Medical Visa from Iraq to India

Eligibility& Criteria for Medical Visa to India

  • Patient & accompanying Co passenger is granted a medical visa if they are going to another country with the sole purpose for medical treatment. The total duration of the visa is maximum of one year.
  • Most important they should seek medical treatment at reputed/recognized/specialized hospitals in India .
  • Only two attendants are allowed to travel with the patient. They shoud be members of the patient family or close associates.
  • There is a comprehensive list of ailments for which medical visa is granted to India that ranges from cardiac treatment, neurosurgery,ophthalmic disorders, organ transplantations to congenital disorders, radiotherapy,gene therapy,  plastic surgery, joint replacement, tumours , spinal issues cardiac and others.

Medical Visa for Iraq Nationals to India


Embassy of India Baghdad issues Tourist, Business, Employment, Student, Medical and other types of visas to applicants who are resident of Iraq. Processing of Student & Business Visa applications may take 10-15 working days.


Applications are required to be filled-in online using "Internet Explorer" or "Google Chrome" at The applicant must select the Indian Mission: Iraq-Baghdad before filling the Visa application. Applications made on other Indian Missions are not good for applying in Baghdad. The application No. must have the barcode starting with IRQB.


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  1. Please select Indian Mission IRAQ-BAGHDAD
  1. Please note down the Temporary Application ID: (Your Information will be saved if you click save button or continue to next page. If you exit without doing either of that, your information will be lost. Minimum field required for partial save is up to Date of Birth).
  1. Please fill in all the particulars including permanent and current address, e-mail Id, mobile and phone nos. correctly. Also please mention the name and phone of references/contacts correctly. Applications without complete details are liable to be rejected.
  1. Please upload your recent colour photograph (2 inches X 2 inches taken in light background).
  1. Please take a print of the application after completing and submitting online and sign it in ink under the photograph and at the end of the application on page 2.

After applying online, the applicant is requested to present the signed print-out of the online-filled application form along with all required documentation at the Embassy of India, Baghdad, Building 22, Street 16, District 609, Al Mansour, Baghdad on any working day between 0900hrs to 1230hrs for Visa. There is no need for taking prior appointment for submission of applications. Applicants are attended to on first come first serve basis. The applicant has to apply in person as the applicant’s biometric features (fingerprints and photographs of iris) will be required to be taken in the Embassy for processing the application. All original documents are required to be kept ready for verification during submission of Visa application. These will be returned after verification.


Documents required for processing Tourist Visa applications

1) One printed copy of the online visa application form with a recent photograph (2" x 2" - White background. The applicant must sign in the column under the photograph and on the last page.

2) Original passport with at least two blank pages and minimum 6 months validity from the proposed date of entry in India.

3) Copy of profile page of passport. If applicant is holding dual nationality, copy of profile page of both passports.

4) Copy of Iraqi national ID. Non Iraqi passport holders need to provide a copy of their recent Iraq visa/visa extension page.
5) Confirmed return tickets.

6) Proof of availability of funds/bank statement for the duration of stay in India.

7) Applicants who are not resident in Iraq are required to fill in the PERSONAL PARTICULARS FORM available at the end of these instructions in addition to the Visa application form.

NOTE: Tourist Visa is non-extendable, non-convertible and there should be a gap of 2 months between two successive visits to India for the nationals of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistani origin and Stateless persons.





Medical Visa is issued for the purpose of seeking medical treatment in recognised/specialised treatment centres in India. Medical documents establishing the need for medical treatment in India along with the acceptance of treatment from a recognised medical institution in India are necessary to consider grant of Medical Visa. Proof of availability of sufficient funds for the treatment and duration of stay is also essential. Applications not supported by these documents will be rejected.

Additional documents to be submitted along with Medical Visa application

1. Offer of treatment from recognized Hospital in India.

2. Recommendation letter from treating Doctor from Iraq to undergo treatment in India.

3. Proof of financial standing/availability of money to spend during the stay in India.

Time required for processing

Minimum one working day.


Medical Attendant visa is issued to family members/attendants of patients(Maximum 2 persons) who are granted Medical visa to undergo treatment inIndia.

Online Application for Indian Medical Visa from Iraq

  • Log in to the website . and click on Regular Visa Application.
  • General information
  • 1. Medical visa is issued to seek medical treatment in established/ recognised/ specialized hospitals/treatment centers in lndia.
  • 2. Medical visa of a foreigner undergoing treatment in lndia can initially be extended in lndia before expiry of the visa by the State Governments/FRROs on production of medical certificate/advice from established/recognized/specialized hospital/treatment centres in lndia.
  • 3. With a patient only two persons (attendant or family members) can get medical attendant (MED X) visa.
  • 4. Medical attendant visa (MED X) will be co-terminus with the medical visa of the patient.


