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International Students

Medical Checkup

Tuberculosis examination for alien registration

Any international student wishing to register as an alien is obliged to undergo a tuberculosis examination in accordance with the policies of the Korean Ministry of Justice. (Effective as of 1 December 2014)

Eligible applicants

An international student with nationality from a country with high tuberculosis risk who wishes to register as an alien (D-2 or D-4)

Applicable countries

Countries with an occurrence rate or prevalence rate of 50 persons or more per 100,000 (16 countries): China, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Russia (Federation), Myanmar, Philippines, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Indonesia, India, Nepal, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Uzbekistan

When to submit a Medical Examination Certificate
  • When you first register as an alien (when applying for an alien registration card)
  • Not necessary when you request an extension of stay
How to receive a medical checkup
  • Visit the nearest public health center → Undergo a medical checkup →
    (following day) Receive a Medical Examination Certificate
  • Required documents: Passport, standard acceptance letter, one standard-size photograph (3*4),
    certificate issuance fee (KRW 1,500)
  • Nearest public health center to CUP : Geumjeong-gu Public Health Center
    (Tel: +82 51 519 5051)
  • Visit the public health center and receive a medical checkup
    for international students (tuberculosis)