Tuberculosis testing requirement for visa applicants in Pakistan
From 5 March 2007, visa applicants in Pakistan 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
- Certificate of Entitlement holders
- returning residents
We will normally refuse an application if there is no certificate.