Mentioned below are the conditions and procedures to apply for an Indian Medical Visa.
A medical category visa may be issued with the following conditions:
- The Indian Missions / Posts abroad may scrutinize the medical documents very carefully and satisfy themselves about the bonafide purpose for which medical treatment visa is being requested.
- Mission may satisfy that the applicant has sought preliminary medical advice from his country of origin / country of residence and he has been advised to go for specialized medical treatment. In case the foreign national desires to go for treatment under the Indian system of Medicines, his case may also be considered.
- This type of visa should be granted for seeking medical attendance only in reputed / recognized specialized hospitals / treatment centers in the country. Although non exhaustive, following illustrative list of ailments would be of primary consideration; serious ailments like neuro-surgery; ophthalmic disorders; heart related problems; reneal disorders; organ transplantations; plastic surgery; joint replacement etc. It is essential to satisfy and convince the Officer at the Indian Mission about the need of a foreign national to visit India for medical treatment or health enhancements.