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.
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