Pre-Selected Tuberculosis HIgh-Risk Countries
The immigration office designated 19 countries as tuberculosis high-risk countries. The countries are Nepal, East Timor, Russia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, India, Indonesia, China, Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Thailand, Pakistan, Philippines and Laos. Citizens from those countries must submit the tuberculosis test certificate when applying for long-term visa. Please note that the validity of the certificate is for 3 months from the issuance date.