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Medical Visa from Somalia to India

Eligibility for Indian Medical Visa from Somalia

  • For the application of Indian medical visa, the sole purpose of visit of the applicants should be medical treatment.

  • Hospitals in India consulted by the patients should be recognized/reputed/specialized.

  • Maximum two medical attendants are allowed to accompany the patient who is his/her family member/relative/spouse.

  • A medical visa is granted for cardiology treatments, neurology treatments, orthopedic treatment, organ transplantations, congenital deformity / disease and others that are included in its non-exhaustive list.   


Important Documents Required for Indian Medical Visa from Somalia

  • Original passport with 6 months validity.

  • Print of completely filled online application form.

  • Copy of ticket (both sides).

  • Medical report from the local doctor in Somalia

  • Visa invitation letter from the concerned hospital in India.

  • Yellow Fever Vaccination Card.

  • Copy of bank statement as proof of funds.

  • Letter of police verification from the local police.

  • A letter of no objection from the concerned Embassy of Somalia (Ethiopia / Kenya) from where the patient is applying for medical visa.


Note: The No Objection Letter is retrieved from the Embassy of Somalia located in Kenya and Ethiopia whereas the medical visa application has to be submitted at the Indian High Commission of any of the two countries.    


Online Application of Indian Medical Visa from Somalia

  • In the website of Indian Visa Online, click on Regular Visa Application and select the following from the drop down:

    • The name of your country

    • High commission

    • Nationality

    • Type of Visa

    • Purpose of Visit

  • Select your date of birth and the estimated arrival date, enter your email ID and the access code and click Continue.

  • Fill the three paged online application form with correct information. Click on Save and Continue at the end of each age.

  • Enter details about yourself and your passport in the first page of the form.

  • Provide details concerning your present address, your permanent address, family and your profession / occupation in the second page.

  • Enter particulars regarding the local hospital consulted, the hospital in India you will be having treatment in, time required for the treatment, no. of entries, purpose of visit, expected date of journey, arrival and departure dates, your previous trip to SAARC countries and reference.

  • If you are travelling to India for your medical treatment through Vaidam’s assistance then you can provide the company’s contact details as reference in case you do not have one in India.

  • You will have to upload your photograph following the guidelines listed below:

    • The size of the photo should not be more than 15-20 KB and of size 2inch x 2inch.

    • JPEG should be the format of the photo.

    • The photo should have equal height and width with dimensions between 350 and 1000 pixels.

    • Full face of the applicant should be clear in the photo with frontal view and eyes open.

    • The background color should be white / light colored.

    • There should be no borders / shadows on the face and the background.    

  • Go through the preview of the application form that appears on a new window after you click on Save and Continue on the last page of the form.

  • Click on Verfied and Continue if all the details entered by you are correct. In case of changes and rectifications, click on Modify and Edit.

  • Read the set of instructions that appear on a new window carefully and click on Confirm the Appointment. To change any of the data, click Cancel.

  • Select a suitable date of appointment for the submission of the online visa application at the concerned Mission Counter.

  • Save your online visa application form before you print it.

  • Go to the homepage of the Indian Visa Online website and click on Print Registered Application.

  • Select your visa type and the Indian Mission, type in your application ID, date of birth, passport number and the access code and click on Reprint.

  • Put your full signature in the required places in the form and submit the application along with the necessary documents at the Mission Counter on the appointed date. The date is mentioned at the right margin of the application.


Indian Medical Visa Processing Fees

The processing fee of Indian medical visa is USD 80. In case the patient applies for an emergency medical visa, the cost would be USD 120.

A charge of USD 50 is incurred by the applicants for the No Objection letter issued by the Somalian Embassy.


Contact Details and Working Hours Of Somalia Embassy in Ethiopia and Kenya

Embassy of Somalia in Kenya


Mr Ali Mohamed Sheekh (Charge de' Affairs)


Somali Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya Likoni Lane, off Dennis Pritt Road Kilimani P. O. Box 623 00606 Nairobi Kenya

Phone No.

  • (+254) 20 273 1812 


  • (+254) 20 273 1812

Email ID

Working Hours0900 - 1600 hours


Embassy of Somalia in Ethiopia


Mr Siad Ahmed Nur


Somali Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Bole KK, Kebele-20, H No. 558 P. O. Box: 1643 Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Phone No.

