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:

  • Pasaporte.
  • Carné del seguro médico.
  • Garantía de pago de su aseguradora (si aplica).
  • Historia clínica completa.
  • Resultados de exámenes de laboratorio clínico (recientes).
  • Resultados de imágenes diagnósticas (imagen y lectura).
  • Plan de medicamentos (fórmulas médicas preexistentes).

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:


Visa for medical treatment

Local Currency

You may find information about notes and coins in Colombia and their respective value at this link:


Monetary information of Colombia