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Mandatory TuberculosisTests


Mandatory TuberculosisTests

As of March 2016 (July 1st 2016 for foreign students), the Korea government is requiring foreigners from high risk TB (tuberculosis) countries to have a TB test. 

TB Test Compulsory for:
1) Foreigners who are changing their short term visa to long term status of sojour
2) When registered foreigners apply for the first change of status of sojourn after the law takes effect
3) When registered foreigners apply for the first extension of status of sojourn after the law takes effect

TB Test Not Required for:
1) Status of Sojourn A-1 ~ A-3
2) Foreigners who have submitted medical check-up records with T.B. test results after the law takes effect
3) Children below age 5

The TB test requirement applies to foreigners arriving from the following countries:
Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, East Timor,India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan. Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan,  Philippines, Russia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam.

For more information visit the HiKorea website (much of the information on the site in Korean only) and look under the Notices section. (Note that you may need to download ActiveX to access HiKorea)


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Last Updated on 2016-04-22


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