Medical Visa (for the patient)

Who can apply?

A Medical Visa is given to those who are travelling to India for seeking medical treatment  in reputed/recognized specialized hospitals/treatment centers in India.

Up to two attendants who are blood relatives are allowed to accompany the applicant under Medical Attendant visas, and the Medical Attendant visa will have the same validity as the Medical visa.

The list of ailments would be neuro-surgery; ophthalmic disorders; heart-related problems; renal disorders; organ transplantation; congenital disorders; gene-therapy; radio-therapy; plastic surgery; joint replacement, etc.

The initial duration of the visa is up to a year or the period of the treatment, whichever is less. The visa will be valid for a maximum of 3 entries during the 1 year.

Required Documents

  1. Application form in one copy, filled in English on the website ,  printed and signed in two places: under the photo at the end of the questionnaire.
  2. 2. color photograph (3.5 x 4.5 cm) of good quality, on a white background.
    1. A valid passport for travel abroad (passport validity must be at least 6 month  from the date of application for a visa in the passport must be at least two-page opening).
    2. The copies of  the relevant pages of the Internal Passport (front page, the page where the address is mentioned, the page about previously issued international passports)
  3. Copy of  first page of the International Passport
  4. Invitation Letter from Indian Hospital with Passport details in Letter Head , stamp and signature of  Doctor
  5. Appendix  5 has to be filled by Indian Hospital with stamp and signature of Doctor
  6. Conclusion from Russia on the completion of the survey with translation into English.
  7. Analyses from Russian side with translation in English Language
  8. A letter from the Russian clinic stating that they cannot provide treatment, thats  way  they are sending them to India . With English translation

An application for submission of documents for a visa can be submitted personally by the applicant, either through an accredited travel agency, or by a notarized power of attorney

Visa Fee Schedule

Visa Fee (October 1, 2018)

As part of further liberalization, simplification and rationalization of visa regime in India to facilitate greater movement & interaction between the people of the two countries, multiple entry, Tourist and Business visa for a period of 5 years can be granted to the Russian nationals.

The Visa Service Charge for the nationals of the Russian Federation and the visa fee for the remaining nationalities have been adjusted to the prevailing exchange rates. The new rates for the Visa Service Charges for all types of visas for the Russian nationals is as follows :

Entry/Type of visa Visa Fee ICWF Service Charge Grand Total
Single Entry 2922 220 237 3379
Double Entry 6574 220 237 7031
Multiple Entry 8765 220 237 9222

The new rates shall come into effect from October 1, 2018. The Government charges @ Russian ICWF charge - Ruble 207/- and the service charges of the Outsourcing Agency will continue to remain the same till further notice.

Important Notes:

  1. In cases where prior reference is required, the processing time is usually 4-6 working days.
  2. Citizen of Czech Republic and Slovak Republic, processing time is a minimum of 21 working days.
  3. It is strongly recommended that Non –Russian nationals apply  for the shortest duration available

Bhutan and Nepal do not need a visa to enter India.


  1. Special category countries:

Special category countries


Visa not required except when entering from China and that too gratis


Visa not required


RUB 605


RUB 1805


RUB 3755


RUB 905

Sri Lanka

(3 MONTH/6MONTH)- RUB 3755
(1 Year)- RUB 5355


Medical Visa Fee

Processing Time


    Term reviewed Usually, however, this time depends on various factors, such as location, place of issue of your old passport, your current visa status, etc., and may vary from time to time. The time mentioned here does not include shipping time spent at work courier companies. Incomplete applications will result in delays in issuing visas and applicants must comply with any changes in the order that may arise during this time.

    We kindly ask you to start preparing for the trip only after receiving the service. BLS / OT / CGI is not responsible for any claims relating to inconveniences or penalties when an applicant is required to make changes to their travel plans due to delays and / or inconvenience because of the refusal of a visa.

    Average processing time is 5 business days for all types of visas, including business visas, provided that all documents are in order. However, the issuance of visas for foreign citizens to be more long-term process and takes longer.

Click below mention links to download form

Online Visa Application Click here to fill online