Dear Applicants,

For your visa for Australia or New Zealand you will require a medical examination at a designated panel site.

It is required to bring the following documents to your appointment:

  • Passport or certified copy of your passport
  • Referral Letter/ Information Sheet or Health Examinations List printed from the EMedical website with your HAP-ID (Australia only)
  • Glasses or contact lenses for the vision test
  • Vaccination Records, and where applicable x-ray pass or children’s health booklet (children under 10 years)
  • If you suffer from chronic diseases please have your specialist report or hospital discharge letter ready to show. In the case of significant diseases we will need a certified translation (e.g. diabetes, epilepsy, HIV, cancer within the last 5 years).
  • You do not require a separate appointment for the chest x-ray examination. It will be done in the Radiology Department on the first floor of the building. For further enquiries please telephone 0049 30 2149810 or e-mail: management@mvz-radiologie.de)
  • Please allow 2-3 hours for the duration of your appointment.

COSTS FOR VISA EXAMINATIONS

Costs for Visa for Australia

Adults (15 years and above)
Medical exam   220,-€
Chest X-ray 60,-€
Blood test (HIV)  25,-€
Total cost   305,-€
Adults in medical professions
(students, doctors, nurses)
Medical exam   220,-€
Chest X-ray 60,-€
Blood test (HIV, Hepatitis B + C) 70,-€
Gesamtpreis 350,-€
Kinder (11 - 14 Jahre)
Medical exam   220,-€
Chest X-ray 60,-€
Total cost   280,-€
Children (0 – 10 years)
Medical exam   215,-€
Total cost   215,-€

Costs for Visa for New zealand

Adults (15 years and above)
Medical exam   260,-€
Chest X-ray 60,-€
Blood test Extra  80,-€
Total cost   400,-€
Erwachsene Limited Visa
Medical exam    246,-€
Chest X-ray 60,-€
Total cost   306,-€
Kinder (11 - 14 Jahre)
Medical exam    215,-€
Chest X-ray 60,-€
Total cost   275,-€
Kinder (0 - 10 Jahre)
Medical exam    215,-€
Total cost   215,-€

The “blood test Extra” cost for New Zealand includes  HIV, Hepatitis B + C and Syphilis.

List of procedures for visa examinations for australia 

Children 0 –  4 years
Medical exam only 

Children 5 – 10 years
Medical exam, urine dipstix 

Children 11 – 14 years 
Medical exam, urine dipstix, and chest x-ray 

Children 15 years and above and Adults 
Medical exam, urine dipstix, blood test (HIV) and chest x-ray 

Adults in medical professions (students, doctors, nurses)
Medical exam, urine dipstix, blood test (HIV, Hepatitis B+C) and chest x-ray

Pregnant women 
Medical exam, urine dipstix, blood test (HIV, Hepatitis B). The chest x-ray will be postponed after giving birth in Australia. 

List of procedures for visa examinations for New Zealand

Children 0 –  4 years
Medical exam only

Children 5 – 10 years
Medical exam, urine dipstix

Children 11 – 14 years 
Medical exam, urine dipstix, and chest x-ray

Children 15 years and above and Adults 
Medical exam, urine dipstix, blood test (HIV) and chest x-ray

Pregnant women 
Medical exam, urine dipstix, blood test (HIV, Hepatitis B). The chest x-ray will be postponed after giving birth in New Zealand.

Limited Medical Examination 
The blood tests includes blood count and creatinine (kidney function) 

General Medical Examination
The blood tests includes HIV, Hepatitis B + C, Syphilis, HbA1c (Diabetes), blood count and creatinine (kidney function)

All Visa are processed via EMedical, the electronic web-based platform which you may access with your personal ID number (HAP-ID or NZER).

Procedure at our clinic Praevenio: Dr. Knur/ Dr. Prack/ Dr. Zürcher

1. Reception (6th floor)

  • On arrival at reception we will take your personal details and take an identity photograph (face should be uncovered, but hair may be covered)
  • Please do not hesitate to ask if you require further information regarding the blood tests. We are obliged to inform you about all the tests performed and we will need your consent (esp. HIV)

Please inform us if you:

  • Prefer to be examined by a male/ female doctor
  • Prefer to have a Chaperone attending the examination
  • Will need a translator from your language into either English or German

2. Urine test (6th floor) 

  • Please let us know when you will be ready to provide the urine sample. We have to advise you how and where to do it.
  • Please inform us if you are menstruating. The test can be repeated or postponed.
  • The urine dipstix will be tested for blood, glucose and protein. We will tell you the result at the end of the examination.

3. Blood test (6th floor)

  • The kind of blood tests made from your blood sample will depend on the visa type. We are not allowed to perform other tests than those required for the visa process.
  • We will contact you in the case of abnormal results. We do not notify you if the results are normal but you are eligible to receive the results. Please get in touch with our desk.
  • The results will usually be available within 2-3 working days.

4. X-ray (Radiology Department 1st floor)

  • The chest x-ray will be performed either before or after the physical examination depending on the time schedule of the doctor.
  • The chest x-ray is a single image of your lung, heart and skeletal chest. The aim is mainly to exclude tuberculosis. The x-ray will be performed according to the German Regulations for Radiation Protection.
  • The images will be attached in Emedical.
  • The x-ray examination should be paid at the reception of the radiology department directly after your x-ray. The cost is 60,-€
  1. Medical examination with the panel physician (Dr. Knur, female or Dr. Zürcher, male or Dr. Prack, male) (6th floor)
  • Please do not hesitate to mention any concerns regarding the medical examination before it starts
  • At first the doctor will discuss your medical history (probably already given in EMedical), your present medication or other treatments if applicable.
  • The medical examination will include a vision test (please have your glasses or contact lenses ready), a hearing test and a thorough examination of your body. Therefore you will need to remove your clothes except for underwear.
  • In women over 40 years of age an examination of the breast is required.
  • We will check your vaccination records and will recommend booster vaccinations if needed. They can be offered at our clinic but also can be done at your general practitioner. 
  1. Final questions and Payment of invoice/ account (6th floor)
  • Please check with the front desk if everything has been done before leaving the clinic.
  • The invoice comprises all procedures of the medical examination necessary for the visa. In the case of further tests needed (abnormal screening tests) this will be paid by your health insurance. Repeat urine samples are without further cost.
  • The cost for the x-ray is paid separately at the radiology department.
  • The cost for the laboratory exam will be charged by the laboratory Bioscentia. You will receive the bill approx. within 4 weeks of the appointment. An exception to this is the blood count, the creatinine and the HbA1c for the New Zealand visa which are part of the doctor’s invoice.
  • The invoice can be paid in cash or with EC-/ Debit Card
  • Please note that value added tax (VAT) will be added to the invoice, according to German law.
  • All the results of the medical examination will be documented in EMedical. Depending on the type of laboratory test this will take approx. 2-4 working days. Your case will be submitted as soon as possible. In most cases this will be within 7 days.
  • The stage of the procedures can be followed by you in EMedical with your HAP-ID or NZER.
  • The results can be forwarded as a PdF-file if you wish. Please leave us your contact email.
  • If you have any queries do not hesitate to contact us via phone, fax or email.

We will try to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Your Praevenio Team