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Monday, 17 August 2015

How to Pay IOM Tuberculosis Test Fee

You must be tested for tuberculosis if you are traveling to the UK for more than 6 months and a resident of Nigeria or Benin.

Your test must be from a clinic approved by the Home Office. Test certificate from any other clinic in Nigeria will not be accepted.

The fee for tuberculosis screening is 130 US Dollars (or its equivalent in Naira). The fee will be payable in local currency at the prevailing exchange rate advised by the IOM. You will pay the IOM directly for the cost of your tuberculosis test. The cost of the test is in addition to the visa application fee.


The test fee does not cover treatment if you have tuberculosis.


Payment account:
Payment should be made to the following bank account before reporting for medical screening.

Name of Bank: Standard Chartered Bank
Account name: International Organization for Migration
Bank Account: 0001847002
Sort Code: 068080017



Payment modalities:
Payment can be made through bank deposit in any Standard Chartered Bank branch in Nigeria or through bank transfer.

You will be requested to present proof of payment (statement) when reporting for medical screening. The all-inclusive non-refundable fee is an amount equivalent to USD130.00 (one hundred and thirty dollars) paid in Naira for each visa applicant aged 11 years or more and an amount equivalent to USD
52.00 (fifty two dollars) paid in Naira for each child under 11 years. The prevailing IOM exchange rate applies.

NOTE: If you are paying by bank transfer, please remember to leave enough time (3-4days) for the payment to go through to us before the scheduled appointment and bring along clear evidence of payment. It can take from 1 to 3 days for the funds to appear in the receiving account. Please note that we will issue certificates only when your payment arrives at IOM account, not when you send your payment.

Required identification and registration documents:
1. Valid International passport
2. UNHCR registration document / Alien card.
3. Proof of payment (statement)


Procedure:
  • Pay the examination fee to the above bank details and obtain proof of payment.
  • Report to the IOM Migration Health Assessment Centre between 8.30 am and 12.00 Noon (except Fridays) for registration and medical screening. Ensure to come with valid identification documents
  • and proof of payment.
  • After registration, you will be taken to an IOM partner clinic for chest x-ray if you are aged 11 years or more. A questionnaire will be completed for children less than 11 years old and will only be taken
  • for chest x-ray if there is clinical indication for TB screening.
  • A consent form will be signed before medical screening for each individual. Parents or guardians will sign consent form for individuals below 18 years.
  • Additional tuberculosis tests (sputum smears and culture) will be requested if there are abnormal chest x-ray findings suggestive of either active or inactive tuberculosis infection which will take up to eight (8) weeks to obtain negative results.
  • If you are diagnosed with infectious tuberculosis, you will be referred for treatment. Tuberculosis treatment is free under the National Tuberculosis Control Program and it takes a minimum of six months to complete treatment.
  • A medical certificate will be issued as per the time mentioned above.
  • Female applicants of childbearing age may be requested to undergo a pregnancy test if they are not sure of their pregnancy status.


Approved test clinics

You must be tested at one of the IOM clinics below which have been approved by the Home Office. Tuberculosis test certificate from any other clinic in Nigeria will not be accepted.
 
Lagos
Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC)
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
No 5D, Reverend Ogunbiyi Street, Off Oba Akinjobi Way 
G.R.A. Ikeja, Lagos.
Tel: +234(0) 807 219 1112/ 0802 226 4059/ 0909215 6079
Email: iomlagosmedicalbooking@iom.int
 
Abuja
Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC)
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
No. 4, Buchannan Close, off Buchannan Crescent, off Amino Kano Crescent
Wuse 11, Abuja
Tel: +234(0) 807 219 1122 / +234 (0) 80 9563 7898 / +234 (0) 80 8522 1427
Email: iomabujamedicalbooking@iom.int


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