Visa Medical Examination

Visa Medical Examination Guide

Since the start of the US immigration medical examination in 1961 at the General Health Screening Center of Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital, we have carried out medical examinations of prospective immigrants to the US as well as students studying abroad. We are highly regarded both in Korea and internationally. To help you prepare for immigration and study abroad, an important turning point in your life, Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital medical staff will carry out medical examinations with the best medical facilities and utmost care.

※ Visa-issued countries: USA, Canada, Spain, Iraq, and Vietnam

  • Preparation Materials

    Preparation Materials
    Passport
    • Passport valid for at least six months
    • Signature is required in the holder's signature block
    • It cannot be replaced with a copy or an identification card

    ※ examination cannot proceed if you do not bring your passport

    Photo
    • 5 photos

    ※ Passport or 3X4 size photos taken within the last 6 months

    Things to know
    • Case number or alien registration number
    • Current residence address (including postal code)
    • US residence address (including postal code)
    • Email address
    • Visa type

    ※ You need to bring essential documents for US immigration visa medical examination (Download the form from the website, save the form and print it out)

    Certificate
    • Vaccination certificate issued by the hospital, clinic or public health center
    • Vaccination notebook

    ※ Official seal of issuing medical institution and signature and license number of the issuing doctor are required.

    Chest X-ray examination
    • If you had tuberculosis or there is evidence of tuberculosis on a chest x-ray, bring a copy of the x-ray image on CD taken 3 months before.
    English written opinion
    • Malignant tumor (cancer)
    • Mental illness (depression, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, etc.)
    • Severe diseases requiring long-term treatment

    ※ To bring a medical certificate in English will help your medical examination. (It may be necessary to supplement the contents of the medical certificate if necessary after the visa medical examination)

    English medical certificate
    • English medical certificate

    ※ It must be issued in the same name as the passport name, and the English name and signature of a specialist and the official seal of a hospital are essential.

    Examination Items

    Examination Items
    Age Examination items Examination fee
    More than 14 years old Body measurement, blood test, urine test (gonorrhea test), chest radiography, and medical checkup 328,000 won
    From 2 to 14 years old Body measurement, medical checkup, a latent tuberculosis test
    (blood test, no test available on Saturday)
    Latent tuberculosis test (IGRA)
    228,000 won
    From 0 to 1 year old Body measure and medical checkup 158,000 won
    • Time required for examinations: Approximately 2 hours
    • Fasting is not required.

    Issuance of Documents

    • Receipt of test results (for normal results, you can receive the results 5 ~ 7 days after the test except holidays)
    Issuance of Documents
    Date of medical examination Issue days and hours
    Monday ~ Saturday Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 16:00 ~

    ※ Closing time: 17:00

    ※ The validity period of the visa medical examination is 6 months from the date of examination (For sputum exams, it is valid up to 3 months from the date of the final examination.)

    Notice

    • Women should not make an appointment during their period of menstruation. Wait until 3 days after their menstruation).
    • Those who wear glasses or lenses should bring or wear them when visiting the hospital.

    Medical Examination and Appointment Hours

    Medical Examination and Appointment Hours
    Medical examination hours Appointment and consultation hours
    Weekdays
    First and third Saturday: 08:00 ~ 11:00
    Weekdays: 08:30 ~ 16:30
    First and third Saturday: 08:30 ~ 11:00

    ※ For inquiries, please contact the visa Medical Examination Office of the General Health Screening Center at Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital

    • Phone: 02-3779-1406, 1521
    • Fax: 02-3779-2357
  • Preparation of Materials

    Preparation of Materials
    Passport
    • Passport valid for at least six months

    ※ If you do not bring your passport, examination cannot proceed

    Photo
    • One photo

    ※ Passport or 3X4 size photo taken within the last 6 months

    Things to know
    • The immigrant visa applicant must print and submit a medical report
    • If you are applying for a non-immigrant visa, you can receive a medical examination before your application. We will issue an information sheet on the same day of your medical examination.
    • Visa category (You need to know the Visa category you plan to apply for before the visa medical examination.)
      1) Work 2) Visitor 3) Student 4) Express Entry

    ※ A minor (under 17 years of age) must be accompanied by one parent (legal representative).

    Chest X-ray examination
    • If you had tuberculosis or there is evidence of tuberculosis on a chest x-ray, bring a copy of the x-ray image on CD taken 3 months before.
    English written opinion
    • Malignant tumor (cancer)
    • Mental illness (depression, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, etc.)
    • Severe diseases requiring long-term treatment

    ※ To bring a medical certificate in English will help your medical checkup. (It may be necessary to supplement the contents of the medical certificate if necessary after the visa medical examination)

    English medical certificate
    • English medical certificate

    ※ It must be issued in the same name as the passport name. The name in English and the signature of a specialist as well as the official seal of a hospital are essential.

    Prescription
    • If you have a prescription drug, please bring the prescription.

    Examination Items

    Examination Items
    Age Examination items Examination fee
    From 0 to 4 years old Body measurement and medical checkup 132,000 won
    From 5 to 10 years old Body measurement, urine test, and medical checkup 140,000 won
    From 11 to 14 years old Body measurement, urine test, chest radiography, and medical checkup 161,220 won
    More than 14 years old Body measurement, blood test, urine test, chest radiography, and medical checkup 192,850 won
    • Time required for examinations: Approximately 2 hours
    • Fasting: On the day of examination, you can eat foods except sugar added foods.
    • Additional tests: They can be taken according to the diagnosis after a medical examination by interview.

    Issuance of Documents

    Issuance of Documents
    Result notification period
    • Transfer to the immigration office online program within 4~7 days, checking within 1 ~ 2 days after transfer to the immigration office, and sending "verification SMS" to the examinee
    • In case of abnormal findings, we will call the applicant for further re-examination.
    Results receiving method
    • There is no personal document receipt, and the hospital directly enters results into the immigration online program

    Notice

    • Women should make an appointment during their period of menstruation. Wait until 3 days after their menstruation.
    • Those who wear glasses or lenses should bring or wear them when visiting the hospital.

    Medical Examination and Appointment Hours

    Medical Examination and Appointment Hours
    Medical examination hours Appointment and consultation hours
    Weekdays
    First and third Saturday: 08:00 ~ 11:00
    Weekdays: 08:30 ~ 16:30
    First and third Saturday: 08:30 ~ 11:00

    ※ For inquiries, please contact the visa Medical Examination Office of the General Health Screening Center at Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital

    • Phone: 02-3779-1406, 1521
    • Fax: 02-3779-2357
  • Preparation Materials

    Preparation Materials
    Passport
    • Passport

    ※ If you do not bring your passport, examination cannot proceed

    Photo
    • 2 photos

    ※ Passport or 3X4 size photos

    Examination Items

    • General medical examination and a medical examination by interview
    • Chest X-ray
    • Blood test: Fasting is not required.
    • Urine test

    Issuance of Documents

    • Can be issued after 2 days of medical examination (except weekends).
    • If there is a prescribed form, it can be issued in the corresponding form.

    Notice

    • Women should not make an appointment during their period of menstruation. Wait until 3 days after their menstruation.

    Medical Examination and Appointment hours

    Medical Examination and Appointment hours
    Medical examination hours Appointment and consultation hours
    Weekdays
    First and third Saturday: 08:00 ~ 11:00
    Weekdays: 08:30 ~ 16:30
    First and third Saturday: 08:30 ~ 11:00

    ※ For inquiries, please contact the visa Medical Examination Office of the General Health Screening Center at Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital

    • Phone: 02-3779-1406, 1521
    • Fax: 02-3779-2357