South African Medical and Radiology Visa Forms
The Department of Home Affairs requires all persons applying for a South African Temporary Visa which exceeds 3 months to submit a Medical and Radiology report.
What is the purpose of these forms?
The purpose of the medical and radiology forms is to determine whether an applicant is inadmissible to South Africa based on their health status. The medical and radiology forms are used to report results to the Department of Home Affairs.
What do I need to do with these forms?
Your general medical practitioner needs to complete your medical form and your radiology form needs to be completed at your local hospital at the x-ray department, which you need to undergo a chest x-ray to check if you have Tuberculosis. It is important to note that this does not apply to children under the age of 12 and pregnant women.
Can my immigration practitioner apply for my medical and radiology?
No, the applicant has to apply in person for this and may not use a 3rd party contractors to complete this service for you.
Which visas require a medical and radiology report?
Which visas does not require a medical and radiology report?
What is the validity period of a medical and radiology report?
Medical and Radiology reports will only remain valid for 6 months and the Department of Home Affairs will not accept it should they be older than 6 months. It always best to complete this process closer to the time of submission to avoid disappointment.
Are there any costs involved?
Yes, a general practitioner would charge you a normal consultation fee and you need to pay the prescribe fee to complete your chest x-ray at your local hospital. Your medical aid may cover depending on your medical plan.
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