Traveling to a foreign country can be overwhelming especially when you are traveling to be treated for a serious illness. At UAMS we want to help you through the process of planning your trip as much as possible. We have compiled a list of useful links for your convenience.
Visas – The United States entry requirements are the same in all states, with most foreign travelers requiring a visa. There are exceptions as Canadian citizens only need proof of citizenship. Travelers coming to the U.S. for tourism or business for 90 days or less from qualified countries may be eligible to visit the U.S. without a visa. Embassy or Consulate with jurisdiction over their place of permanent residence. For more information, see the U.S. Department of State’s site on visas.
Wheelchairs – Wheelchairs are available for use on the hospital campus. Patients and their families can locate a wheelchair at every main hospital or clinic entrance. If you should need assistance finding a wheelchair please ask about them at one of our Information Centers or Welcome Desks located throughout our campus. A hospital representative will happily locate a wheelchair for you or they will call the UAMS transport team for support should you require assistance moving from one campus location to another.