The Medical visa is admissible to all foreign nationals seeking Medicare in recognized specialty hospitals or treatment centers in India. Although non exhaustive, following illustrative list of serious ailments would be of primary consideration; neuro-surgery; ophthalmic disorders; heart related problems; renal disorders; organ transplantations; plastic surgery; joint replacement etc.
Visa Applicants need to apply online at https://www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/ along with:
Two recent passport size photographs
Passport in original with photocopies of its first five pages
A referral letter or preliminary medical advice from the Abu Dhabi or Al Ain hospital, recommending specialized medical treatment abroad.
Letter from the medical hospital in India, indicating appointment or showing willingness to undertake treatment.
The initial period of such a visa will be one year or for the period of treatment whichever is less. Unlike the tourist visa, this can be extended in India, with supporting Medical documents.
Such visa will be valid for maximum three entries during one year.