Tuberculosis testing in Angola, Madagascar and Nigeria

Tuberculosis testing in Angola, Madagascar and Nigeria

Tuberculose test

Tuberculosis testing (TB) in Angola and Nigeria started on 31 December 2013.

From 31 December 2013, residents of Angola, and any non-residents applying in Angola, who wish to come to the UK for more than 6 months must be tested for tuberculosis (TB) before applying for a visa. If you submit an application in Angola on or after 31 December 2013, you will need to take a TB test if you are applying to come to the UK for 6 months or longer. The same applies for Madagascar and Nigeria.

If you apply for a visa before this date you will not need to take a TB test.

If you plan to come to the UK for less than 6 months you do not need a TB test, unless you are applying for a 6 month fiancé (e) visa.

All children over 11 years old must be tested for tuberculosis.

The fee for Angola tuberculosis screening is 120 US Dollars for all adults and 48 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 fee for tuberculosis screening is 105 US Dollars for all adults and 42 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 fee for Nigeria tuberculosis screening is 130 US Dollars (or its equivalent in Naira).  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 also does not cover treatment if you have tuberculosis.

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