Your Family in Colombia

Moving to Colombia with your family?

This section provides key information for those moving with their families to Colombia, with helpful advice that is designed to cover various stages of family life: getting married, bringing up toddlers, caring for teenagers.

As a newcomer to Colombia you have two options when it comes to education – either to enrol your children in a school operating within the state system, or to send them to one of the many international or private schools in the country. Outside of school hours there is enough to keep children from toddlers to teenagers busy, and you’ll find more details on both in this section.

If your family situation is about to change you’ll also find all you need to know about the legal requirements for getting married in Colombia. If you're expecting a new arrival to the family you can find information on having a baby in Colombia in the Healthcare section.