Medical Visa from Sierra Leone to India

Sierra Leone is a beautiful West African nation known for its white sand beaches and its diversity of nature. But when it comes to medical assistance at an affordable price range, the citizens increasingly look towards India. And as the initial step, acquiring a medical visa is important.

Why Choose India for Medical Treatment?

  • Skilled Professionals: India boasts a large pool of highly qualified and experienced doctors trained in the latest medical techniques.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: Compared to Western countries, medical treatments in India are significantly cheaper.
  • Advanced Facilities: Many Indian hospitals have cutting-edge technology and infrastructure, providing excellent medical care.

Popular Treatment Areas in India

  • Cardiology: Treatment for heart conditions like coronary artery disease and heart valve replacement.
  • Orthopedics: Procedures for joint replacements, sports injuries, and spinal disorders.
  • Oncology: Advanced cancer treatment options like chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery.
  • Organ Transplant: Liver, kidney, and other organ transplants performed at specialized facilities.
  • Dentistry: Affordable and high-quality dental procedures, including implants and cosmetic dentistry.

Required Documents for a Medical Visa

  • A completed online visa application form
  • Valid Sierra Leone passport with at least six months validity remaining
  • Attach a copy of the data pages of the passport
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs meeting Indian visa application specifications
  • Medical reports from a recognized medical facility in Sierra Leone outlining your condition and proposed treatment in India
  • Airline return ticket
  • An invitation letter from the Indian hospital where you'll be receiving treatment, including details of your medical condition and proposed treatment plan
  • Reference letter from local hospital/doctor
  • Vaccination certificate for yellow fever
  • Proof of sufficient funds to cover your stay and medical expenses in India (bank statements or sponsorship letter)

NB: All original documents should be submitted for verification. Attach copies with the application form.

Medical Visa Fees

Medical visa charges should be paid in cash at the High Commission office.

Visa Processing Time

Three working days.

Flights Routes

-From Lungi International Airport to Mumbai

-Freetown to New Delhi.


-Qatar Airways


-Turkish Airlines


-Kuwait Airways

Additional Information

  • Medical e-Visa: Sierra Leone citizens may be eligible for a convenient online medical e-Visa for shorter stays.
  • Medical Attendant e-Visa: If a companion is accompanying you for your medical treatment, they can apply for a separate Medical Attendant e-Visa.
  • Contact details:


Address: High Commission of India

32-B, Wilkinson Road

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tel: +232 73 000 000 / 73 000 111



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