How to get Indian Medical Visa from Bangladesh

Complete Guide updated in August 2021

Quick Summary

Steps for getting a medical visa are:
  • Step 1 - Collect Visa Invitation Letter from the treating hospital in India
  • Step 2 - Collect the Necessary Documents required for the visa application
  • Step 3 - Apply Application at indianvisa-bangladesh.nic.in.
  • Step 4 - Print the completed online application forms (one for each applicant) showing the Application ID (BGD Registration Number)
  • Step 5 - Submit Documents at IVAC
Notes:
  • Completing the application (in step 3) would provide you with an Application ID (BGD Registration Number) on the final screen.
  • Create separate applications for each Attender. (Max. 1 patient and 2 Attenders)
  • Details in the Visa Invitation Letter (such as nearest High Commission, expected date of arrival, etc) should match the Online Application for Medical Visa
Step 1

Step 1 - Collect Visa Invitation Letter

The first step is to collect your Visa Invitation Letter from the Indian Hospital.

The treating Indian Hospital requires the below information and documents from you to provide you with a Visa Invitation Letter

Information required by the Hospital

1. Patient Details - Name & Passport Number
2. Attender Details - Name & Passport Number
Note: Maximum of 2 Attenders allowed per patient.
3. Nearest Indian High Commission Mission in Bangladesh based on where you currently live.
Note: The Visa Invitation Letter will be addressed to your nearest High Commission of India.
4. Tentative Arrival Date in Chennai
Note: The Visa Invitation Letter will be mention your tentative arrival date in Chennai
5. Preference (if any) of the treating doctor from the Indian Hospital.
Note: if there is a preference of doctor, please notify so your preferred doctor can be requested to review your medical reports. Else, the hospital will assign an appropriate senior consultant to review your medical reports and provide you with a visa invitation letter

Documents required by the Hospital

1. Scanned copy of the Passports of the Patient/Attenders.
Note: The passports should have a minimum of six months as on the date of submission of application for the Indian Medical Visa.
2. Medical Reports
Note: need to be current, and not more than 6 months old.
Indian High Commission Locations
Location Indian Missions Address Email
Dhaka High Commissions of India, Dhaka Plot No. 1-3 Park Road Baridhara Dhaka-1212 Bangladesh visahelp.dhaka@mea.gov.in, inf3.dhaka@mea.gov.in
Chittagong Assistant High Commission of India, Chittagong 2111, Zakir Hossain Road, Khulshi, Chittagong consular@colbd.net
Rajshahi Assistant High Commission of India, Rajshahi House No.2842, Housing Estate, Sapura, Uposhohor, Rajshahi hoc.rajshahi@mea.gov.in
Khulna Assistant High Commission of India, Khulna House No. 17/18, Jalil Shorone, Boyra College Road, Khulna ahc.khulna@mea.gov.in
Sylhet Assistant High Commission of India, Sylhet House No. 40, Road No. 2, Block No. E Shahjalal Uposhohor, Sylhet attadmn.sylhet@mea.gov.in
Step 2

Step 2 - Collect Necessary Documents

The next step is to collect the necessary documents to create an online application for your Indian Medical Visa.

Documents to Collect

1. Passport, in original, with a minimum validity of six months as on the date of submission of application for visa. The passport should have at least two (2) blank pages.
2. Old passports must be submitted with the application form.
3. One recent passport-size color photograph (2x2) depicting a full face with white background.
4. Identification Document:
  • A copy of National ID Card; OR
  • Birth Certificate
5. Proof Of Residence:
  • A copy of the Utility (Gas or Electricity) bill (recent bill, and not less than 6 months old);
    OR
  • A copy of Landline telephone bill (recent bill, not less than 6 months old)
6. Proof of Financial Soundness:
  • Endorsement of Foreign currency equivalent to USD $150/- per applicant. (Endorsement should not be older than three months at the time of submission;
    OR
  • Updated summary Bank statement showing sufficient funds;
    OR
  • Copy of international credit card or Travel Card (Example: SBI Travel Card).
7. Medical Reports: Necessary medical documents in support of the ailments/disease fromlocal doctor along with medical reports.
8. Valid appointment letter from Indian hospital mentioning/highlighting name & passport details of applicant & attendant, date of appointment, doctor etc.
9. For Official passports holders also, it is advisable to take medical visa (MV) as well as medical attendant (MX-visa).
10. Minor applicants have to be compulsorily accompanied by parent/guardian as medical attendant.
11. Necessary clearance from Law Ministry & Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in case of **Organ Transplantation cases (viz., Kidney, Liver, Bone marrow, etc.)
12. Proof of Profession:
Proof of Profession
I am Proof of Profession
Serving Government Employee Government Order Copy (if applicant is a serving government employee)
Employee of Private Company NOC (No Objection Certificate) from Employer (If the applicant is a private company employee)
Self Employed Person A Copy of Registration granted to the Business establishment by the Government of Bangladesh (in case of self employed persons)
Student A Copy of Identity Card from the education institution (If the applicant is a student)
Retired Government Employee A Copy of the retirement papers (if the applicant is a retired Government employee)
Step 3

Step 3 - Create and Submit Online Application

Once you have all the necessary documents ready, the third step is to create and submit the application online.

The official portal for applying is indianvisa-bangladesh.nic.in.

Step 3.1 - Click on 'Online Visa Application' button on the top left.

Step 3.2 - Complete the Visa details

Ensure the following
  • Indian Mission is the same as the Visa Invitation Letter
  • Expected Date of Arrival is same as Visa Invitation Letter
  • Visa Type is Medical Visa
  • Purpose: Select Patient or Attendant as appropriate
Important!

