To go to heal in France
Want to get treatment in France?
Need to organize a medical evacuation to France for one of your patients / collaborators / insured?
Want to do a checkup, a cosmetic surgery or to be supported in a medical service adapted and high level?
Virtual Clinic offers and organizes the medical stay of people from all over the world to get treatment in France in optimal conditions.
Whether you are an administration, a company, an insurance organization or an individual, Virtual Clinic puts its experience and know-how at your disposal to facilitate and optimize the administrative and logistical organization of your medical stays to France.
We deliver you, in a record time, a proposal of a course of care of quality, adapted to your medical situation, and this at unbeatable prices!
Go to France
You have undertaken or made the request to go for treatment in France.
The care of your medical evacuation or your medical stay has been validated, the dates are stopped, so you are on the final straight and the takeoff for France is imminent!
Virtual clinic has gathered for you this practical information, which can be very useful!
- Administrative procedures and visa
To speed up the processing times and support your French visa application, remember to bring all the documents that will testify to your care and your care: certificates from your doctor, convocation of French hospitals, certificate of taking in charge of your employer or your insurance organization, and of course the attestation of taking care of a French partner of Virtual clinic which offers a guarantee to the consular authorities about the management of your accommodation and the financing of your stay. Free quote
If possible, opt for a 3-month visa that will bring you more comfort and serenity than the one-month visa.
- Arrival at the airport
On arrival at the airport, an agent from one of our French partners comes to welcome you. It takes you to your accommodation (for hotel accommodation) and gives you your home folder. This file contains all the details relating to the course of your stay.
- Expenditure and currency
Depending on the formula chosen and the nature of the benefits provided by your care organization or your employer, certain expenses may be at your expense:
- Some trips
- Washing clothes
- Personal expenses
A team is totally willing to provide you with these services. Nevertheless, if you want to manage them by yourself, it may be useful to set some benchmarks.
If you want to bring cash, we strongly advise you to make the change in euros in your country of residence, before going to seek treatment in France (at the airport for example). Trading venues for certain currencies in Paris may be limited or relatively expensive in terms of commission.
1 € uro = 656 FCFA and equals approximately 1.35 $ (USA), or about 0.7 £ (United Kingdom).
Payment by international credit card (VISA, Mastercard, American Express …) is also accepted in most outlets in France, usually with a minimum purchase requirement.
If your family wants to send you money, the banking and postal organizations offer different methods of transfer such as, for example, the letter order and the telegraphic order.
Attention: Money thefts are possible, whether in the hospital or on the street. Be vigilant and keep only a part of what you have on you.
Have your family specify the service and, if possible, the address of the accommodation where you are located or the address of the hospital and the room number.
The simplest formula is to eat in the multitude of restaurants that surround your accommodation, and offer varied cuisines from all walks of life.But it is also the most expensive formula, the cost of a meal in a restaurant can vary from 10 to 50 €.
In the majority of cases, the partner of Virtual clinic provides your accommodation in a structure with a kitchen (residence, individual apartments, apart-hotels … It may be more advisable to shop in the surrounding shopping centers and prepare your own meals, as a reminder, we can also help you with your groceries and prepare your meals
Washing and ironing clothes
If your stay is prolonged, and if the choice has been made not to integrate the options, for washing and ironing your clothes, you can go to the laundromats nearby for these specific services.
Need to buy a hi-fi, electronic or household device? Need to fill up on designer clothes and haute couture? Want to bring back gifts / souvenirs for the family? Free quote
Paris, capital of fashion and high-tech, is here to satisfy all your desires!
Attention, prices can vary completely. Be prepared to manage your budget well, think about the expenses you will need until the end of your medical stay, and do not hesitate to ask for advice to direct you to the most appropriate outlets. As a reminder, we are also willing to offer sightseeing tours and accompaniments-shopping option.
Depending on your age, your profile, your pathology and the agreements possibly signed with your employer or your organization of support, it can be envisaged to bring you with the person (s) of your choice (family, friends …) during your medical evacuation in France. Remember to inform the people concerned about the nature of the expenses paid for the stay of your guide.
In the case of a medical stay at your initiative, a simple request should be sent to our services for the organization of the care of your (or your) escort (s).
Anyway, our teams
offer the accommodation of the escort (s), their accompaniment at the places of their choice as well as leisure activities (sightseeing, shopping, etc.) to enhance their stay. Specific entertaining activities can also be offered to children.
Attention: the escort must also ensure that he is in good standing on the administrative level (issuing the visa) and vis-à-vis his employer.
We propose to manage your accompaniments to all your medical appointments as well as the places of your choice (shopping, family visits, sightseeing …).
Nevertheless, if you want to manage some trips by yourself, Paris and its region have a relatively developed public transport network, which will make your daily life easier: buses, trams, metropolises, Parisian and regional trains …
The unlimited use of these transports requires the purchase of a specific card (“passNavigo”), whose cost is between 25 € and 50 € per week depending on the geographical areas to cover (possible purchase in all stations.
Taxis from Paris and its region can also transport you to the places of your choice, for generally higher rates (between € 1 and € 1.50 per kilometer). Free quote
- Stay in touch with your family!
- By mail
Your family can send you mail to the hospital address, our partner’s headquarters (our teams will take care of bringing it to you) or your accommodation.
If you receive mail at the hospital, it will be delivered by the vaguemestre or the supervisor.
If you want to ship mail, ask about the stamp rate for shipping to your country of residence. The rates differ according to the places of delivery.
- By telephone
From your place of accommodation or your hospital room: under certain conditions, you can receive calls or call. The opening of the line and the costs of communications are at your expense. From the hospital, ask the service supervisor what procedure to follow or call our team of medical visitors.
From a phone booth: Just buy a calling card.
In a more convenient and economical way, we invite you to buy a chip compatible with the French telephone network and to buy Lebara or other type of recharge cards.
- Internet (unlimited)
Cybercafés offer high-performance internet connections at affordable rates, which allow you to exchange unlimited with your loved ones.