Tuberculosis testing requirement for visa applicants in Ghana and Kenya
From 5 February 2007, visa applicants in Ghana and Kenya applying for UK visas valid for stays longer than six months will need to provide with their visa application a certificate confirming that they are free from infectious tuberculosis (TB).
Visitors and those staying for six months or less will not need a medical certificate. The following are exempted from the TB testing requirement:
- diplomatic passport holders and others exempt from UK immigration control
- children aged under 11 years old
- returning residents
An application will usually be refused if there is no certificate.