Eligibility for Medical Visa from Oman to India
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.
Important Documents Required for Indian Medical Visa Application from Oman
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.
Online application of Indian Medical Visa from Oman
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.
If you travel to India for your treatment only through Vaidam’s assistance but do not have a reference in India, then you can provide Vaidam’s office address and contact number of patient relations as mentioned here.
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.
Indian Medical Visa Processing Fee
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.
Indian Medical Visa Processing Time
Five days are taken approximately to process medical visa from Oman to India.
Contact Details and Working Hours of Indian High Commission and Visa Application Centres in Oman
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
Medical Visa Information After Your Arrival in India
Medical Visa Extension
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.
Details of Foreigner's Regional Registration Offices (Primarily for visa extension / renewal which may be required for longer duration of treatment)
Name and Designation
Shri Rajendra Kumar , FRRO Ahmedabad
Second Floor, Foreigners Section Office, Commissioner of Police, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Shri S. N. Sharma , FRRO Amritsar
Bureau of Immigration, D-123, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar - 143001
0183- 2500464 (T) 0183- 2500465 (F)
Shri Ganesh Kumar , FRRO Bangalore
5th Floor, 'A' Block, TTMC, BMTC Bus Stand Building, K.H. Road, Shantinagar, Bangalore 560027
080- 22218196 [Fax]
Shri C.Unnikrishn an , FRRO, Calicut
20/1305, Castle View, Thiruvannur Road, Panniyankara,Kallai PO, Kozhikode,KERALA – 673003
0495- 2323550 ,
Dr. K.A. Senthil Velan , FRRO Chennai
No. 26 Shastri Bhawan Annexe Building 26 Haddows Road, Nungabakkam, Chennai-600006
044- 23454970 (Direct), [044- 28251721 (Help Desk - For Queries, Timings - 0600 hrs to 2200 hrs)] , 044-23454971
Mr. K. Sethu Raman , FRRO, Cochin
2nd Floor, Airlines Building, Cochin International Airport Ltd.,Airport PO, Cochin- 683111, Kerala
0484- 2611277 (T) , 0484 2611277 (Fax)
Ms. I.B Rani , FRRO Delhi
East Block —VIII, Level -2 Sector -1 , R.K Puram New Delhi-66 011
26711384 (T) , 011- 26711348
Shri Shekhar M Prabhudessai , FRRO Goa
Goa Police Head Quarters Building, Ground floor, Near Azad Maidan, Panaji, Goa
0832- 2428623 (T) 0832- 2428623 (F)
Shri Anil Kumar , FRRO Hyderabad
Bureau of Immigration (Ministry of Home Affairs), Old Airport R.G Terminal, Begumpet, Hyderabad-500016
040- 27900211 (T), 040- 27901022 , 040- 27900388 (F)
Shri Shakeel Ahmed , FRRO
Kolkata 237, A.J.C Bose Road, Kolkata
033- 22900549 (T)
Shri Harish Kumar Rai , FRRO
Lucknow 557, Hind Nagar, Kanpur Road Near Old Chungi Lucknow-226012
0522- 2432431 (T) 0522- 2432430 (F)
Ms. Aswati Dorje , FRRO
Mumbai Annex-|| Bldg., 3rd Floor Badruddin Tayyabji Marg, Behind St.Xavier College, C.S.T Mumbai 400001
(The Landmark is near C.S.T railway station and the office is in the lane beside the Times of india building.), For Enquiries on Registration and Visa Services Phone 022-22620446, Enquiry For PIO/OCI phone 022- 22621167
022- 22621169 (T) 022- 22620721 (F)
Sh. K.K. Jayamohan , FRRO Trivandrum
T.C.14/1377, Vazhuthacaud opposite Ganpati temple, Thycaud. P.O Trivandrum-14
0471- 2333515(T) 0471- 2333514 (F)
E-Tourist Visa from Oman to India
E-tourist visa can be used for medical travel when patients require short term medical treatments or check-ups. Here are the documents that are required for E-tourist visa.
PDF version of the scanned first page of the passport.
The size of the PDF should be 10KB to 300KB.
A digital photograph is to be uploaded. The photograph should maintain the following criteria:
Size: 10KB to 1MB
The height and width of the photo should be equal.
Photo should have full face, front view and eyes open.
Center head within the frame. Head from top of the hair to the bottom of the chin of the individual should be prominent.
Background should be plain light colored or white.
There should be no shadows on the face or on the background.
The photo should not have any borders.
- Embassy of India in Muscat, Oman
- BLS International Services, Oman
- Contacts of Officers of the Mission
- Location of BLS International Centre
- Contact Details of the Embassy
- Bureau of Immigration
- FRRO contact details
- Foreign Registration Related Services
- Things to remember During Visa Extension
- Online Registration
- Health Regulation