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Korea Attracts Big 3 Medical Tourists

The three nations with the most Korea-bound medical tourists are China, the U.S., and Japan, according to industry data. Chinese medical tourists made up the largest share, with some 32,000 seeking treatment in Korea in 2012.

Spain Visa Requirements for Medical Tourists

Spain is rapidly becoming one of the most popular medical tourism destinations in Europe, especially for travelers from Western Europe and North America. There is no special provision of a medical visa to seek healthcare in Spain, so patients can travel on a tourist visa. 

The Spanish Immigration Department and the Spanish government require travellers to poss a valid visa and an active passport while entering the Spanish territory. Here is a look at the visa requirements to enter Spain:

-  Citizens of the European Union countries, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland do not require a visa to enter Spain.
-  Citizens of Albania, Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Great Britain, Canada, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, USA and Venezuela do not require a visa for a maximum period of 90 days. 

**It is advisable to contact an embassy, consulate, or similar expert in visa requirements prior to traveling for medical care. Please click here for more information about visas to Spain. 

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