Medical Visa from UAE to India


Eligibility for Medical Visa from UAE 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 should 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.

Essential Documents Required for Indian Medical Visa Application from UAE

Medical Visa

Type of Visa

Documents Required

Medical Visa / Medical Attendant Visa

Medical Visa

  • Properly filled up online application form (ONE SET) with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa)
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than Three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows should be visible. Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible In case of locals wearing qandoura the background should be in light blue. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passports with valid UAE residence visa page.
  • Letter from a recognized/reputed Indian hospital/treatment centre giving the date of consultation and admission in the hospital. (Letter must be original only for Bangladeshi National)
  • Valid medical documents from a recognized UAE hospital stating the illness.

Medical Attendant Visa

  • Properly filled up online application form (ONE SET) with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa)
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than Three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows should be visible. Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible In case of locals wearing qandoura the background should be in light blue. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passports with valid UAE residence visa page.
  • Document establishing relationship with the patient.
  • Copy of Medical credentials (In case medical professionals accompanying the patient).
  • Medical letter from recognized hospital with attendants name included is required.

Note:

  • Medical attendant visa would be granted to only those people who are accompanying the patient. (Maximum of two medical attendants)
  • For Medical visa and Medical attendant visa letter of recommendation from local doctor is mandatory. UAE hospital letter should state Indian doctors name, Indian hospital address and appointment date, passport number, nationality, name of the patient and attendant.
  • Indian hospital letter should be original or coloured on hospital letter head with stamp and signature, should specify type of treatment and duration of treatment, passport number, nationality, name of the patient and attendant.

Please ensure the following while submitting your Indian visa application.

  • 6 months validity should be there in the passport
  • Minimum 2 blank pages in the passport
  • GCC nationals must provide a copy of a valid photo ID issued from UAE
  • UAE residents with Abu Dhabi or Al-Ain issued visa residing in Dubai/Northern Emirates must provide a copy of residency proof in their name (Tenancy contract, Electricity bill).
  • The validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue.
  • The Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents.
  • Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa.
  • Applicants are requested NOT to finalize their travel plans before their applications have been accepted by the Indian Visa Application Centre for issuing the required visa.

Online Application for Indian Medical Visa from UAE

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 (51mm X 51mm). 
  • 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.

Important

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.

Indian Medical Visa Fees

The medical visa fee from UAE to India is AED 295 (USD 80) for 6 months and AED 445 (USD 121) for 1 year. BLS Services charges AED 54.62

AED = Arab Emirates Dirham

Please visit http://blsindiavisa-uae.com/ visa for more information on type of visa and its requirements.

 

Indian Medical Visa Processing Time

 

Medical Visa applied in UAE usually take 506 working days

 

Contact Details and Working Hours of Indian High Commission, Consulates and BLS International Centres in UAE

 

Indian Embassy in United Arab Emirates

Address

Plot No. 10,Sector W-59/02,
Diplomatic Area,
Off the Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Street (Earlier known as Airport Road),
near to Pepsicola, P. O. Box 4090,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

TELEPHONE NUMBER

00-971-2-4492700

FAX NUMBER

00-971-2-4444685

PUBLIC INTERFACE HOURS

Sunday to Thursday 0900 Hrs. – 1230 Hrs.

 

Consulate General in Dubai

 

Address

Consulate General of India
Al Hamriya, Diplomatic Enclave
P.O. BOX 737, DUBAI
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Phone No:

: +9714 3971222 / +9714 3971333

Fax:

+9714 3970453

Email ID:

Office Working Hours:

  • 0800 to 1630 hrs (Sunday to Thursday)
  • 1300 to 1400 hrs (Lunch Break)

Documents Submission:

0800 to 1200 hrs. (Gate closes at 1200 hrs)

Documents Delivery Time:

1400 to 1600 hrs. (Gate closes at 1630 hrs.) However, attestation documents are delivered in the morning only (within 30 minutes of submission of documents).

 

BLS International Centers in UAE

https://blsindiavisa-uae.com/visa/visa-fee.php

 

Location

Address

Timing

Abu Dhabi

Office No. 201, New Emi State Tower, Hamadan Street, Airport Road, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Landmark: The Building next to Fotouh Al KhairCenter ( Marks & Spencer)

  • 08:00 a.m. to 01:30 p.m.
  • 02:30 p.m. to 06:30 p.m.

Abu Dhabi (Premium Lounge)

Mezzanine Floor, M 02Hamad Obaid Hamad Ahmed Al Mehairi Building, Al-Nahyan -2, Behind Vision Links Hotel, Muroor Road, Abu Dhabi,
Tel: 04 387 5777/04 2555530, FAX: 02 4913573, Email
:
blspremiumauh@blsindiavisa-uae.com

08:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.

Dubai

  • 105, Al KhaleejCenter, Opposite Al Ain Center, Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai (Visa Section) Tel: 04 387 5777/04 2555530
  • Unit no 118 -119, Mezzanine floor Al KhaleejCenter, Opposite Al Ain Center, Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai (Passport Section)
    Tel: 04 387 5777/04 2555530
  • Shop No# 13, Ground Floor, Zeenah Building, Same building of Budget Rent a Car, Opposite to Deira City Center P3 Parking, Deira, Dubai.
    Tel: 04 387 5777/04 2555530
  • 08:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • 01:00 p.m. to 06:30 p.m.

Dubai (Premium Lounge)

507, Habib Bank AG Zurich Al Jawarah Building, Bank Street, Bur Dubai, Next to ADCB Bank, Tel: 04 387 5777/04 2555530, FAX: 04 3861144,
Email:
blspremiumdxb@blsindiavisa-uae.com

08:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.