Note : Procedure of Application


  • Complete the important details:

*The country you are applying from, high commission,

*Date of birth, nationality, e-mail id,

*Expected date of arrival in India and visa type. Enter the access code and click Continue.

  • The form consists of three pages in total. Fill up each page of the form with your correct details. Click Save and Continue at the bottom after you finish filling up each page.
  • Fill columns of your family address and your profession or occupation.
  • Visa application procedure is same for Medical Tourist Visa or Normal Tourist Visa
  • The Only point of Difference here is that for the Purpose of visit for entering India will be “ Availing Medical Treatment”.
  • Once you that , you would further fill the form Nature of Disease and you opted for India
  • Continue with your medical visa application Information regarding the hospital& treatment in home country & the associate hospital in India, time taken of treatment, expected number of entries/ visits, purpose of visit, expected date of journey, expected time of arrival and departure, other information, details about SAARC country visit and reference updates

** As the Travel is planned for the treatment to India only through NTP Healthcare support system & you do not have a reference in India, then you can provide NTP Healthcare office address .

  •  Upload Photo – Please upload the photo and finally take print of the form and keep with you Recent or Normal in your computer.
  • Once you Save and Continue on the last page i.e., third page, a preview containing all your uploaded details will appear.
  • Go through them once again you have option of Click on Modify/Edit if there is any error.
  • Click on Verified &proceed if all the data entered by you is appropriate
  • Follow the set of instructions that pop up on the new window and press OK for final registration. If you want to modify details click Cancel.
  • Then click OK a window will pop up where you would have the option to select the appointment date for submission of application to the Mission Counter. Click on Confirm the Appointment.
  • Another new screen will open after you have click& confirm on Confirm the Appointment, with two options to Print or Save the online application. Save the online application.It is advisable not to print it immediately as you may lose the application by doing so. Prefer 1st to save than Print
  • There after Click - Print Registered Application to get the hardcopy of the application form.
  • By any chance if you missed to upload your picture in the online application form, then paste it in the photo box on the first page. Make sure the photograph should be according to the specifications i.e., the same size as the box (2inch X 2inch).
  • There after putthe applicant signature on the rectangular box exactly below the photo box. The same needs to be done in the box at the bottom of the second page.
  • Final step Deposit the application form along with the essential enclosures at the high Mission Counter on the scheduled appointment date, mentioned at the right margin of the application, during the scheduled  hours (0930 hours – 1200 hours). 


In order to ascertain and Confirm the Medical Visa – The Indian Mission and Posts will check and authenticate the documents regardless of your country of origin. Apart from this they will also have to submit the medical history that they have received in their own country and communication exchanged with the Hospital/Doctor & the final plan they opted to travel to India for the specialized treatment.

The most important point to note is that medical treatment is allowed and further medical visa is granted only on the basis of treatment provided by the reputable and recognized medical centres.


Working Hours, Address and Visa Fee for Indian Embassy in Iraq


Working hours: 0830 hrs. – 1700 hrs. (Sunday –Thursday)

0900 hrs.: 1230hrs. - Open for Consular services

The Consular Wing of the Embassy of India, Baghdad is located at Building 22, Street 16, District 609, Al Mansour, Baghdad.


Visa fee for Iraqi nationals To India


Sl. No.

Type of Visa

Fees in USD


Medical Visa (M visa)



Medical Attendant visa (MX Visa)


In addition to the above fee, an amount of US$3 is also payable towards the ICWF.




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Medical Visa Information Once to land in India (FRRO office)


Visa Extension

India Government VISA Granting Authorities and Span


Initially Government grant it for a year only with maximum three visits . However if there is a requirement again than it would be granted by Ministry of Home affairs solely on the recommendation and advice of the State Government or the Foreign Regional Registration Officer (FRRO) . This all will be additionally enclosed with the medical documents  i.e., authenticating the reason and necessity of the extension by the Hospital and Doctor.

The FRRO or Foreign Regional Registration Office regulates& monitor all the requisite visa,arrival and departure, registration and also the duration of stay of foreigners in India. Foreigners visiting to India for their medical treatment or else needs to register themselves with the FRRO office after their arrival in India.

