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Important Notice regarding Medical Treatment for Tourist/Business visa holders while in India:

Government of India has relaxed visa rules for emergency medical treatment in India. Those visiting India on any Indian visas including Tourist Visa, Business Visa can freely avail outpatient medical treatment not requiring hospitalization.

In case of emergency hospitalization, a medical certificate from recognized hospitals (Government hospitals, Nationally Accredited private hospitals, CGHS recognized private hospitals) certifying requirement of medical treatment involving hospitalization should be obtained and submitted to concerned Indian FRRO for obtaining written permission for stay up to 180 days. In case of hospitalization for more than 180 days, FRRO will issue ‘medical visas’. It will be the responsibility of the concerned hospital and the patient to obtain such special permission for medical treatment.

In all such emergency medical treatment cases, accompanying dependants/family members on Tourist, Business or Education visas need not obtain “Medical Attendant” visas.

 

Those foreigners on long term ‘Entry’, ‘Student’ or ‘Employment’ visa do not require any special permission for any medical treatment or hospitalization.

 

e-Tourist Visa (eTV)

To obtain free e-Tourist Visa, please log on to http://indianvisaonline.gov.in and click on the Tab/Heading "e-Tourist Visa (eTV)". It's a three-step process involving (i) Application online,(ii) Receive e-Tourist Visa (eTV) at your email ID and (iii) Fly to India with Passport and printout of e-Tourist Visa (eTV).

Note :For availing Visa on arrival facility for visiting India, obtaining e-Tourist Visa (eTV) through above procedure is mandatory. Without eTV, the Airline would not allow boarding.

 

Regular Visas

For obtaining Indian visa on passport for all types of visa including Tourist Visa, Entry Visa, Medical Visa, Medical Attendant Visa, Conference Visa, Student Visa, Business Visa & Employment Visa,  from the High Commission of India (HCI) at Victoria, please log on to (http://indianvisaonline.gov.in) and click on the Tab/Heading "Regular Visa Application" and enter personal details and travel details. After completion of the form online, please take a print out and submit the signed form at the HCI, Victoria along with other requisite documents and one passport size photo.

 

Steps for Regular Visa Application:

i) Log on to the website-(http://indianvisaonline.gov.in) and click on the Tab/Heading "Regular Visa Application"


ii) Select "Country you are applying visa from" as Seychelles


iii) Select Mission as Seychelles-Victoria


iv) Fill all the mandatory items marked by red star (*), save the form, obtain a print out of the same, and sign it.


v) Applicants are then requested to produce the print-out of the application along with their passport, one passport size photograph, and other required supporting documents (see below) at the visa counter of the High Commission at 3rd Floor, Maison Esplanade, Francis Rachel Street, (above Al-Salam Bank), Victoria. Timings for submission and collection of Visa is between 8 am to 12 noon on all working days. Visas will be issued immediately subject to availability of all required documents.

REQUIREMENTS FOR VISA TO TRAVEL TO INDIA

Tourist Visa

  • Passport (with minimum 6 months validity)
  • Filled in Application form (in block capital letters)
  • One recent photograph  affixed on the application

Business Visa

  • Passport (with minimum 6 months validity)
  • Filled in Application form (in block capital letters)
  • One recent photograph  affixed on the application
  • Letter from the company in Seychelles, indicating the exact nature of business to be transacted and the details of the person deputed for the purpose.
  • Letter from the company in India, indicating the details of the person, visiting India, and the nature of the business.
  • Student Visa
  • Passport (with minimum 6 months validity)
  • Filled in Application form (in block capital letters)
  • One recent photograph  affixed on the application
  • Provisional proof of admission / eligibility certificate from the concerned educational institution recognised / approved by Government of India

Employment Visa (Approval Subject to Admissibility)

  • Passport (with minimum 6 months validity)
  • Filled in Application form (in block capital letters)
  • One recent photographs affixed on the application
  • Copy of employment contract received from the Indian employer.

Medical Visa

  • Passport (with minimum 6 months validity)
  • Filled in Application form (in block capital letters)
  • One recent photograph affixed on the application
  • Letter from the Ministry of Health, Government of Seychelles or hospital in India indicating name, passport details and date of travel of patient and accompanying person (if any) to India for treatment

NOTE:  For other types of Visas, viz, Transit, Research, Journalist, Entry and Conference Visas, please contact the Consular Section to ascertain requirement of documents. (Tel : (+248) 4674100 E-mail : cons.mahe@mea.gov.in)

2018-08-03 05:44:29