Tuberculosis tests for visa applicants

Matilda International Hospital is an approved provider for the UK Pre-Departure tuberculosis (TB) Screening.

People going to the UK for more than 6 months will need to be tested for tuberculosis (TB) if they have been residents in Hong Kong. Details on the screening requirements and who it applies to can be found on the UK Government website.

Screening for TB involves a basic assessment by the doctor and a chest x-ray. A clearance certificate is issued if the screening is negative. The clearance certificate is valid for 6 months from the date of the chest x-ray or 3 months if the applicant or any of the family member has been treated for TB.

Screening Programme

Basic Screening

  • Adult (>11 years old): GP assessment and Chest X-ray ($1,000 per person)
  • Child (<11 years old): GP assessment ($500 per person)

Pregnant Ladies

Pregnant ladies can choose to have an x-ray with extra shielding, a sputum test or to wait until after delivery. Please refer to the UK Government website for more details on options.

Advanced Screening (Sputum Examination)

Anyone with signs and symptoms or a chest x-ray indicating possible TB will need to undergo sputum testing. Sputum collection needs to done on three consecutive mornings.

  • Sputum Test ($1,900 per person per time)

Booking Procedure

1. Complete the online booking form below

2. A registration email will be sent to you to offer a timeslot

3. Upon receiving the online registration, a confirmation email will be sent

Note: Fees will be collected on the scheduled test day. Appointments are subject to availability and can only be rescheduled once.

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