Medical Examination for South Korea Visa Applicants

KOICA APPLICANTS

Please proceed to:

Location Clinic Schedule
St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic - Ermita, Manila Mondays to Fridays
7:00AM to 4:30PM
(CLOSED ON PHILIPPINE HOLIDAYS)

Each Applicant must submit an Online Registration to secure an appointment.

Applicants must fast 8 – 10 hours before the examination and blood extraction must be done in the morning.

Female applicants are advised to undergo the medical examinations one week after the last day of their menstruation to ensure the absence of spotting.

Kindly bring the following on your medical examination:

  1. Printed Online Registration Confirmation Email

  2. Instruction or endorsement letter from IHC or KOICA (if applicable)

  3. Certificate of Health from IHC or KOICA

  4. Passport and colored photocopy of passport (2 copies)

  5. 2 passport-sized photos

Whenever applicable, please bring the following:

  • Old chest x-ray films not less than 3 months prior to the medical examination

  • Original COVID-19 Vaccination card and photocopy

  • Medical certificate regarding a previously-treated or currently managed clinically significant illness

  • The medical certificate should contain the following information:

    • Medical Treatment

      • name of medication (brand and/or generic name)

      • dosage

      • duration and dates of treatment

    • surgical procedure done

    • complete final diagnosis

    • outcome of treatment or treatment plans and prognosis, if available

COVID-19 Screening and Vaccination
  • Applicants with signs and symptoms of possible COVID 19 will not be allowed to proceed with the medical examination and will need complete the recommended isolation period.

  • All visa applicants who are close contacts of suspected COVID-19 cases will also be required to complete the quarantine period prior to doing their medical examination.

  • Applicants are asked to bring the original and clear photocopy of their COVID-19 vaccination record.

REMINDERS:

  • Applicants must fast 8 – 10 hours before the examination and blood extraction must be done in the morning.

  • PPD test is not available on Thursdays. A PPD or mantoux test is included in your medical examination and you will be required to return to our clinic 48 to 72 hours after placement of the PPD or mantoux test.

  • Female applicants are advised to undergo the medical examinations one week after the last day of their menstruation to ensure the absence of spotting.

Gender Required Examinations Rate
Male
  • Physical Examination (Height, Weight, Eyesight etc.,)
  • Chest PA (Chest X-ray)
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)
  • Syphilis test (VDRL or RPR)
  • HIV antibody
  • Blood hemoglobin
  • Alanine transaminase (ALT, AGT)
  • Fasting plasma glucose*
  • Blood pressure
  • Urine (Protein, Glucose, Occult Blood)
PhP 12,975.00
Female
  • Physical Examination (Height, Weight, Eyesight etc.,)
  • Chest PA (Chest X-ray)
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)
  • Syphilis test (VDRL or RPR)
  • HIV antibody
  • Blood hemoglobin
  • Alanine transaminase (ALT, AGT)
  • Fasting plasma glucose*
  • Blood pressure
  • Urine (Protein, Glucose, Occult Blood)
  • pregnancy test
PhP 13,500.00
PPD or Mantoux test ** PhP 1,470.00
Certificate of Health PhP 1,260.00

St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic accepts cash and credit card payments at the clinic cashier.

SOUTH KOREA VISA APPLICANTS (TB SCREENING ONLY)

Each Applicant must submit an Online Registration to secure an appointment.

Tuberculosis screening for South Korea visa applicants is performed at both of our clinics. Please see clinic schedules below:

Location Clinic Schedule
St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic - Ermita, Manila Mondays to Fridays
7:00AM to 4:30PM
St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic - Bonifacio Global City Mondays to Fridays
8:00AM to 2:30PM

Both clinics are closed on Philippine Holidays.

Kindly bring the following on your medical examination:

  1. Printed Online Registration Confirmation Email

  2. Passport with 1 photocopy

  3. 2 passport-sized photos (taken within the last 6 months)

  4. Printout of the certificate of health form from the South Korean embassy’s website (printed in A4)

COVID-19 Screening and Vaccination
  • Applicants with signs and symptoms of possible COVID 19 will not be allowed to proceed with the medical examination and will need complete the recommended isolation period.

  • All visa applicants who are close contacts of suspected COVID-19 cases will also be required to complete the quarantine period prior to doing their medical examination.

  • Applicants are asked to bring the original and clear photocopy of their COVID-19 vaccination record.

Exam Rate
Physical Examination and chest x-ray PhP 2,494.00
Interferon-Gamma Release Assay Quantiferon TB Gold Plus (IGRA)

-OR-

PPD or mantoux test*, if available
PhP 7,600.00

-OR-

PhP 1,470.00
Certificate of Health PhP 1,260.00

PPD test is not available on Thursdays. A PPD or mantoux test is included in your medical examination and you will be required to return to our clinic 48 to 72 hours after placement of the PPD or mantoux test.

St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic accepts cash and credit card payments at the clinic cashier.