Health Insurance and Healthcare in Colombia

Health Insurance and Healthcare in Colombia

In this article, I explain how you get a private health insurance plan here in Colombia through Sura, how to get a public health insurance plan through EPS, my experiences with Sura, and my thoughts on healthcare here in Colombia. I also discuss the best hospitals and clinics here in Medellín, including information on vaccine clinics for people who need to get Yellow Fever and/or other vaccines, as well as international patient services at Medellín’s best hospitals for foreigners in Medellín needing medical care.

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How to register your visa and apply for a Cédula de Extranjería

How to register your visa and apply for a Cédula de Extranjería

A guide for registering your visa with Migración Colombia, applying for and receiving your Cédula de Extranjeria (Foreigner’s Identity Card in Colombia) from Migración Colombia. Having a current cédula will help you to open a Colombian bank account, earn points and save money at places like Éxito and Carulla, travel throughout Colombia without your passport, and register your cell phone with a Colombian carrier.

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