Medical Visa

The requirements of a Medical Visa

• You must have passport or travel document valid for at least three months after visa expiry date
• You must have return-trip booking or ticket or proof of available means of personal transport
• You must have medical/health documentation comprised of:
- medical documentation issued by the country of residence attesting to applicant’s illness
- declaration by a public or private Italian health care facility (this letter must be accredited by the national health service) indicating type of treatment, date initiated, estimated duration and costs
- document from the Italian healthcare facility confirming the deposit of at least 30% of the estimated costs of the treatment requested or, alternatively, a specific administrative act passed by an Italian Region or specific authorization issued by the Ministry of Health within the framework of humanitarian programmes.
• You must have documentation proving the availability in Italy of resources sufficient for payment of remaining healthcare expenses, food and lodging outside the healthcare facility, and repatriation of the patient and eventual companion;
• Your eventual companion must have minimum health insurance coverage of €30,000 to cover repatriation and medical treatment and/or emergency hospitalization expenses;
• You must pay the medical treatment visa application fees.

Ask Philip Gamble whether you (or your children) have a claim to British nationality.

Learn more about these routes to British Nationality: is a specialist UK Nationality and British Citizenship site offering an online search and assessment. Claims to hold a British Passport can be complex and the site offers a quick, simple search to give you the answers. While many people qualify for the UK Ancestry Visa based on holding a Commonwealth passport with a UK born grandmother or grandfather, we have found that if you have a grandparent born in the UK, or if your mother is British or your father is British, then there are several scenarios where you can claim British Nationality and the right to hold a British Passport. This stems from Britain’s collection of British Colonies, British Protectorates and British Protected States in the middle of last century and the Nationality rules concerning what are now the countries of the Commonwealth.