Requirement for Tuberculosis (TB) Test
High TB-burden countries:
11, 46 (1) and 89 (1) of the Immigration Control Act, Article 9-2 of the
Enforcement Rule of the Act, etc.
Need To Submit The Certificate
the nationals of the high TB-burden countries apply for a long-term visa (stay
period of 91 days or longer) at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in
including applicants who have received the Certificate of Confirmation of Visa
Issuance or the Visa Issuance Confirmation Number
The following persons are exempted
from this requirement:
Diplomatic and official passport holders applying for Diplomat (A-1), Foreign
Government Official (A-2), or International Agreement (A-3) visas.
Children aged 5 and under
completed Certificate of Health (Attachment 1) and the chest x-ray report,
issued by a hospital designated by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in
[NOTE] TB tests other than chest x-ray
for some reason the visa applicant cannot undergo a chest x-ray test, please
ask the hospital to state the reason in the Certificate of Health, and include
at least one of the following tests result: sputum test, tuberculin skin test,
or blood test.
the submission of application for visa at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea