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Medical examination for foreign worker

You need to send your workers for a medical examination before their Work Permit is issued.

Requirements for the check-up

You must send your workers for a medical examination by a Singapore-registered doctor within 2 weeks of their arrival in Singapore. Bring along the medical examination form when the worker goes for the tests.

Their Work Permit will only be issued if they pass the medical examination. Otherwise, they will have to be sent home.

The medical examination screens the worker for 4 types of infectious disease (tuberculosis, HIV, syphilis and malaria) and checks if they are fit to work.

You can send your workers for more tests if you have specific concerns about their health.

If you want to know the results of the medical examination, you can ask the doctor for a copy of the report.