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 Area6:30 AM
Follow-up Area8:30 AM
Sputum Collection6:00 AM
Cashier6:00 AM
X-ray6:30 AM
Laboratory Reception6:30 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



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
  1. Health Examination List (sample)From the Australian Embassy, or Examination Referral Letter (sample) for E-Visa Applicants
  2. Valid Passport
    If not available, the following identification documents may be presented:
    • national ID (SSS, postal ID, voter's ID, PRC ID, driver's license, school ID) or
    • birth certificate
  3. 2 PHOTOCOPIES of the passport/ national ID/ birth certificate (click here for format)
  4. 2 pieces recent passport-sized photos (white or blue background)
  5. furtherance letter, if applicable
  6. Minors (15 years old and below) must be accompanied by their parent or by a legal guardian who has thorough knowledge of the child's medical history.

    The parent or legal guardian must present a government issued ID (original and 2 photocopies)

    In case the companion is not the legal guardian, the following documents must be presented:

    • Letter of Authorization or Special power of attorney stating that the companion is authorized to sign on behalf of the parent
    • 2 photocopies of the Parent's government issued ID
    • Authorized companion's government issued ID, original and 2 photocopies

  7. Regardless of current marital status, applicants who have had previous marriages that were nullified through annulment are required to present the annulment papers (court decision) before their medical report can be completed.

Whenever applicable, please bring the following:

  • Old chest x-ray films not less than 6 months prior to the medical examination
  • Medical certificate regarding a previously-treated or currently managed clinically significant illness
  • The medical certificate should contain the following information:
    • Medical Treatment
      • name of medication (brand and/or generic name)
      • dosage
      • duration and dates of treatment
    • surgical procedure done
    • complete final diagnosis
    • outcome of treatment or treatment plans and prognosis, if available

Medical Examination Requirements

Listed below are the INITIAL tests required for your visa medical examination. Significant health conditions identified during initial medical examination may require further clinical investigation, based on the visa medical examination guidelines set by the Australian Government, Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

  1. PERMANENT Visa Applicants
  2. Age Required Examinations
    0-1 years old Medical History and Physical Examination
    2-4 years old Medical History and Physical Examination, Tuberculin Skin Test(TST)/ IGRA
    5-10 years old Medical History and Physical Examination, urinalysis, Tuberculin Skin Test(TST)/ IGRA
    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

    • Permanent visa applicants 2-10 years old are required to undertake either a Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) OR a TB Blood Test (Interferon Gamma Release Assay or IGRA)
      • Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) requires 2 clinic visits. Second visit is between 48 and 72 hours from TST placement.
      • To avoid TST from becoming invalidated, please be at the clinic at least an hour before the schedule written on your TST return slip.

      • The TB Blood Test (Interferon Gamma Release Assay or IGRA) will only require 1 clinic visit if results are negative.
    • Chest X-ray will be required for children 10 years old and below if they have a positive TST/IGRA result or have exposure to TB Cases or a history of TB disease


  3. TEMPORARY Visa Applicants

  4. 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 up Medical History and Physical Examination, urinalysis, CXR, HIV

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




  5. 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




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

    Form 160 (Chest X-ray Only)

MEDICAL EXAMINATION FEES

AGE BRACKET

PERMANENT VISA MEDICAL FEE

TEMPORARY VISA MEDICAL FEE

0-1 y/o Php 2,800.00 Php 2,800.00
2-4 y/o Php 3,200.00 Php 3,200.00
5-10 y/o Php 3,800.00 Php 3,800.00
11-14 y/o Php 4,400.00 Php 4,400.00
15 y/o and up Php 6,600.00 Php 6,000.00

St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic - Ermita, Manila only accepts cash payment, while St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic - Global City Taguig accepts cash and credit card payments. Fees must be paid in Philippine Pesos.

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

Additional tests deemed necessary in the course of physical exam are 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.
  3. Minors (17 years old and below) must be accompanied by their parent or by a legal guardian who has thorough knowledge of the child's medical history.

    The parent or legal guardian must present a government issued ID (original and 2 photocopies)

    In case the companion is not the legal guardian, the following documents must be presented:

    • Letter of Authorization or Special power of attorney stating that the companion is authorized to sign on behalf of the parent
    • 2 photocopies of the Parent's government issued ID
    • Authorized companion's government issued ID, original and 2 photocopies



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 eMedical applications, medical reports and x-ray (DICOM image) are electronically submitted online.

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.
  3. Minors (15 years old and below) must be accompanied by their parent or by a legal guardian who has thorough knowledge of the child's medical history.

    The parent or legal guardian must present a government issued ID (original and 2 photocopies)

    In case the companion is not the legal guardian, the following documents must be presented:

    • Letter of Authorization or Special power of attorney stating that the companion is authorized to sign on behalf of the parent
    • 2 photocopies of the Parent's government issued ID
    • Authorized companion's government issued ID, original and 2 photocopies

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.
  • As this facility is eMedical enabled, medical reports and x-ray (DICOM image) are electronically submitted online.