VISA Medicals to South Africa

Visa medicals for South Africa

South Africa: Your South African Visa Medical at IPSA

If you plan to reside temporarily in South Africa, then you will need a South African visa medical. At your IPSA visa medical clinic, you can obtain a South African visa medical in only 24 hours, if you require one in a hurry. IPSA’s experienced visa medical doctors are registered with the FCO (the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), and IPSA can guarantee an efficient, convenient and discreet visa medical service, always respecting your needs.


Your IPSA South African visa medical: What tests are involved?

Your visa medical for South Africa involves a full medical examination and a discussion of your medical history, followed by these additional tests:

  • A chest X-ray
  • HIV
  • Syphilis
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhoea


How long does it take for my results to be finalised?

Unless you take up the option of the expedited service, then the results can take up to five working days.


IPSA’s visa medicals for South Africa come at highly competitive rates

Standard visa medical for South Africa: £400


Are there any additional charges?

If you are over 40 (or if it is clinically indicated), you will also require an ECG, which is available for £90.

If you are over 50, then your prospective employer might also require a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test to be carried out, which is available for £90.

If you have a history of diabetes, then you may also require an HbA1c test, which costs £90.

When you arrive at your IPSA clinic for your South African visa medical, please bring your original passport with you to confirm your identity and one passport-sized photograph.

Call your IPSA visa medical clinic today to book your same-day South African visa medical, or book online.


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