Digital nomads
24 Feb 2023
Uruguay citizenship
Visa Visa-free
Useful information
Car traffic
Car traffic Right-hand
Currency Albanian lek
Language Albanian
Phone code
Phone code +355
Covid There are no COVID restrictions
Insurance policy Insurance policy is required

Entry to Albania for the purpose of medical treatment

In order to go to Albania for treatment, to stay there for less than 90 days, you must obtain a short-term type C visa.

What documents must be submitted for a medical visa:

  • The visa application form completed by the applicant is available online free of charge at 
  • Photograph of the applicant measuring 47 mm x 36 mm.
  • Photocopy of a valid travel document.
  • Application in accordance with the provisions of the law, if the consent of one of the parents or legal guardian is expressed in accordance with applicable law for the trip of a minor.
  • Invitation signed by the host.
  • The medical diagnosis (original or copy) was issued by a local doctor in Albanian.
  • Application of a hospital in the Republic of Albania, public or private, licensed, stating: type of treatment, date of commencement and approximate duration of treatment, approximate cost of treatment and the person who will cover these costs.
  • Documents confirming the availability of necessary and sufficient funds to cover part of the costs of health care, as well as stay outside the medical institution or repatriation of the person being treated and his companion.
  • Travel medical insurance for the patient's companion / companions to cover the necessary costs in case of immediate hospitalization, for his stay in Albania, as well as the cost of repatriation
  • Confirmation from the host institution.

Medical Treatment for Uruguayans in Albania