Qatar visa Medical Test-Fee, Requirements, Procedure & Validity

Expats who are looking for employment opportunities in Qatar, must undergo a Qatar visa medical test. This medical is necessary to obtain a Qatar work visa. Individuals over the age of 18 from their respective countries are subjected to undertake this basic and crucial requirement.

What is Qatar Visa Medical Test? 

Medical Test for Qatar work visa is an initiative by Gulf Health Council. The main objective of this test is to assess the fitness of an expat to determine whether he is medically fit or not. Moreover, it also evaluates that expats do not have any contagious disease like Hepatitis or Aids etc. 

Who Should take the Medical Test?

The medical test is mandatory for all foreigners looking for employment opportunities or residence permits in Qatar. 

Furthermore, this same rule applies to expat workers’ families. It is necessary for every adult member over 18 to undergo a medical test. 

Qatar Visa Medical Test Appointment Method 

If you have found a work visa and are ready to undergo a medical test, the below mentioned easy steps would help you to book your medical appointment.

  • 1: Visit the Official  QVC (Qatar Visa Center) Website
  • 2: Tap on the “Book Referral Appointment” Tab or button
  • 3: Submit your detail
  • 4: And book your appointment

What Countries are required to take the medical test? 

The detailed list of countries is listed below.

  • Bangladesh
  • Egypt
  • India
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Mali
  • Morocco
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda

How Many Tests are Included in Medical?

The medical test includes the below mentioned tests

  • HIV
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • TB
  • Blood Group
  • Chest X-Ray

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Requirements for Qatar Visa Medical Test

For Identity verification, following documents are required to bring to the appointment center.

  • Please bring a copy of immunization card
  • Previous Medical History related to surgeries or illness
  • Four Recent Passport size photos
  • Original Passport with Photocopy of Information Page (Main Page)

Procedure of Qatar Visa Medical Test

  • Visit the QVC website to book an appointment.
  • Choose your country and preferred language
  • Please provide all the necessary details and submit
  • Pay the medical amount through card.
  • After payment it will generate a slip with the QVC center assigned for the test.
  • Visit the test center on a given day and undergo a medical test.

What is the cost of a Medical Test?

The average cost for Medical is 290 QAR. However, it varies from one nationality to another.

How do I check My Medical Status?

You can check your medical status on the QVC website. Visit the Qatar visa center website and enter your passport and other required details. It will show you your latest medical status. Usually, it takes 48 hours to show test results. It can vary in some cases.

How long is the Validity of a Medical Test?

QVC is initially valid for three months after its issue date.

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