The doctors who are interested to travel to Switzerland for business purposes like meetings, conferences, seminars, trade fairs etc. can apply for a Type-C visa which provides a short-term stay up to 3 months. It would usually take between 6–8 weeks to complete all the procedures and to issue a Visa which is valid for 3 months.
Some of the major requirements of the visa are
- Visa applications must be lodged at least 15 calendar days before the intended visit.
- Duly completed and signed “Common Schengen Application Form”.
- You need an invitation from the company or person who is arranging the conference.
- Passport, which must be valid for a period of at least 3 months after the applicant’s last day of stay in the Schengen states.
- Two recent passport sized photographs in color
- Proof of sufficient funds for duration of stay, (Bank statement of the past three months)
- An official document showing the person’s identity and/or citizenship (e.g. driver’s license).
- The travel health insurance policy is to be secured, covering any medical emergency with hospital care and travel back to one’s native country due to medical motives.
For more information, please follow the links provided below
|Need to Apply||Yes||Yes|
|How to apply||In person||In person|
|Passport||6months validity||6months validity|
|Host Bank Statement||Yes|
MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board
Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00
A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:
(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.
Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:
(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).