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1. Approved test clinics
You must be tested for tuberculosis if you are coming to the UK for more than 6 months and are a resident of Namibia.
Your test must be from a clinic approved by the Home Office. We will not accept a tuberculosis test certificate from a clinic we have not approved.
The following are approved clinics in Namibia.
United Nations House
38-44 Stein Street
Tel: +264 61 231 639
2. Attending the clinic
You should contact the above approved clinic to book an appointment. You should make it clear that you need the test for a UK visa application. You can expect to get an appointment within a few days of your request. At busy times you may have to wait 10 days for an appointment, especially during the UK student visa peak season between June-September. We cannot arrange or prioritise appointments for you.
3. What you should bring with you
- proof of identification, which contains your photograph, preferably your passport;
- tuberculosis test fee; and
- if you have had tuberculosis in the past or have any other lung disease you should provide details of your previous screening and, if possible, your medical notes and x-ray results.
If you would like an appointment with a female clinician, please inform the clinic when you schedule your appointment.
If you need to cancel your appointment you should contact the clinic and refer to their cancellation policy and procedure.
4. Test fees
The fee for tuberculosis screening is 130 US Dollars for all adults and 70 US Dollars for children under 11 (or its equivalent in local currency). The fee will be payable in local currency at the prevailing exchange rate advised by the IOM. You will pay the IOM directly for the cost of your tuberculosis test. The cost of the test is in addition to the visa application fee.
The test fee does not cover treatment if you have tuberculosis.