As we know the medical sector of India is booming at a tremendous pace. There are numerous medical specialties which India is offering to the world at a very reasonable cost. Also, due to being a birthplace for Ayurveda, various healings are only available in India. Therefore India is now known worldwide for its medical facilities which attract the seekers from different corners of the world.
The Indian government has introduced e- Medical visa to attract foreign nationals so that they can avail the specific medical treatment at recognized and specialized medical centers and hospitals. For attaining the e-Visa, the treatment should be significant enough such as Joint replacement, Neurosurgery, heart surgery, gene therapy, organ transplant, and plastic surgery.
The online medical visa India is an easy way to avail permission from the Indian government for pursuing medical treatment in the country for a maximum of 60 days. Also, it allows 3 entries along with the validity period of 120 days.
Applying for this visa type is quite a straightforward process. The seekers need to fill an online form with the information given below:
After this, one needs to answer a few necessary questions and attach the required documents. At last, you need to check out by paying the visa fee using a Debit/credit card or PayPal account.
Few considerably significant instructions you need to follow while applying for Indian e-Visa:
The normal visa processing takes 5-7 days but some of the applicants do not have enough time to wait for this duration and hence the government also provides provision of urgent processing. It takes 24-72 hours to avail the urgent e-Medical visa. The process of application remains the same for urgent processing,
Here is the list of eligible countries and territories which can apply for e-Medical visa India:
|Albania||Andorra||Angola||Anguilla||Antigua & Barbuda|
|Bolivia||Bosnia & Herzegovina||Botswana||Brazil||Brunei|
|Bulgaria||Burundi||Cambodia||Cameroon Union Republic||Canada|
|Cape Verde||Cayman Island||Chile||China||China- SAR Hongkong|
|China- SAR Macau||Colombia||Comoros||Cook Islands||Costa Rica|
|Cote d'Ivoire||Croatia||Cuba||Cyprus||Czech Republic|
|Denmark||Djibouti||Dominica||Dominican Republic||East Timor|
|Nicaragua||Niger Republic||Niue Island||Norway||Oman|
|Palau||Palestine||Panama||Papua New Guinea||Paraguay|
|Republic of Korea||Republic of Macedonia||Romania||Russia||Rwanda|
|St Kitts and Nevis||Saint Lucia||Vincent & Grenadines||Samoa||San Marino|
|Slovakia||Slovenia||Solomon Islands||South Africa||Spain|
|Trinidad & Tobago||Turks & Caicos Island||Tuvalu||UAE||Uganda|
|Vanuatu||Vatican City-Holy See||Venezuela||Vietnam||Zambia and Zimbabwe|
As a matter of fact, there is a particular list of airports and seaports which entertain the e-Visa holders. Here is the list:
You need to apply within 120 days of your travel date but at least 4 days in advance of the date of travel.
No, only the patient is granted the e-Medical visa, however, the family members who have blood relations with the patient can apply for the e-Medical attendant visa.
The validity period of your e-Medical visa begins from the date of arrival into India and 60-day stay is allowed in a single entry.
Once approved, you will receive the e-Visa via email. You need to carry a copy of the ETA at the time of travel and make sure the ETA status is shown as granted before proceeding for the journey.