Starting 02 March 2016, all Filipino applicants applying for long-term visa (91 days above) have been required to submit additional tuberculosis (TB) exam certified by any of the hospitals designated by the Korean Embassy (refer to the list below). Filipino applicants who have previously stayed in Korea are also required to submit medical exam on tuberculosis if they plan to re-enter Korea.
Pre-employment Medical Exam (PEME) result from DOH accredited medical clinic, valid passport, valid NBI, KLC Training Certificate should be submitted by the worker to the Government Placement Branch (GPB), Ground Floor, POEA EDSA corner Ortigas Ave.,Mandaluyong City, upon issuance of CCVI.
Result of the additional Tuberculosis Examination: Direct Sputum Smear Microscopy (DSSM) from any of the designated hospitals will be forwarded to GPB, POEA by the hospital. Unlike in PEME, TB clearance is valid for one (1) year.
|1||Makati Medical Center (MMC)Monday to Friday 6AM to 5PM||Department of Pathology and Laboratory
Ground Floor, Tower II Amorsolo Street
Legaspi Village Makati City
|2||St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) Global City Monday to Sunday open 24 hours||Microbiology Department Institute of Pathology
2nd Floor, Main Building
St. Luke’s Medical Center –Global City
32nd St. Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
NOTE: Additional list of hospitals designated by Korean Embassy will be provided soon.
For the DSSM test, please bring the following:
A. Original AND photocopy of passport
B. 2 pcs. passport size colored picture (recent photo)
For inquiries, call the Government Placement Branch 722-1174 / 722-1175.
1. Applicants who already passed the EPS TOPIK with Employment Permit Issuance (EPI) should report to POEA Recruitment and Documentation Division – Government Placement Branch(RDD-GPB), Ground Floor, for the scheduling of Pre-Employment Orientation Seminar
2. Applicants with Forwarded Standard Labor Contract (SLC) should report to POEA, Recruitment and Documentation Division Government Placement Branch (RDD-GPB) immediately for the signing of contract and scheduling of Korean Language and Culture (KLC) Refresher Training.
ALL WORKERS UNDER EPS- KOREA with OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT (LABOR CONTRACT with or without CCVI) Report immediately at POEA, Ground Floor, Recruitment and Documentation Division-Government Placement Branch (RDD-GPB) and register for the Korean Language and Culture Refresher Course Training (KLCT). Look for Mr. Leo Mark Pardenas or Call 722-11-75
ALL WORKERS UNDER EPS- KOREA with EMPLOYMENT PERMIT ISSUANCE (EPI) Report immediately at POEA, Ground Floor, Recruitment and Documentation Division-Government Placement Branch(RDD-GPB) and register for the Pre-Employment Orientation Seminar(PEOS). Look for Ms. Karyl Ann Fields or Call 722-11-75
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