Sharjah

C-146, Ist Floor, Damas Tower (Burj 2000), Rolla, . Opposite to Central Post Office. (Access Point Gate No#6 opposite to Message Book Store), Sharjah.
Tel: 04 387 5777/04 2555530

  • 08:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • 01:00 p.m. to 06:30 p.m.

Umm Al Quwain

Jawasat Road, Riqqah Area, Opposite Lulu Center
Tel: 04 387 5777/04 2555530

  • 08:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • 01:00 p.m. to 06:30 p.m.

Ras Al Khaimah

Behind Specialist Medical Centre, IT Computer Cross, Near Sengar Building material Trading, Dahan Road, Ras Al Khaimah
Tel: 04 387 5777/04 2555530

  • 08:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • 01:00 p.m. to 06:30 p.m.

 

Following are the fee for different visa types that the applicant needs to pay at the BLS International UAE Visa Application Center's submission counter along with the Visa Application.

Visa fee and service charges are non-refundable irrespective of whether visa is issued or not.

** Please note that there is a BLS Service charges of 54.62 AED in addition of the Visa fee for all categories of Visa.

**Effective from 1st January-2018, 5% VAT will be levied on BLS fee, premium lounge fee and Value added services.(selected services

Visa fees and Service charges submitted are non-refundable.

Note: Visa Duration for 1 year or more than one year prior approval required from CGI DUBAI EOI DUBAI & EOI ABU DHABI.

However, if their nationals enter from China, they are required to take visa which will be granted gratis.

Countries exempted from Visa requirement - Bhutan, Nepal & Maldives (upto 90 days).

Attention: All visa applications will be sent to Embassy of India, Abudhabi or Consulate General of India, Dubaifor processing.

Note: Payments will be accepted in cash only.

* Courier Charges: 30 AED
** Courier Charges for Express Delivery Service (EDS): 45 AED (Optional Service)

 

https://blsindiavisa-uae.com/visa/visa-fee.php

 

Medical Visa Information After Your Arrival in India

 

Medical Visa Extension

 

Visa extension is required when one needs more time for his or her recovery that goes beyond his departure date from India. In that case the patient requires an official letter from the concerned hospital authority stating his/her ailment, treatment procedure and the number of days he/she would take to recover completely to go back to his/her own country. The applicant has to go to the FRRO office with the letter and the required documents to extend his/her stay in the country.

 

FRRO

 

Foreign Regional Registration Office controls the registration, departure visa extension and other nuances of the foreign nationals regarding their passports, visa and their stay in India. Foreigners have to register themselves in the FRRO office once they arrive in India. Below is mentioned the documents that are required for FRRO registration:

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

 

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 :https://boi.gov.in/content/general-instructions-registration-foreigners

  • 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)

Source: https://boi.gov.in/content/frro-contact-list

 

Frro Contact List:

 

Place

Name and Designtion

Office address

Telphone

Email

         

Ahmedabad

Shri A B Purabia , FRRO Ahmedabad

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

079-26306606(T) ,
079-26306607 (F)

frroamd@nic.in, For Enquiry: afrro-boi.ahd@nic.in

Amritsar

Shri Manjit Singh , FRRO Amritsar

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

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

frroasr@nic.in

Bangalore

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]

frroblr-ka@nic.in

Calicut

Shri PIUS C PAUL , FRRO, Calicut

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

0495-2323550 ,
0495-2323550(F)

frrocal@nic.in ,frro-clt@nic.in

Chennai

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) ,

chiochn@nic.in, frrochn@nic.in

Cochin

Mr. ANOOP KRISHNA , FRRO , Cochin

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

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

frrococ@nic.in, frro.cochin@nic.in

Delhi

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) ,

frrodli@nic.in, Support Centre:frrodli.support@nic.in

Goa

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)

frrogoa@nic.in

Hyderabad

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 ,

frrohyd@nic.in

Kolkata

Sh. Suresh Kumar Chidvie , FRRO Kolkata

237, A.J.C Bose Road, Kolkata

033-22900549 (T) ,

frrokol@nic.in

Lucknow

Shri Harish Kumar Rai , FRRO, Lucknow

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

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

frrolko@nic.in

Mumbai

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)

frromum@nic.in

Trivandrum

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)

frrotvm@nic.in

 

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:https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html

 

Visa Service fee

 

India e-visa processing fee is the amount of money that the applicant is required to pay in advance for the visa at the time of filling the online Indian visa application. This India visa cost surrounds checking your document and verification by the officer as well as making the decision whether to approve or reject the application.

On your part, this process starts with the filling the online form requiring the personal information, uploading proper documents as per requirements, submitting fees and waiting for the feedback.

Given that the process is online, you cannot make cash payments. Rather, you will be required to use your credit/debit card (ensure it is acceptable) as well as PayPal.

 

Below, we give a breakdown of the India visa cost

 

Visa types

Service fee/person (US Dollar)

e-Tourist Visa

$35

e-Business Visa

$45

e-Medical Visa

$45

e-Medical Attendant Visa

$45

e-Conference Visa

$65

 

Additional Fee

 

Urgent India visa cost is normally higher as it is a first priority visa and will be processed within 1 to 3 days. For this convenience, the charge is $79 per person

Processing Time

    • Normal: For normal e-Visa applicants get it, within 3 to 5 business days.
      Note that, the processing does not start until you pay for the Indian e-visa fees.
    • Urgent: Applicants who are looking for urgent visa, get it within 1 to 3 days.

https://indiaevisas.org/india-visa-fees/

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

https://indiaevisas.org/how-many-airports-and-seaport-are-there-in-india-for-evisa/

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