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Tuberculosis testing requirement for UK visas from 31 December 2013

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

From 31 December 2013, if you are resident in Tajikistan and would like to apply for a visa to come to the UK for more than six months you must be tested at an approved clinic and be free from tuberculosis (TB) before you are eligible for a visa.