Medical visa from Kenya to India

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Process & documents required for medical evisa from Nairobi, Kenya to India. Connect with +91 96 1588 1588 for medical visa letter & all other help.

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It has become very easy to obtain a medical visa from Kenya to India these days with e-visa facilities. Check out more details at

If all documents are in place and the applicant has deposited the visa fees online, then evisa, or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization), is given within 72 hours of applying for a visa.

All the other details like documents required, fees, photograph of the applicant & attendant mentioned in the link above.

Medical visa eligibility for Kenya nationals

  • CancerFax helps in obtaining medical visa to India for all sorts of medical treatment. Visa is granted up to one year with triple entries provided that registration is required after the patient reaches the country.
  • If one seeks medical treatment in top specialized/recognized hospitals of India.
  • Up to two attendants can accompany the patient who are closely related with him/her under separate attendant visas whose visa validity will be the same as the medical visa

Serious ailments like neurosurgery; ophthalmic disorders; heart – related problems; renal disorders; organ transplantation; congenital disorders; gene therapy; radio therapy; plastic surgery; joint replacement, etc. will be of primary consideration.

Medical visa document required

  1. i) Filled-in and signed hard copy of the online visa application form;
  2. ii) Two recent colour photographs;

iii) Letter of invitation from an approved Hospital /Doctor in India;

  1. iv) Medical documents establishing the need for taking medical treatment in India;
  2. v) Proof of availability of sufficient funds for stay in India including the expenses for medical treatment by producing documents such as Bank statement, Salary certificate, sponsorship letter etc.;

A Medical/Medical Attendant visa is normally issued in 3 working days, exclusive of the day on which application is made.

The link of online visa application is given below

Contact Details Of Indian High Commission in Kenya

1) India High Commission Kenya

Address 3, Harambee Avenue Jeevan Bharati Building P.O. Box No.30074-00100 Nairobi Kenya
Phone +254-20-222566




Fax +254-20-316242

2) India Consulate Kenya

Address Bank of India Bldg, 3rd Flr Nkrumah Rd PO Box 90164,Mombasa Mombasa Kenya
Phone +254-11-224433
Fax +254-11-316740

Visa processing time

  • for medical visa the initial duration of the visa is up to a year or the period of the treatment, whichever is less. The visa will be valid for a maximum of 3 entries during the one year. The visa duration starts on the day of issuance, and not on the day of entry into India.
  • A medical attendant visa is normally issued within 3 working days excluding the day on which the application is made.

Medical Travel to India with the Help of E-Visa

E –tourist visa is tourist visa which people can apply for in case for small treatment which usually does not require much time or in case of medical checkups.

  • Getting an e-tourist visa is much faster and easier than acquiring a medical visa as one can apply for it from their own computers or laptops.

Documents that needs to be uploaded while applying for E-visa

  • PDF version of the scanned first page of the passport.
  • The size of the PDF should be 10KB to 300KB.
  • A digital photograph is to be uploaded. The photograph should maintain the following criteria:
    • Size: 10KB to 1MB
    • The height and width of the photo should be equal.
    • Photo should have full face, front view and eyes open.
    • Center head within the frame. Head from top of the hair to the bottom of the chin of the individual should be prominent.
    • Background should not contain any dark colour back ground and must have light colur background preferably white.
    • There should be no shadows on the face or on the background.
    • The photo should not contain sort of borders.

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