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Medical travel from Bangladesh to India

Medical Travel from Bangladesh to India

According to the figures of the Ministry of Tourism, the inflow of medical tourists coming from Bangladesh increased to as much as 83% in the last three years. While as many as 120,388 Bangladeshis came to India for medical treatment in 2015, this number increased to 221,751 in 2017. Overall, the number of medical tourists saw an increase of more than double in these three years.

Tata Memorial Hospital, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Apollo Hospitals, Indigo Women’s Center, Asian Heart Institute, Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Rabindranath Tagore International Institute Of Cardiac Sciences and Max Super Specialty Hospital are among the most preferred hospitals of Bangladeshi patients.

Availability of affordable transportation, accommodation and halal food is the key to Bangladeshis flocking to India

Eligibility for Indian medical visa for Bangladesh nationals

  • Medical visa is granted to those whose travel to India only for medical treatment.
  • Bangladesh passport holders are not eligible for eVisa medical processing to India. They must fill the application form online and submit the hard copy to any Indian visa application centres.
  • Patient must have invitation letter from a recognized/reputed/specialized hospital/healthcare center in India.Medinovita helps patient to book appointment in hospitals in India and get the invitation letter for the medival visa.Click here to request the invitational letter.
  • Only up to two medical attendants are allowed to accompany him/her. They can be his/her family members or close associates.
  • Passport should have at least six months validity from the date of arrival in India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer.
  • International Travellers should have the return ticket or onward journey ticket, with sufficient money to spend during his/ her stay in India.

General documents required for Indian medical visa

  • Passport, in original, with a minimum validity of six months as on the date of submission of the application for the visa. The passport should have at least two blank pages. Copy of the passport (first four pages and endorsement of extension of validity if any) should be attached. All old passports must be submitted with the application form
  • One recent (not less than 3 months old) passport-size colour photograph depicting full face
  • Proof of Residence: A copy of National ID Card and Utility Bill such as electricity, telephone, gas or water bill (not less than 6-month-old)
  • Proof of Profession: Certificate from the employer. In case of students, a copy of Identity card from the educational institution is to be attached.
  • Proof of Financial soundness: Endorsement of foreign currency equivalent to US$150/- per applicant and/or a copy of international credit card and/or updated bank statement, as the case may be, showing sufficient balance to finance travel.
  • Online Visa Application form which has both BGD Registration No. and date of appointment with time
  • Applicants would be required to scan and upload their photograph in the designated space provided in the online application form.
  • Applicants must make sure that their date of birth & place of birth in the current passport matches with the one in the old passport, NID card and birth certificate.
  • All old passport must be submitted on the date of appointment, without all old passport application will be treated as incomplete.
  • Bangladeshi passport holder all categories of Indian visas, except Tourist (T) visas, are accepted on a walk-in basis without an online appointment date / E-token.

Medical documents required for Indian medical visa

  • Medical certificate, in original, from recognized hospitals/ doctors indicating in detail the medical condition of the patient
  • Recommendation from the attending doctor for availing treatment abroad in case of first visit
  • Recommendation from the attending doctor in India in case of continued treatment in India
  • In case of hospitalization or long term treatment, proof of financial resources, as indicated below, may be sought:
    • Bank statements for last 6 months
    • Solvency certificate from Bank

Documents required for organ transplant in India

  • Separate notarized agreements between the donor and the recipient duly signed by either parties. The agreement should also specify the relationship between the donor and the recipient.
  • Notarized consent letter from the care taker.
  • Notarized consent letter from the parents or either of the parents, in case of minor children
  • Medical reports and letter from the Ministry of Health.
  • All the above documents should be duly attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before submission.
  • Click here to request for the invitational letter..Alternatively you can email us or WhatsApp us on +91-9740177277 to book doctor appointments and invitation letter.

Visa processing fee

There is no visa fee for Bangladeshi passport holders applying for Indian medical visa.

Visa processing time

7 days.

