Documents for Indian Medical Visa from Canada


You would be eligible for medical visa if your purpose to travel to India is medical treatment. A patient should seek treatment at a recognized, reputed and specialized hospital or healthcare centre in India. Maximum of two medical attendants are allowed to accompany with the patient who can be family members or close associates. Serious ailments that are of primary considerations in granting a medical visa are as follows:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Joint replacements
  • Ophthalmic disorders
  • Renal disorders
  • Cardiac problems
  • Congenital disorders
  • Organ transplantations
  • Radiotherapy
  • Plastic surgery
  • Gene therapy and many more

Must-have documents that are required for Indian medical visa application from Canada:

  • Print of the correctly filled online application form.
  • One photo of 51mm x 51mm to be pasted on the first page of the application form.
  • Signature in the application form should match with the signature in the applicant’s passport. (Both adults and minors).
  • Original Canadian passport with a validity of 190 days and 2 blank pages.
  • In case of non-Canadian/foreign passports:
    • An additional form has to be filled completely and signed. Download the form from the link right here.
    • P.R. card or Work Permit valid for at least 6 months as proof of work status in Canada.
    • Driver’s license, bank statement or utility bill as proof of address in Canada. The bank statement and the utility bill have to be less than 6 months old.
    • All the documents required from non-Canadians remain the same in three jurisdiction of Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver except in Vancouver a proof of address is not required.
  • An official letter from a registered doctor or hospital in Canada stating the applicant’s medical history and recommending his/her specialized treatment in India, the nature of assistance required by the applicant for medical treatment and the name of the medical attendant.
  • An official letter from the concerned reputed, recognized and specialized hospital in India stating the date, place and duration of medical treatment.
  • Proof of enough financial funds to support oneself during his/her stay in India.
  • In case of minors (below 18) the following documents are required:
    • Minor Consent Form – duly completed and signed by both parents.
    • Both parents’ copies of passports and proof of address
    • Minor travelling without parents should have notarized Affidavit indicating consent to travel which both parents have to sign.
    • If either parent is out of the country while applying, that parent is to provide the following in addition:
      • Duly completed and signed Minor Consent Form.
      • Notarized Affidavit indicating consent to spouse to travel with minor.
      • Notarized photocopy of passport from Notary Public. Scanned copy of online visa application duly signed at Page 2.
    • Supporting documents of parent residing in Canada that include a copy of Passport and a copy of address proof.





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