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Medical or Medical Attendant Visa


Medical Visa is meant for those foreigners whose sole objective of visit to India is to seek medical treatment in established/recognised/specialised Hospital/Treatment Centres in India for serious ailments.

Medical Attendant Visa is granted to the attendant / family members of the patient coming to India for medical treatment. This visa is co-terminus with Medical Visa of the patient.

A maximum of two persons (Attendant and family members of the patient) are allowed to apply for this visa. The applicant is required to produce a letter from established / recognised / specialised Hospital / Treatment Centres in India confirming that assistance is required by the patient on Medical Visa with the Medical Attendant’s name included in the said letter.

*Applicants of Pakistani origin are requested to see this link before applying for an Indian visa.

Documents Required

  • Duly filled up and printed copy of the Online Application Form (click here).
  • Canadian/Foreign passport* (Original and Copy)
  • Proof of Address
  • Photograph (link)
  • Surrender Certificate (mandatory only for Indian origin foreign nationals)
  • Medical invitation letter from the hospital
  • Copies of medical reports / documents regarding treatment
  • Documents establishing adequate financial standing for expenditure on treatment and travel in India
  • Fee (For Canadian nationals link) (For non-Canadian nationals link)

Additional documents for Minor Visa application

  • Minor Consent form
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport copies of both the parents
  • For child having single parent-enclose copy of child custody order from court (having sole custody of the child with the parent applying for visa) / Death Certificate, etc. as the case maybe.


  1. For details about the above, please see the Information Booklet. Please go through all the details mentioned in the Checklist, Information Booklet and application form carefully before submitting the application.
  2. In case required, additional documents can be asked by the Consulate.
  3. While submitting the application, please keep the documents with the application form as per the above serial order.





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