Visa Medicals South Africa

If you are planning to reside in South Africa temporarily, you will need to undertake a South African visa medical. We offer an expedited 24-hour South African visa medical service if needed. Our experienced clinicians are registered with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (the FCO), and we guarantee a discreet, efficient and convenient visa medical service: IPSA Medical always respects your needs.

South African visa medical: What tests will I need to have carried out?

Your South African visa medical involves having a full medical examination and discussion about your medical history, along with the following tests:

  • An HIV test
  • A chest X-ray
  • A syphilis test
  • Tests for hepatitis B and C
  • A chlamydia test
  • A gonorrhoea test

How long does it take for my results to be finalised?

If you do not opt for the expedited 24-hour visa medical service, your results will take up to 5 working days.

Highly competitive rates

A standard South African visa medical: from £195 to £400 (depending on individual and embassy requirements)

Are there any additional charges?

If you are aged over 40 (or when clinically indicated), you also need an electrocardiogram (an ECG), which is £90.
If you are aged over 50, then your prospective South African employer may require that you undergo a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, which is £90.
An HbA1c test (at £90) may be required if you have a history of diabetes.

When you come for your South African visa medical, you will need to bring your original passport (in order to confirm your identity) along with one passport-sized photo.

Call your clinic today or book online for your same-day South African visa medical.


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