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?

  •      1) If you are aged over 40 (or when clinically indicated), you also need an electrocardiogram (an ECG), which is £90.
  •      2) 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
  •      3) 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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