Medical Tourism Guidelines in India
Medical tourism in India is moving on an upward scale. It, thus, is necessary that one should be aware about the important medical legal guideline so that the requirement and interest of the people looking for health care in India must be met. The Indian Government has devised a number of frameworks consisting of medical legal guidelines. If there is any problem or the treatment done is not satisfactory, there is no legal remedy for patients in the international boundaries. Patients and their attendants must be well-aware of all the legal rules, and medical issues that are involved as there can be a case of uncertainty in medical treatments and procedures.
Current Scenario of Medical Visa in India
A medical visa is issued by the government of India to every medical tourist. This visa can be extended for over one year. A patient who gets this extension, he or she can visit India on medical tour in India, three times in a year, accompanied by an attendant who can be a friends or a relative.
Visa & Travel Assistance
Our visa and travel assistance desk is operational 24x7x365 to offer services related to healthcare in India for international patients.
If you are a foreign national planning to travel to India to treat your medical conditions, you will require a medical visa for every time that you travel outside of your country of residence. Our medical coordinators will issue a medical letter to you, which will help you in getting your medical visa from the respective embassy.
Validity of visa and the extension of visa :
In the starting, a visa is valid for the period of the treatment or for a span of a year, whichever is less. This can be extended further for a year by the FRROs or the State Government if the patients shows the medical certificate or if the same is advised by recognized/reputed/specialized medical institutions in India. If extension is required after this also the Ministry of Affairs has the power to do this on recommendation of FRROs or the State Government, assisted by correct medical papers. This kind of a visa is valid for a maximum of 3 visits to India in span of one year. Permission for one extra entry can also be given by FRRO/the State Government in the case of emergency situations.
Following are the procedures and the conditions for which one can apply for a medical visa to India:
Medical Guidelines :
Following are some important medical guidelines to be kept in mind by every visitor in order to avoid any kind of problem in medical treatment or process: