Health Exam

Health Certificate for Residence Application

All of the new foreign students must complete a health exam for a Resident Visa at a Ministry-designated hospital in their home country. They should submit the health certificate to the Healthcare Center on the registration day. For the regulations of the “Foreigner Health Examination, please refer to the website Taiwan Centers for Disease Control.

Items required for health certificate: Download the heath exam form on the website of Taiwan Centers for Disease Control.

  1. Chest x-ray for tuberculosis
  2. Stool examination for parasites
  3. Serological test for syphilis
  4. Proof of positive measles and rubella antibody titers or measles and rubella vaccination certificates
  5. Examination for Hansens disease

HK & Macau and Mainland China students

The school Division of Health Service will arrange for new foreign students the “Foreigner Health Examination and “Freshmen Health Check-up, both of which should be conducted in the designated hospital within 7 days after arrival.
Hong Kong and Macau students should have their vaccination record available for the physicians review at the time of the medical examination after arrival. If you dont have the record, the physician will work with you to determine which vaccinations you may need to meet the requirements.

Table 1: Foreign students should complete the health examinations according to their nationality.
Health check Type Medical Exam Items Students nationality Description Remarks
Health exam for short-term study (Form C)
  1. Proof of Positive Measles and Rubella Antibody or Measles and Rubella Vaccination Certificates (you may have your vaccination record available for the physicians review at the time of the medical examination after arrival. If you dont have one, the physician will work with you to determine which vaccinations you may need to meet the requirements.)
  2. Chest X-ray for tuberculosis
Foreign students and Hong Kong&Macau students Foreign students and Hong Kong and Macau students who stay in Taiwan longer than 3 months but less than 6 months. eg. foreign exchange student If you have completed the Foreigner Health Examination for short-term study within two months before arrival, you do not need to do it again. Or you should conduct it in the designated hospital within 14 days after arrival. The school Division of Health Service will arrange for new foreign students.
Mainland China students Mainland China students who stay in Taiwan longer than 2 months The school Division of Health Service will arrange for new foreign students within 14 days after arrival. See Table 2.
Health exam for residence in Taiwan (Form B)
  1. Proof of Positive Measles and Rubella Antibody or Measles and Rubella Vaccination Certificates (you may have your vaccination record available for the physicians review at the time of the medical examination after arrival. If you dont have one, the physician will work with you to determine which vaccinations you may need to meet the requirements.)
  2. Chest X-ray for Tuberculosis
  3. Serological Tests for Syphilis
  4. Examinations for Hansens Disease
  5. Stool Examination for Parasites
Foreign students and Hong Kong&Macau students Foreign students and Hong Kong and Macau students who stay in Taiwan longer than 6 months If you have completed the Foreigner Health Examination for short-term study within two months before arrival, you do not need to do it again. Or you should conduct it in the designated hospital within 14 days after arrival. The school Division of Health Service will arrange for new
foreign students. See Table 2.
Oversea Chinesestudents Oversea Chinese Students who stay in Taiwan longer than 6 months
Mainland China students Mainland China students who stay in Taiwan longer than 6 months The school Division of Health Service will arrange for new foreign students within 14 days after arrival. See Table 2.
Freshmen Health Check- up (TCUST
Student Health Form)
  1. Physical examination
  2. CBC (Complete blood count), Biochemistry, Serological Tests for Syphilis
  3. Anti-HBs testing
  4. Urine Routine
  5. Chest X-ray
All of the freshman Enrolled student who stay in school longer than 6 months The school Division of Health Service will arrange for new foreign students on the first week of a new semester.

Table 2: Health check types and fees
Health check Type Form Description Fee Documentation
Fee Physical exam+ measles and rubella vaccines
(Note3)
with Measles and Rubella Vaccination Certificates
(Note4)
Measles and rubella vaccines
Health exam for short-term study Form C Enrolled Student Free of registration fee+
self-pay items (10% discount)
With the Form C and student ID cardwhich is available.
NTD1,194 (Note1) NTD1,185 NTD629 NTD86 (Note 5)
  1. Photo*1
  2. For the Mainland China students: original of entry and exit permit
  3. For the other foreign students: original passport
Health exam for residence in Taiwan Form B The health inspection is arranged by the school Division of Health Service Fixed fee NTD1,488 (Note2) NTD1,533 NTDD974
  1. Photo*3
  2. For the Mainland China students: original of entry and exit permit
  3. For the other foreign students: original passport
Freshmen Health Check-up TCUST
Student Health Form
NTD850 - - - -
Notes 1&2: The fee covers the medical exam items on Table 1, including the Measles and Rubella Antibody blood test fee.
Note 3: The fee covers the medical exam items on Table 1, with the Measles and Rubella Vaccines administered. The hospital will issue the Measles and Rubella Vaccination Certificates.
Note 4: With a Rubella Vaccination certificate, the Measles and Rubella Antibody testing fee is deducted.
Note 5: If you do not have the certificate for Measles and Rubella Vaccination Certificates with the blood test showing negative antibody, you should be vaccine accordingly and acquire the Measles and Rubella vaccination certificate from the hospital. The price of vaccines is based on the annual report of the hospital.