India has become the most preferred destination in the world for medical tourism. The government of India has introduced medical visa for foreign nationals across the world seeking specialty medical treatment in India for extended periods. A visa-on-arrival system for tourists from few selected countries has been instituted by government of India, which allows foreign nationals to stay in India for 60 days for medical procedures.
Maximum of two attendants who are blood relatives are permissible to accompany the patient under separate Medical Attendant visas. The validity of Medical Attendant Visa will be same as the patient Medical visa. The preliminary duration of Medical visa is up to a year or duration of the treatment, whichever is less. The visa allows maximum of 3 entries during 1 year.
The medical visa is based on certain conditions that are outlined above, but it is required to ensure that people who are immigrating to India are genuinely doing so for the purpose of receiving treatment. Indian immigration authorities require the following criteria to be satisfied due to the above mentioned reasons –
Attendants or members of the family of patients traveling to India will be provided with miscellaneous visas equivalent to the 'M' Visa of patient. These visas are given to the partner / children / in patients' blood relations. Please take note that only up to 2 attendants are out into consideration for miscellaneous visas in one go. These visas are known as MX visas. Such attendants also have to get register themselves with the local FRROs / FROs within fourteen days of entering India.
1. Passport Requirements
2. VISA Application Form
One signed India visa application form and one copy. The application form should be signed and it should mach with the sign in the passport. The Indian visa application form must be printed on two pages, and signed on both pages. The applicant must sign under the photo on the first page, and at the bottom of the second page. Got to Indian Government visa website and select “Regular Visa Application” and fill the form. Take a print out of the completed form and please do not make payment at this stage. Please do remember to read the India Visa Application Guide.
3. Photo Requirements
4. Proof of Address
5. Applicants under the age of 18
Copy of both parents signed passports.
A minor child should sign their name inside the signature box under the photo on first page of the application. If the child is too young to sign their name, the child's thumbprint must be stamped inside the signature box under the photo on first page of the application. On the second page of the application, the minor child should not sign the application. On the second page of the application, both of the child's parents must sign the application, and both parents' signatures should be notarized. Applications without both parents' notarized signatures will not be accepted.
In order to get visa invitation letter from hospital please send following details on this Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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