For knowledge & Information :

  • Application form.
  • Photocopy of the passport and the initial visa.
  • Four photographs of the applicant.
  • Details of his/her stay in India.

(Contact list of the FRRO Offices in India)


Frro Contact List


Name and Designtion

Office address





Shri A B Purabia , FRRO Ahmedabad

Barrack No. 2, First Floor, Govt. Polytechnic Campus, Ambawadi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat-380015

079-26306606(T) ,
079-26306607 (F), For Enquiry:


Shri Manjit Singh , FRRO Amritsar

Bureau of Immigration, D-123, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar - 143001

0183-2500464 (T) ,
0183-2500465 (F)


Shri Labhu Ram , FRRO Bangalore

5th Floor, 'A' Block, TTMC, BMTC Bus Stand Building, K.H. Road, Shantinagar, Bangalore - 560027

080-22218195,080-22218183,080-22218110 ,
080-22218196 [Fax]


Shri PIUS C PAUL , FRRO, Calicut

20/1305, Castle View, Thiruvannur Road, Panniyankara,Kallai PO, Kozhikode,KERALA-673003

0495-2323550 ,
0495-2323550(F) ,


S Xavier Dhanaraj , FRRO Chennai

ShastriBhawan Annexe Building 26 Haddows Road, Nungabakkam, Chennai-600006

044-28251721(Helpline, 0800-2000 Hrs), 044-23454971(Fax), 044-23454973 (OCI queries), OCI timing (1000-1500 hrs, 1330-1400 hrs - Lunch break) ,,



Airline Offices Building, Cochin International Airport Ltd.,Airport PO, Cochin- 683111, Kerala, 2nd Floor

0484-2611652 (T) ,
0484 2611652(Fax),


Surender Kumar , FRRO Delhi

East Block —VIII, Level -2, Sector -1, R.K Puram, New Delhi-66

011-26711384 (T) , 011-26711348 (Fax), Support Centre:011-26711443, 011-26713851 (Timings-0800 hrs to 2000 hrs) ,, Support


Shri. Bosco George , FRRO Goa

Foreigners Branch, Goa Police Head Quarters, Opposite to Azad Maidan, Panaji. Pin : 403 001

0832 242 65 45 (Tel) ,
0832 242 65 45 (Fax)


Sh. A. K. Mohanty , FRRO Hyderabad

Foreigners Regional Registration Officer, Bureau of Immigration (MHA), Govt. of India, SardarVallabhai Patel BoI OCR Complex, Shamshabad-Pahadishareef Road near GMR Township (CISF Residential Quarters), MamidipallyShamshabad Telangana, PIN-501218

040-29880374,040-29880375 ,


Sh. Suresh Kumar Chidvie , FRRO Kolkata

237, A.J.C Bose Road, Kolkata

033-22900549 (T) ,


Shri Harish Kumar Rai , FRRO, Lucknow

557, Hind Nagar, Kanpur Road Near Old Chungi Lucknow-226012

0522-2432431 (T) ,
0522-2432430 (F)


Mrs. SupriyaPatil Yadav , FRRO Mumbai

Annex-|| Bldg., 3rd Floor BadruddinTayyabji Marg, Behind St.Xavier College, C.S.T Mumbai 400001 (The Landmark is near C.S.T railway station and the office is in the lane beside the Times of india building.), For Enquiries on Registration and Visa Services Phone 022-22620446, Enquiry For PIO/OCI phone 022-22621167

022-22621169 (T) ,
022-22620721 (F)


Shri Aravind Menon , FRRO Trivandrum

T.C. 30/1398-3, First Floor, Amrith Plaza, Nalumukku, Pettah P.O., Thiruvananthapuram-695024

0471-2573512 (T) ,
0471-2573514 (Fax)

E-Tourist Visa  withMedical Travel to India

E-tourist visa is granted to the following criteria :

  •  If you are visiting India for the Holidaying (tourism) sight seeing, meet friends and relatives, casual business visit and a normal medical treatment
  • Visitors who do not have permanent address or business activity in India
  • Passport Validity of more than 6 months 
  • Visitors who show enough fund backing and support during the stay in India (fixed date of arrival and Departure)
  • People who are not persona – non – grata to the Government of India

To apply for E-Tourist Visa one has to fill an online application form. The URL of the form is:

The E-Tourist Visa have validity of 30 days. There is no option of extension with it

The Fees of an e-tourist visa is USD 60 or the equivalent sum in the Indian Rupee per person. Children are as well charged not exempted in any case .

It is provided only for 28 designated international airports & 5sea ports in India. E- Tourist