profile so that your Colombian visa application is successful.

We elaborate and structure all the necessary documents for your Colombian visa application.

Presentation of a Colombian visa before the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or any Colombian consulate.

Registration and orientation when you are getting you Colombian ID (Cedula de extranjeria).

We monitor your immigration process.

Translation Legalization and apostille of the documents required for your visa application.

Chat Over WhatsApp – get your visa questions answered fast.

Online quotes – get immediate quotes for visa and other legal services

Courier your passport to Bogotá to get the visa in your passport.

Office in El Poblado in Medellin services.