Service and… Visa

Service and Information


You will find further information about applying for a visa on the web pages of the German embassy in your home country.

For all international patients who need a visa, a supporting letter from the Thoraxklinik Heidelberg that states the purpose of the visa application, details of the patient’s medical condition/ urgency of treatment, estimated duration of treatment is provided to facilitate visa processing.

Medical Travel Insurance

People who are travelling to Germany to receive medical treatment and accompanying persons are required by law to take out medical travel insurance. This medical travel insurance must be taken out in the home country, e.g. through the travel agency.