The process for the certification of university degrees for Venezuelan citizens in Colombia will begin this Tuesday, November 23. The government of Iván Duque reported that it will adopt a temporary and exceptional system to apostille documents education of young people who did their studies in Venezuela.
The information was published in Twitter the Venezuelan Embassy in Colombia appointed by the National Assembly elected in 2015. The charge d’affaires Eduardo Battistini will expand the details of the process in the next few hours.
“Given the large number of doubts that have arisen regarding the certification of university degrees, we announce that This request can be made from tomorrow, Tuesday November 23, ”he said.
#ATTENTION || Given the large number of doubts that have been presented regarding the certification of university degrees, we announce that this request can be made from tomorrow, Tuesday #23Nov pic.twitter.com/XlytVADA4K
– Embassy of Venezuela in Colombia (@EmbajadaVE_Col) November 22, 2021
“We are always firm”
The Colombian Vice President and Foreign Minister, Marta Lucia Ramirez, said last Thursday that this degree recognition mechanism will allow people who studied higher education in Venezuela initiate the procedures provided by law before the Ministry of Education of Colombia.
He indicated that the Colombian government has worked with the representatives of Juan Guaidó, recognized as interim president of Venezuela by the Duque government, with the border manager and the Colombian Ministry of Education.
“We are always firm with the search for opportunities for Venezuelan migrants and from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs we contribute to provide apostille of their university degrees in Venezuela so that they can be productively linked to the growth and development of Colombia ”, he said.
Julio Borges, Juan Guaidó’s Foreign Representative, thanked Colombia for the decision to implement the validation of the university degrees of Venezuelan migrants.
“Our gratitude to President Iván Duque and Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez for announcing a temporary and special mechanism to facilitate the legalization of the titles of Venezuelan migrants,” Borges said on Twitter.
He stated that this measure will help improve working conditions of the compatriots. “We are proud of their work on behalf of Venezuelans,” he said.