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South Africa and Zimbabwe: pre-entry TB screening for UK visas to start 31-12-2013

From 31 December 2012, if you are resident in South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland or Zimbabwe, and are applying for a visa to come to the UK for more than 6 months you must be tested at an approved clinic and … Continue reading

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Nepal: UKBA introduces TB screening in Nepal

Today, UKBA announced the introduction of tuberculosis testing in Nepal. From 31st December 2012, if you are resident in Nepal and would like to apply for a visa to come to the UK for more than 6 months you must be … Continue reading

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TB Testing

Pre-entry TB Testing for UK Visa applications Q1. Why is pre-entry TB screening required for UK visa applications? Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious airborne infection. According to UKBA, TB constitutes a global public health issue and they are therefore rolling … Continue reading

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