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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.

1. General requirements:

1.1 Passport to be valid for a minimum period of six months.
1.2 Duly filled in and signed application form to be submitted in person or through an agent. Incomplete application will not be accepted.
1.3 Generally residents of Beijing, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Tianjin, Hebei, Shandong, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Ningxia, Gansu, Xinjiang, Qinghai, Tibet Autonomous Region, Chongqing, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Hubei, Guizhou, Anhui, Henan, Jiangxi may apply for visa at the Embassy of India, Beijing.
1.4 The normal processing time for a Visa application is 3 working days after the submission of requisite documents along with the Visa application form.

2. Documents Required

2.1. Visa Application form (No column to be left unfilled) duly signed along with photograph pasted at the designated space.
2.2. Copy of the Passport.
2.3. Copy of the Chinese ID (for Chinese Nationals)
2.4. Original Recommendation of the doctor attending on the patient in China
2.5. Original/faxed letter from the hospital in India confirming appointment/ acceptance for treatment
2.6. Other documents as specified in the Checklist.

3. Procedure for submitting a VISA application:

3.1. Please visit the website Go to “Consular & Visa Services” and see Guidelines for ordinary passport holding Chinese Nationals travelling to India from mainland China only for eligible categories of Visa.
3.2. Submission of all relevant documents mentioned in the checklist on the website is important for acceptance of the visa application at the Indian Visa Application Centre/Embassy.
3.3. It is a mandatory requirement to ensure that your photo is 2 inch x 2 inch (51mm x 51mm) in size with white background. Photos which do not meet this specification will not be accepted.

4. Note:

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

5. Download forms:

Checklist for Medical Visa applicationswordicon
Checklist for Medical Attendant Visa applicationsPDF