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The Federal Authority for Identity, Nationality, Customs and Port Security has specified 4 types of visas for entering patients from outside the UAE to receive treatment

The Federal Authority for Identity, Nationality, Customs and Port Security has specified 4 types of visas for entering patients from outside the UAE to receive treatment, “one-trip treatment visa, one-trip treatment visa for a family group, a treatment visa for several trips, and a treatment visa for multiple trips for a family group.”

The Emirates Digital Government clarified on its website that foreign patients can enter the UAE for treatment under the sponsorship of medical institutions and government and private hospitals, where the sponsor of the medical institution undertakes the procedures for issuing the entry permit for treatment at the request of the patient.

The patient’s entry permits for the purpose of treatment include two types, the first is an entry permit for treatment for one trip, and its holder has the right to enter within 60 days from the date of its issuance, and to stay for a period of 90 days from the date of entry, and it can be extended, and it is valid for one trip, and the second is an entry permit for treatment for several trips, and the holder is entitled to enter Within 60 days from the date of its issuance, and a stay of 90 days from the date of entry, and the possibility of leaving and entering without specifying the period, and it may be extended for one time.

Those wishing to obtain an entry permit for treatment are required to provide four documents: a copy of the patient's passport, a letter from a licensed hospital stating the reasons for the visit, the patient's health insurance, and financial guarantee. The conditions also included that the sponsor should be one of the licensed hospitals in the country, and the entry permit could be extended to accompany the patient only once, provided that a duly certified medical report stating the patient’s need to continue treatment was provided.

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