Important information to have in mind when planning your trip

If you are visiting Colombia to receive medical attention remember to bring the following documentation:

  • Passport.
  • Medical Insurance card.
  • Guarantee of payment from your insurer (if applicable).
  • Complete medical history.
  • Clinical Laboratory test results (recently issued).
  • Diagnostic Imaging test results (image and reading).
  • Medication Plan (previous medical prescriptions).
    * All international patients must travel in the company of a relative or a tutor (a responsible adult) who is in good health and can provide accompaniment through medical attention processes at the institution.

It is advisable that all international patients travel in the company of a relative or an adult tutor, who is in good health and can provide accompaniment through all medical attention processes at our organization.

Visa for Medical Treatment

Colombia offers a Medical Visa for patients who require a long-term stay in our country in order to receive treatment. This visa has special characteristics that grant benefits to the main companion.

If you need further information about visas, pleases visit the Foreign Affairs Office of Colombia website in: https://www.cancilleria.gov.co/tramites_servicios/visa

Local Currency

You may find information about notes and coins in Colombia and their respective value at this link: http://www.banrep.gov.co/billetes-y-monedas