Medical Visa

Medical Visa

Medical Visa

Medical visa would be admissible to all Chinese / foreign nationals seeking Medicare in recognized specialty hospitals or treatment centers in India. Although non exhaustive, following illustrative list of serious ailments would be of primary consideration; neuro-surgery; ophthalmic disorders; heart related problems; renal disorders; organ transplantations; plastic surgery; joint replacement etc.

The applicant should seek preliminary medical advice from China and should have been advised to go for specialized medical treatment.

Foreigners visiting on 'M visa' will be required to get themselves registered mandatorily within the period of 14 days of arrival with the concerned FRROs/FROs.

Attendant/family members of the patient coming to India for medical treatment shall be granted attendant visa, co-terminus with the 'M Visa' of the patient.

Documents Required

1. Relevant documents supporting the need for Medical Visa
2. Other documents as specified in the Checklist

IMPORTANT: All visa applications submitted at the Indian Visa Application Centre [i.e. by the ordinary passport holders] and at the Embassy [i.e. by Diplomatic, Official and Public Affairs Passport holders] are only accepted in the online form. Online application form can be accessed at the following link:

Online Visa Application

For information regarding Online Visa Application click here.

Information regarding Online Visa Application is also available at the website of India Visa Application Center, Beijing -

Note: It is a mandatory requirement to ensure that applicant’s photo is 2 inch x 2 inch (51 mm x 51 mm) in size with white background. Photos which do not meet this specification will not be accepted. The Indian Visa Application Centre also have a photo booth facility (on payment basis) meeting these standards for applicants choosing to submit their application in person.


Checklist for Medical Visa applications

Checklist for Medical Attendant Visa applications

Download Forms

Additional form to be filled by all foreign nationals

Useful links

Online Visa Form

India Visa Application Centre

Registration by Foreigners

Contact details of FRROs/FROs

Medical Visa
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