 (+251-11) 6180673, 6180674 


(+251-11) 6180680

Email ID

Working Hours

  • Mon - Thu: 09:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00

  • Fri: 09:00-12:30


Indian High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya


3, Harambee Avenue Jeevan Bharati Building P.O. Box No.30074-00100 Nairobi Kenya


  • +254-20-222566
  • +254-20-222567
  • +254-20-224500
  • +254-20-225104




Website URL

Working DaysMonday - Friday 
Working Hours
  • Receiving Applications: 0930 -1130 hours
  • Collection of visa: 1500 - 1600 hours 


Consulate of India in Kenya


Bank of India Bldg, 3rd Flr Nkrumah Rd PO Box 90164,Mombasa Mombasa Kenya






Website URL


Indian High Commission in Ethiopia


House No.658, Yeka Sub City, Woreda 07, Kebele 08 (near Auxm Hotel), Addis Ababa, Ethiopa


  • 011-6362010 
  • 011-6362600  
  • 011-6362034  
  • 011-6362279


  • 00251-11-1235547 
  • 00251-11-1235548

Email ID

Working Days

Monday - Friday

Working Hours
  • Receiving Applications: 0930 - 1130 hours
  • Collection of Visa: 1630 - 1700 hours


Embassy of India


Kebena, Aware, next to Bel Air Hotel, P.O. Box 528 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Phone No.





[email protected]


Medical Visa Information after Your Arrival in India

Medical Visa Extension

Medical visa extension is required when one has to stay in India for his/her treatment beyond the duration of his/her medical visa. In that case, after his/her medical visa expires or just a few days before its expiry date, one has to go to the FRRO office along with an official document from the hospital stating the patient’s name, his/her treatment procedure and the extra time required for the completion of his / her treatment and other necessary documents .



It is mandatory for international travellers to get themselves registered at FRRO offices after their arrival in India. FRRO or Foreign Regional Registration Office administers the important official nuances regarding the visa, arrival, stay and departure of foreigners. The documents required for an FRRO registration is listed below:

  • Application form.

  • Photocopy of the passport and the initial visa.

  • Four photographs of the applicant.

  • Details of his/her stay in India.


Contact Details of FRRO Offices in India:


Name and Designation

Office Address


Email ID


Shri A.B Purabia, FRRO Ahmedabad

Barrack No. 2, First Floor, Govt. Polytechnic Campus, Ambawadi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat-380015

  • 079-26306606(T) 

  • 079-26306607 (F)


Shri Manjit Singh, 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

  • 080-22218195,

  • 080-22218183,

  • 080-22218110

  • 080-22218196 [Fax]


Shri M Ananda Kumar , FRRO, Calicut

20/1305, Castle View, Thiruvannur Road, Panniyankara,Kallai PO, Kozhikode,KERALA-673003

  • 0495-2323550 , 

  • 0495-2323550(Fax)


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(Fax)


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)


Shri Prabhakar , FRRO Delhi

East Block —VIII, Level -2, Sector -1, R.K Puram, New Delhi-66

  • 011-26711384 (T)

  • 011-26711348 (Fax)

  • Support Centre:011-26711443, 011-26713851 (Timings-0800 hrs to 2000 hrs)


Shri. V A Gupta IPS , FRRO Goa

Foreigners Branch, Goa Police Head Quarters, Opposite to Azad Maidan, Panaji. Pin : 403001

  • 0832 242 65 45 (Tel)

  • 0832 242 65 45 (Fax)


Shri P K Sethy , FRRO Hyderabad

Foreigners Regional Registration Officer, Bureau of Immigration (MHA), Govt. of India, Room No. 301, 3rd Floor, CGO Towers, Kavadiguda, Hyderabad-500080

  • 040-27541022 (T)

  • 040-27541088

  • 040-27541087 (F)


Sh. Suresh Kumar Chidvie , 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)


Mrs. Supriya Patil Yadav , 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)

To know more about medical visa extension and FRRO click here.

Assistance in Medical Visa

For our complimentary assistance in getting Medical Visa to India, submit enquiry or email on [email protected] You can also call or whatsapp us on +91-9650001746 . We usually respond within 2 hours of receiving the enquiry.

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Bipasha Mitra

Published Date
: 25-Aug-2017

Bipasha Mitra 

After completing her Bachelors Degree in English and PG Diploma in Journalism, Bipasha started her career in writing. With an eye for detail and a creative bent of mind, she emphatically crafts patient's stories, and pens blogs and articles understanding what the readers want to know and should know for their medical treatment.

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