United Arab Emirates Visa Medical

United Arab Emirates Medical

Thinking of moving to The United Arab Emirates? Whether applying for a residency visa or a work permit, all visa applicants will require a thorough medical exam, along with a series of blood tests before being granted their visa. Unusually, these exams and tests must all take place upon arrival to the UAE in a Government Medical Facility. Failure of any single aspect of this exam, may result in immediate quarantine, deportation, and visa refusal.

Therefore, many UAE visa applicants prefer to undergo this test first at home – whether in full, or in part – before catching that 7 hour flight to Dubai! That way, there will be no nasty surprises when undergoing these tests in the UAE Government facility, and you can be sure of your impending passing of this medical exam. Like a trial-run or dress rehearsal, before the real medical upon arrival to the UAE.

What does the medical exam include?

  • Physical exam
  • Full Blood Count
  • Biochemistry:
    • Random Blood Sugar
    • Glycosylated Haemoglobin
  • Serology:
    • HIV
    • Hepatitis B
    • Hepatitis C
    • Syphilis
  • Complete Urinalysis 
  • Chest x-ray
  • Referral for pure tone audiometry
  • Spirometry
  • Routine 12-lead ECG (40+

We are able to perform these tests as a package, but we’re happy for UAE visa applicants to pick-and-choose which parts of this long list of tests they would like performing.

How long will the appointment take?

Our appointments are split into two. 

  • First appointment: you will need a 30-minute appointment to complete the lab tests. We will then need to refer you to a partner clinic for a chest x-ray and audiometry test.
  • Second appointment: you will need a 15-minute appointment to complete the form once all the results have been returned to the doctor. 

How much does it cost?

Our UAE visa medical costs starts from £540 (includes VAT). 

What do I need to bring?

Make sure you bring the form along with you to the appointment.

When will I receive my results?

All test results will be received within 3 working days.

How do I book?

Simply book online for a 30-minute appointment with one of our fully qualified doctors. Make sure to mention the ‘UAE medical exam’ in the notes section. Alternatively, give us a call or send us an email for more information.

Please note, some medical services, including visa medicals, which are not directly related to maintaining or improving an  individual’s health are subject to VAT and this will be charged to you by London Doctors Clinic.

United Arab Emirates immigration medical & all tests from £540 (includes VAT).

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