Details of Indian Embassies / High Commissions / Consulates for applying medical visa

There are three Indian Consulates in Bangladesh where people can directly apply medical visa to India
These are located at Gulshan( Dhaka), Uposhahar(Rajshahi), Khulshi(Chittagong)

Floor - G1, South Court, Jamuna Future Park ,
Progoti Sharani, Dhaka - 1229
LOCAL: +880 9612-333666
International: +880 9612-333666
LOCAL: +880 9612-333666
International: +880 9612-333666
284/II, Housing Estate Sopura
Uposhahar, Rajshahi
LOCAL: (0721) 861.213
International: +880.721.861.213
LOCAL: (0721) 861.212
International: +880.721.861.212
Holding No. 2111
Zakir Hossain Road, Khulshi
Chittagong Bangladesh
LOCAL: (031) 654.148
International: +880.31.654.148
LOCAL: (031) 654.147
International: +880.31.654.147

Details of authorized agencies in Bangladesh for applying Indian visa

There are eight Indian visa application centres (IVACD) managed by State Bank of India in Bangladesh.
These are located at Jessore, Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna, Rajshahi, Mymensingh,Barisal and Rangpur

210, Narail Road, Jessore
(Opposite of BADC seed storage godown suparibagan)
Jessore, Bangladesh.
09612 333 666, 09614 333 66609612 333
297/1, Masakanda,
1st Floor, Masakanda Bus Stand,
09612 333 666, 09614 333 66609614 333
North City Super Market,
1st Floor, Barisal City Corporation,
Amrita Lal Dey Road,Barisal
09612 333 666, 09614 333 66609614 333
J B Sen Road,
Opposite Ram Krishana Mission,
Mahigonj, Rangpur
2111, Zakir Hossain Road, Habib Lane,
Opposite Holy Crescent Hospital, Chittaghong
State Bank of India
Roseview Complex, Shahjalal Upashahar, Sylhet-3100
00-88-0821 -
Dr. Motiar Rahman Tower,
64, KDA Avenue, KDA Commercial Area,
Banking Zone, Khulna-9100,Bangladesh
Morium Ali Tower,
Holding No-18, Plot No-557, 1ST Floor,
Old Bilsimla, Greater Road,
Barnali More, 1ST Floor, Ward No-10,Rajshahi.

Step by step process to apply Indian medical visa from Bangladesh

  • Go to 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, the 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 Medinovita’s assistance, then you can provide Medinovita’s office address and contact number of patient relations. However, an email seeking permission to use Medinovita's reference is required.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Extension of Indian medical visa

The initial period for the medical visa is up to a period of one year or the period of treatment whichever less, which can be extended for a further period up to one year by the State Government/ FRROs on the production of medical certificate/ advice from the reputed/ recognized/ specialized hospitals in the country.
Any further extension will be granted by the Ministry of Home Affairs only on the recommendations of the State Government/ FRROs supported by appropriate Medical documents. Such visa will be valid for maximum three entries during one year. State Government/ FRROs may permit one additional entry in an emergent situation if required.

Documents needed for the extension of Indian medical visa

  • Application form.
  • Photocopy of the passport and the initial visa.
  • Four photographs of the applicant.
  • Details of residence in India

Contact details of FRRO's for the extension of Indian medical visa

Bangalore5th Floor, 'A' Block,
TTMC, BMTC Bus Stand Building,
K.H.Road, Shantinagar,
Bangalore - 560027
Calicut20/1305, Castle View, Thiruvannur Road,
Panniyankara,Kallai PO,
Kozhikode,Kerala- 673003
ChennaiNo. 26 Shastri Bhawan Annexe,Building 26
Haddows Road,Nungabakkam,
Cochin2nd Floor, Airlines Building, Cochin
International Airport Ltd.,Airport PO,
Cochin- 683111,Kerala
DelhiEast Block —VIII,Level -2 Sector -1
R.K Puram New Delhi-66
Kolkata237, A.J.C Bose Road,
MumbaiAnnex-|| Bldg., 3rd Floor Badruddin
Tayyabji Marg,Behind St.Xavier College, C.S.T

Details of authorized agency in India for medical travel assistance

Medinovita helps you to process your invitation letter, medical visa,book flight tickets,get accommodation at discounted price,arrange local transport,arrangement of food of your choice so that you can focus only on your healing. We do facilitate everything else needed for your medical travel to India.You will be assigned with a dedicated case manager to assist you throughout your medical trip in India. Click here to request for the invitational letter or treatment estimate.Alternatively you can email us or WhatsApp us on +91-9740177277 to book doctor appointments and invitation letter.

Do you require assistance for medical visa to India ?

Medinovita assist patients to book their appointments in Indian hospitals and get invitational letter for medical visa. In case if you need any assistance in getting a visa, please submit enquiry or email us You can also call or WhatsApp us on +91-9740177277. We usually respond within one hour of receiving the enquiry.