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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 Hansen’s 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 physician’s review at the time of the medical examination after arrival. If you don’t 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

Student’s 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 physician’s review at the time of the medical examination after arrival. If you don’t 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 physician’s review at the time of the medical examination after arrival. If you don’t 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 Hansen’s 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 Chinese students

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 (Note
4)

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 card which is available.

NTD1,194
(Note1)

NTD1,185

NTD629

NTD861
(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.

 

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