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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.

Most clinics would have resumed medical examinations. To avoid a long wait at clinics and ensure your workers’ safety, please make an appointment with clinics before sending them there.

You will need to upload the completed medical examination form to get the Work Permit issued. 

For Work Permits issued earlier on without the medical examination forms, please send the workers for their medical examinations. Once they have completed it, you can proceed to make an appointment for card registration.

We will continue to extend the expiry dates of notification letters and card registration due dates to give workers time to make the card registration appointment. No hard copy letters will be issued for this extension. In the meantime, they can remain in Singapore with their notification letters. Those who telecommute or work in permitted services approved by MTI may use the letters as proof of the validity of their passes.

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.

The worker must pass the examination, and you need the completed medical form to get the Work Permit issued. Those who fail the examination will have to be sent home.

The medical examination screens the worker for 4 types of infectious diseases (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.