International patient has her eye examined

International patients and referrers

Moorfields Private welcomes patients from all over the world for expert eye care

Services for international patients

Moorfields Private treats thousands of patients from overseas every year. Our services for international patients include:

  • Translation and interpretation available on request
  • Catering to any dietary requirements, including halal and kosher meals
  • A multi-faith prayer and worship room with access to prayer mats and religious literature
  • A dedicated international team available to support you with finding the right consultant and booking your appointment

Visas for travelling to the UK

Please visit to find out if you need a visa to travel to the UK for medical treatment.

Visitors from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates can apply for an electronic visa waiver up to 48 hours before travel.

If you need a letter from Moorfields Private to support your visa application, please contact our international team.


Moorfields London is probably the only institution I would trust with my eyes. I travel from Cairo twice a year , I am happy to spend extra money for flights and accommodation just to go to Moorfields.

Verified patient via Doctify, March 2023

Contact the international team

Moorfields Private warmly welcomes patients from overseas. Our dedicated international team are available Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm.

Call us

+4420 7521 4665

Email us

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International referrers

If you are a health concierge organisation or other organisation who would like to partner with Moorfields Private to refer your patients, please contact our International Business Development Manager, Sanaa Mikhael

07743 164952 Email Sanaa