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VISA 신체검사 법 개정

By marcus, January 7, 2016

2015년 11월 20일 부터 신체검사와 관련된 법이 수정되었습니다.

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You might be required to undergo health examinations as part of the visa application process. A report containing the results of these examinations will then be assessed to determine if you meet the health requirement.

1.Permanent and provisional visa applicants

The table below outlines health examinations that you and any members of your family unit (whether migrating or not) will generally be required to undertake for your provisional or permanent visa application.

Aged under 2 years Aged 2 or more but under 11 years Aged 11 or more but under 15 years Aged 15 or more years
Medical examination
  • Medical examination
  • Plus if you are from a higher risk country for TB or are applying for a refugee or humanitarian type visa – TB Screening test (TST or IGRA)**
  • Medical examination
  • Chest x-ray
  • Medical examination
  • Chest x-ray
  • HIV test

* If you have already undertaken your health examinations for a provisional visa which has already been granted, you are generally not required to undertake health examinations again at the permanent visa stage.

2.Temporary visa applicants

If you are applying for a temporary visa, the type of health examination you need to undergo will depend on a number of factors including:

  • the type of visa that you are applying for
  • the length of your intended stay in Australia
  • your country level of tuberculosis risk as explained below
  • your intended activities in Australia
  • any special circumstances that may be applicable, and/or
  • the presence of any significant medical conditions.

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3.What health examinations are required for  my temporary visa application?

The table below outlines health examinations that you will generally be required to undertake for your temporary visa application.
Country risk level # You intend to stay in Australia for up to six months You intend to stay in Australia for six months or more
Countries which do not generally require immigration health examinations – see below No health examinations required unless special significance applies No health examinations required unless special significance applies
Countries which do require immigration health examinations – see below No health examinations required unless special significance applies
  • Medical examination
  • Chest x-ray examination (if aged 11 years or over).

Any special significance requirements must be met

# The relevant country is your country of citizenship as evidenced by the travel document that you are using to apply for your visa unless you have spent more than three consecutive months in a country which does require health examinations (see below).

4.Does special significance apply to me?

If one or more of the special significance situations in the table below applies to you, you will also generally be required to undertake the listed additional health examinations, subject to age considerations.

Special significance situations Additional health examinations required
You are from a higher TB-risk country and likely to enter a health care or hospital environment. Chest x-ray examination (if aged 11 or over) and a medical examination
You are pregnant and intend to have the baby in Australia Hepatitis B test
You intend to work as (or study to be) a doctor, dentist, nurse or paramedic. Chest x-ray and medical examinations
HIV, hepatitis B and C blood tests
You are likely to work (or be a trainee) at an Australian childcare centre (including preschools and creches). Chest x-ray and a medical examination
You are aged 75 years or older and applying for a Visitor visa (subclass 600 and 676 only). Medical examination

 

 

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