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Medical Visa to India from Oman. All about Visa application process, cost of Visa, embassy details, documents required and important websites.
Medical visa is only granted to those whose only purpose to travel to another is medical treatment.
Patient should seek treatment at a recognized/reputed/specialized hospital/healthcare center in India.
The patient is allowed with maximum two medical attendants to accompany him/her. They can be his/her family members or close associates.
Serious ailments like neurosurgery, joint replacements ophthalmic disorders, renal disorders, cardiac problems, congenital disorders, organ transplantations, radiotherapy, plastic surgery, gene therapy and others are of primary considerations in granting a medical visa. The list of treatments is non-exhaustive.
Original passport having six months validity beyond the date of intended departure from India and should have at least 2 blank pages.
Photocopy of the first 5 pages of the passport and address page.
Residence proof or ID Card issued by the Government of Oman.
One to be pasted and another to be stapled at specified places in the application form.
Print of online application form that is completely, correctly and neatly filled in English.
Pakistani nationals in Oman have to fill a Special Visa application form (4 copies with 5 photos).
Official letter of reference from the Oman doctor or hospital stating the need for the applicant to have specialized treatment abroad.
A letter from the concerned Indian hospital stating the appointment made by the applicant and the willingness on their behalf to undertake the treatment.
Go to Indian Visa Online and click on Regular Visa Application.
Fill up the important credentials: your country’s name, high commission, date of birth, nationality, e-mail id, expected date of arrival in India and visa type. Enter the access code and click Continue.
The form consists of a total of three pages. Fill up each page of the form with your correct details. Click Save and Continue at the bottom after you finish filling up each page.
Enter details of your family address and your profession or occupation.
Enter your medical visa application details regarding the hospital in your country and the concerned hospital in India, duration of treatment, no. of entries, purpose of visit, expected date of journey, expected time of arrival and departure, other information, details about SAARC country visit and reference.
You can upload your picture or paste it after you take out a print of the filled application form. If you want to upload your recent picture in the online form, click on Upload Photo.
After you click Save and Continue on the third page, a preview containing all your details will appear.
Go through them thoroughly. Click on Modify/Edit if there is any mistake.
Click on Verified and Continue if all the data entered by you are correct.
Go through the set of instructions that appear on the new window and press OK for final registration. To modify details click Cancel.
After clicking OK a window will appear where you would have to select the appointment date for submission of application at the Mission Counter. Click on Confirm the Appointment.
Another new window will open after you have clicked on Confirm the Appointment, bearing two options to Print or Save the online application. Save the online application. Do not print it immediately as you may lose the application by doing so.
Click on Print Registered Application to get the hardcopy of your application form.
If you haven’t uploaded your picture in the online application form, then paste it in the photo box on the first page. The photograph should be exactly the same size as the box (2inch X 2inch).
Put your signature on the rectangular box just below the photo box. Do the same in the box at the bottom of the second page.
Finally, submit the application form along with the required documents at the Mission Counter on the appointed date, mentioned at the right margin of the application, during the working hours.
The medical visa processing fee from Oman to India is R.O. 31.800 or 83 USD. Medical visa fees are outsourced to Indian Passport and Visa Service Centre of M/s. BLS International Services. Submission of application and payment of medical visa fees should be done only at BLS Centers.
Five days are taken approximately to process medical visa from Oman to India.
Indian Embassy in Oman
Diplomatic Area, Jami at Al-Dowal Al-Arabia Street, Diplomatic Qtrs., Al-Khuwair, PO Box 1727, Postal Code: 112, Ruwi Muscat Oman
+968 – 2469 8291 (General)
+968 – 2469 2791 (Consular)
+968 – 2469 5981 (24hr Emergency; only for labour and welfare issues)
8:30am – 5:00pm (Embassy remains closed on Fridays and Saturdays)
BLS International Service Centre in Oman
Al Tamimah Building (Polyglot Institute), C Block, 4th Floor, Wattaya, Muscat
+968 – 24568970 / 24568971 (9:00 am – 5:00pm)
Submission of application
8:00am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 5:30pm
Delivery of visa
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday to Thursday
Visa extension is required when one needs more time for his or her recovery that goes beyond his departure date from India. In that case the patient requires an official letter from the concerned hospital authority stating his/her ailment, treatment procedure and the number of days he/she would take to recover completely to go back to his/her own country. The applicant has to go to the FRRO office with the letter and the required documents to extend his/her stay in the country.
Foreign Regional Registration Office controls the registration, departure visa extension and other nuances of the foreign nationals regarding their passports, visa and their stay in India. Foreigners have to register themselves in the FRRO office once they arrive in India. Below is mentioned the documents that are required for FRRO registration:
Photocopy of the passport and the initial visa.
Four photographs of the applicant.
Details of residence in India.