St. Luke's Medical Center - Quezon City || St. Luke's Medical Center - Global City

Medical Examination for Australian Visa Applicants



Please find below the Medical Examination guide for Australian Visa Applicants:

Opening Hours

Reception Area7:00 AM
Follow-up Area8:30 AM
Sputum Collection6:30 AM
D.O.T.7:00 AM
Cashier7:00 AM
X-ray7:00 AM
Laboratory Reception7:00 AM
Physical Examination8:00 AM

Initial Examinations are done on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment is necessary. This also applies to applicants referred back by the Australian Embassy for further tests.

The following applicants should contact SLEC at 521-0020 for their examination/testing schedule:

  • Applicants referred by other screening facilities
  • Applicants for DNA testing

Applicants who have been scheduled for additional examinations (e.g. Sputum collection) and/or DNA Testing must come on their designated examination date and time.

IMPORTANT!

AS OF DECEMBER 2011, WE ARE IMPLEMENTING 100% eHealth arrangement for Australia visa applicants

[ Read DIAC announcement regarding 100% eHealth Arrangements ]

[ Advice for clients regarding eVisa and eHealth.pdf) ]


REMINDERS:

  1. Before coming for your medical examination, you must lodge your visa application, either with the Australian Embassy or via eVisa systems

  2. Bring the letter from the Australian embassy, along with the Health Examination List or the Examination Referral Letter which contains your HAP ID/ TRN number

  3. For Subclass 457, 856 and 857 visa applicants, you may still have your medical screening examination before lodgement of visa application.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  1. Health Examination List (sample)From the Australian Embassy, or Examination Referral Letter (sample) for E-Visa Applicants
  2. Form 26EH/160EH
  3. Valid passport/ national ID (SSS, postal ID, voter's ID, driver's license, PRC ID, school ID) and birth certificate.
  4. Four (4) PHOTOCOPIES of passport/ national ID (click here for format)
  5. 4 pieces recent passport-sized photos (white or blue background)
  6. furtherance letter, if applicable

Whenever applicable, please bring the following:

  • Old chest x-ray films not less than 6 months prior to the medical examination
  • Detailed medical certificate regarding a previously-treated or currently managed clinically significant illness which should contain the following information:
    • duration and date of treatment
    • surgical procedure or medical intervention done
    • complete final diagnosis
    • outcome of treatment or treatment plans and prognosis, if available

Medical Examination Requirements

  • PERMANENT Visa Applicants
  • Age Required Examinations
    0-4 years old Medical History and Physical Examination
    5-10 years old Medical History and Physical Examination , urinalysis
    11-14 years old Medical History and Physical Examination ,
    urinalysis, chest x-ray (CXR)
    15 y/o and above Medical History and Physical Examination , urinalysis, CXR, HIV

    Chest X-ray may also be required for children 10 years old and below if they have had exposure to TB Cases or history of TB disease



  • TEMPORARY Visa Applicants

  • Age/Duration of Stay <3 months 3-12 months >12 months
    <15 years old N/A Medical History and Physical Examination
    15-74 years old N/A Chest X-ray Medical History and
    Physical Examination
    + Chest X-ray
    75 years old and up Medical History and
    Physical Examination
    Medical History and
    Physical Examination + Chest X-ray



  • STUDENT or WORKER (Hospital or Healthcare)

    Medical History and Physical Examination , Chest X-ray, HIV*, HBsAg*,
    and Anti-HCV* (regardless of length of stay)

    *not included in the routine medical examination fee




  • WORKER (457 Visa Applicant): Non-Hospital or non-Healthcare

    Form 160 (Chest X-ray Only)

MEDICAL EXAMINATION FEES

AGE BRACKET

MEDICAL EXAMINATION FEE

0-4 y/o Php 2,350.00
5-10 y/o Php 2,650.00
11-14 y/o Php 3,625.00
15 y/o and up Php 4,250.00
Chest X-Ray Only

Php 1,500.00


Courier charges (for non-eHealth applications)
Australian Embassy Makatiper ApplicantPhP 100
Global Health Sydney 1 visa application PhP 1,700.00
2 or more visa applications PhP 2,500.00

Specialty consultations available within the clinic are performed free of charge. Referrals from other clinics will be charged accordingly.

Discretionary tests deemed necessary in the course of physical exam are charged accordingly.

St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic does not accept cheque or credit card payments. Fees must be paid in Philippine Pesos. Other examinations, when required, will be charged accordingly.

Working Flowchart

REMINDERS:

  1. Applicants are advised to take their meals prior to coming over for their medical examination since food is not allowed within the premises and all the initial blood and urine tests do not require a fasting state. There are restaurants near St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic and drinking fountains are available within the building.
  2. Females within the reproductive age group are advised not to schedule their medical examination during their menstrual period. Otherwise, they will be required to come back one week after the last day of their menstruation.



Workflow for Australian Visa ApplicantsView Flowchart
Download the printable version (in PDF Format, Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)


Note:

  • Medical results and documents are completed according to the physical examination, x-ray and laboratory results, which will be conducted and processed in accordance with the guidelines set by the Australia Government - Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
  • For E-Health applications, medical reports and x-ray (DICOM image) are electronically submitted online.
  • For applicants exempted from eHealth, the medical report and chest x-ray are submitted by St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic via courier to the Global Health in Sydney, Australia.

Working Flowchart

REMINDERS:

  1. Applicants are advised to take their meals prior to coming over for their medical examination since food is not allowed within the premises and all the initial blood and urine tests do not require a fasting state. There are restaurants near St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic and drinking fountains are available within the building.
  2. Female within the reproductive age group are advised not to schedule their medical examination during their menstrual period. Otherwise, they will be required to come back one week after the last day of their menstruation.

Workflow - Australian Visa Applicants


Note:

  • Medical results and documents are completed according to the physical examination, x-ray and laboratory results, which will be conducted and processed in accordance with the guidelines set by the Australia Government - Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
  • For E-Health applications, medical reports and x-ray (DICOM image) are electronically submitted online.
  • For applicants exempted from eHealth, the medical report and chest x-ray are submitted by St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic via courier to the Global Health in Sydney, Australia.