Step 3.3 - Complete the application details:

  • Applicant Details
  • Passport Details

Step 3.4 - Complete the application details:

  • Applicant's Address Details:
  • Present Address
  • Permanent Address
  • Family Details
  • Father's Details
  • Mother's Details
  • Applicant's Marital Status
  • Profession/Occupation Details of Applicant

Step 3.5 - Complete the visa details:

  • Hospital Details
  • Previous Visa/Currently valid visa details
  • Other Informatoin
  • SAARC Country Visit Details
  • Reference
Options for - Port of Arrival in India & Expected Port of Exit from India.
  • By Rail Chitpur
  • By Rail Gede
  • By Rail Gedevby Air
  • By Rail Gedevbyroad Haridaspur
  • By Rail Petrapole
  • By Road Agartala
  • By Road Baghmara
  • By Road Hali
  • By Road Jaigaon
  • By Road Jaigaonvphulbari
  • By Road Kalasahar
  • By Road Karimganj
  • By Road Khowai
  • By Road Lalgola Hat
  • By Road Bholagonj
  • By Road Changrabandha
  • By Road Haridaspur
  • By Road Hali
  • By Road Belonia
  • By Road Madaripur
  • By Road Radhikapur
  • By Road Mankarchar
  • By Road Muhurighat
  • By Road Fulbari
  • By Road Fulbarivjaigaon
  • By Road Fulbarivraniganj

Step 3.6 - Upload Passport Photo:

Photo Specifications:
  • Format: JPEG
  • Size - Minimum 10KB, Maximum 1MB
  • Minimum dimensions are 350pixels (width) x 350 pixels (height)
  • Recent front facing photograph with white background to be uploaded by applicant.
  • Do NOT crop the Passport Image to use it as your recent photograph.
  • Upload clear front facing photograph with preferable white/light coloured background.
  • The application is liable to be rejected if the uploaded photograph are not clear and as per specification.

Step 3.7 - Complete the Address at Place of Stay

Ensure that:
  • Indian Mission is the same as the Visa Invitation Letter
  • Expected Date of Arrival is same as Visa Invitation Letter
  • Visa Type is Medical Visa
  • Purpose: Select Patient or Attendant as appropriate
Important!

Step 3.8 Complete Confirmation

Important: Note down the Application ID which starts with BGD, and print the form.
Step 4

Step 4 - Print Out

Print out all your documents and make an itemised list of the documents attached. This will help you keep track of what you are submitting in the next step.
Step 4

Step 5 - Submit the documents at IVAC

The final step is to submit your documents to IVAC (Indian Visa Application Centre).

Visit IVAC with all documents and printed Application form with the BGD Application ID.

Further information can be obtained from https://www.ivacbd.com

Please refer to the list below to find your closest IVAC.
Indian Visa Application Centres
Location
Address
Processing Fee
Contact No.
Email
Location:
Dhaka
Address:
Indian Visa Application Centre, Dhaka ( JFP ) Floor - G1, South Court, Jamuna Future Park, Progoti Sharani, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1229
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612333666
Email:
None
Location:
Rajshahi
Address:
IVAC , RAJSHAHI Morium Ali Tower, Holding No-18, Plot No-557, 1ST Floor, Old Bilsimla, Greater Road, Barnali More, 1ST Floor, Ward No-10, Rajshahi.
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
88-072 181 2534, 88-072 181 2535
Email:
info.Rajshahi@ivacbd.com
Location:
Khulna
Address:
IVAC, KHULNA RAHAT CENTER, 71 (NEW), SYED ALI HOSSAIN SAROK (FORMER OUTER BYPASS ROAD) CHOTO BOYRA (WARD NO.- 17) KHULNA-9000.
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Sylhet
Address:
IVAC, SYLHET Rahim Tower, Subhanighat Biswa Road, Sylhet 3100, Bangladesh.
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
00-88-0821-719273
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Chittagong
Address:
IVAC, CHITTAGONG 2111, Zakir Hossain Road, Habib Lane, Opposite Holy Crescent Hospital, Chittagong
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
00-88 -02-334453100
Email:
ivacctg@colbd.com
Location:
Rangpur
Address:
IVAC, RANGPUR J B Sen Road, Opposite Ram Krishana Mission, Mahigonj, Rangpur
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
88-05-2167074
Email:
info.rajshahi@ivacbd.com
Location:
Mymensingh
Address:
IVAC, MYMENSINGH Shahjahan Center, Patgudam (Relir Moor), Sadar, Mymensingh
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666, 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Barisal
Address:
IVAC, BARISAL Mir Tower, Kasipur, Ichakati, Ward No – 29, Near DIG office, Barisal
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666, 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Jessore
Address:
IVAC, JESSORE Indian Visa Application Center, Jessore (Opposite of BADC seed storage godown suparibagan) 210, Narail Road, Jessore
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666, 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Comilla
Address:
IVAC, COMILLA 211, Gangchill, Kandirpar, Nazrul Avenue, First Floor, Comilla
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666, 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Noakhali
Address:
IVAC, NOAKHALI Morshed Alam Complex, Nurul Haque Road, Word No :5, Gonipur, Chowmohoni, Noakhali
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666, 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Brahmanbaria
Address:
IVAC, BRAHMANBARIA 87, West Paik Para, Brahmanbaria
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666, 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Satkhira
Address:
IVAC, SATKHIRA Sangram Market, First Floor, Etagacha, Bangaler More, Satkhira
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666, 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Bogura
Address:
IVAC, BOGURA (MOMO INN) Momo Inn Limited, Nowda Para, Rangpur Road, Bogura
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666, 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com
Location:
Thakurgaon
Address:
IVAC, THAKURGAON 1906/3, Shantinagar, Word No-01, Thakurgaon
Processing Fee:
800 Taka
Contact No.:
09612 333 666, 09614 333 666
Email:
info@ivacbd.com

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