We serve patients from North America, Central America, South America and Europe. With the possibility of attention in medical specialties and subspecialties. Now the Clínica Norte will be available to support your stay in our institution and in the city during the treatment defined by the doctors for your case.
International Clínica Norte coordinates medical consultations, examinations, preventive check-ups, hospitalization and coordination of a second opinion of the diagnosis or treatment.
The follow-up of medical care is carried out by bilingual nurses, who takes the patient from the first moment they arrive at our institution, accompanying them throughout the care process of each service, until they are discharged, and stay in touch with the patient until he travels to his country.
The planning of the care of each case is organized for the shortest possible period of time required by the care plan defined by the specialists, seeking that our patients can return home soon, which also means lower costs and less affectation of their work and family activities, both for the patient and for their accompanying relatives. Giving assistance to the international patient and his family before his arrival in Colombia if necessary in:
✔ Scheduling appointments for consultations, diagnostic support and procedures.
✔ Prescription Delivery Service.
✔ Help with the medical history of the care provided in our organization.
✔ Advice on requirements such as accommodation and public transport.
✔ Personalized support in medical care and special procedures.
✔ Daily visit of the head nurse of the International Office to the patient.
✔ Support in the administrative process such as the quotation for medical care.
✔ Community services such as: where to shop, entertainments and banks.
✔ Guide the discharge process.
✔ Follow up when you return to your country.
Route of attention
✉ Step 1
Contact us through the following options
E-Mail: email@example.com or phone (577) 5828222 extension 469
👨⚕️ Step 2
We will evaluate your case
In an estimated time of 48 hours your clinical case is evaluated, the information is sent to the specialist and a budget is prepared with approximate cost of your treatment.
✔ Step 3
Documentation on admission of the international patient to Colombia
Remember to have the necessary documentation, such as Visa (if required), Passport and declaration of entry of foreign exchange and merchandise, if applicable.
Travel tips for your attention
Remember to consider some things before traveling:
The airport fee is the value charged to passengers for the use of airport facilities. The current cost is US $ 35 (COP $ 118 374.06) for the year 2019 and it is mandatory for the passenger to pay the value in the provision of regular and non-regular commercial air transport service.
Colombia is a country that requires a visa to certain countries, so before your arrival you must take into account if you are part of the countries to which you are required to have a visa. Colombia has the facility for patients who come to be treated in the country, as it has a type of visa that is of medical purpose with special conditions that can be extended for up to one (1) companion.
For any additional information, refer to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia: www.cancilleria.gov.co/tramites_servicios/visas
In addition to their personal effects, each traveler has the right to introduce tax-free money and merchandise to Colombia and paying taxes. The traveler who enters the country with total amounts greater than US $ 10,000 or its equivalent in other currencies, including Colombian legal currency in cash, is required by law to declare on the Baggage and Money Declaration Form.
The traveler can enter the country, as long as it does not exceed the amount provided by law:
- Foreign currency in securities representing it.
- Negotiable instruments of the foreign currency.
- Foreign currency in cash.
Important information before traveling to Colombia for medical purposes
All international patients traveling to receive surgical medical treatment must report at the time of their arrival in Colombia before Migration Colombia that comes for medical treatment purposes. You can show proof of appointments and / or medical notification letter, or verbally notify immigration staff of your intention to receive medical treatment.
If you are a foreign patient who during your stay in Colombia decides to undergo medical-surgical treatment, you must make the change of permission in the offices of Migration Colombia in order to avoid penalties for yourself and your doctor.
The foregoing does not apply to foreigners who only attend a medical consultation, laboratory taking, imaging or diagnostic aids.
For more information you can consult:
Recommendations for arrival in Colombia
Remember to bring in your medical visit to Colombia:
- Health insurance card
- Full Clinical History
- Results of clinical laboratory tests
- Results of diagnostic images (must come on a CD in DICON format)
- Medication plan (Complete formulas describing medications with full name, presentation and dosage)
- Special care plan such as cures, dialysis or others (prescription medical formula)
- Referral of a doctor or health institution from the country of origin.
All international patients must be accompanied by a relative or responsible adult relative, in good health, to be their companion during all the care processes in our organization.