Can I use quickbooks online for a business located in Colombia?

I am using quickbooks online for a business located in USA but I am opening a business in Colombia, Would like to know if I Quickbooks is running in Colombia and it has all the regulations for a Colombian business. If so, can I create the new company under the same license I have now, and how?


Hello there, tatiana,

Yes, QuickBooks Online (QBO) has a version intended for businesses located in Columbia. It has all the necessary features needed and is specially designed to follow the country's regulations. Let me guide you on how to create one.

Here are the steps: 

  1. Go to this link:
  2. Select the South America tab, then click the country Colombia.
  3. Choose Buy Now & Save 70% or Free 30-day Trial.
  4. Select the subscription you want.
  5. Click the Add another company hyperlink.
  6. Enter your Email Address (User ID) and Password.
  7. Click the Add new company button.
  8. Input all necessary information for your new company to complete the process.

Once done, you'll have multiple companies to your account with a separate paid subscription. You can access each company using the same login info which lets you switch between companies by clicking the Gear icon and select Switch company.

QBO will not require you to enter your license number. It'll automatically generate your Company ID once completed.

You can check out this article for further information and detailed steps: Create or Add Another Company.

For QuickBooks Desktop, the system allows you to create QuickBooks Desktop Company File using one license number. However, we currently don't offer the desktop version in Columbia. You can use the US version and manually set up everything.

That should do it. Please let me know if you have other concerns about managing your QuickBooks account. I'm just around if you need help.

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