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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 Nepal.
Your test must be from a International Organisation for Migration (IOM) 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 Nepal.
IOM Resettlement Health Assessment Centre
Migration Health Division, IOM Sub-Office
Devkota Chowk (New Vegetable Market)
Telephone: +977 23 585211 or +977 23 585213 Ext: 221
Fax: +977 23 585212
IOM Migration Health Assessment Centre
Thirbam Sadak, Baluwatar-4
House No. 786/4
Telephone: +977 01 4417219 and +977 01 4429599 Ext: 602
2. Attending the clinic
You should contact one of the approved clinics to book an appointment and make it clear 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 from June to October. We cannot arrange or prioritise appointments for you.
3. What you should bring with you:
- proof of identification, which contains your photograph, such as your passport
- two recent passport size photos
- tuberculosis test fee
- 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 ask 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
|Adult (over 11 years old)||$55|
|Child (under 11 years old)||$23|
The fee will be payable in Nepalese rupees at the exchange rate set by the IOM. You will pay the IOM clinic directly for the cost of your tuberculosis test. The cost of the test is in addition to the visa application fee.
Females from 12 to 54 years old may also need a UPT (Urine Pregnancy Test).
The test fee does not cover treatment if you have tuberculosis.