Work Permit Medicals in Maldives

Every expatriate / foreigner coming to the Maldives to work under work visa or work permit has to undergo the work visa medicals. Work visa medicals Maldives has to done every year for the renewal of the work visa besides the first time entry.

Where can the Work Permit Medical Checkups done?

Work permit medical check ups and done at approved hospitals and clinics in the Maldives.

Tests included in the Work Visa Medicals Maldives

  1. HIV
  2. HbsAg
  3. VDRL
  4. TC, DC
  5. Chest X-ray
  6. Urine Albumin and sugar

Other than theses tests, the person has to go through regular doctor consultation

If the employee / expat worker is found to be positive to any communicable disease like HIV, HbsAg, then after the confirmatory tests, the person is sent back home.

Some FAQ’s Related to Work Visa Medicals Maldives

  1. How long will this check up take ? – About 1-2 hours
  2. What are the specimens taken ? Blood, Urine
  3. Is Chest X-Ray Mandatory? Yes
  4. How often the work permit medicals needs to be done? – every renewal, usually once a year
  5. Who would bear the cost? – Employer
  6. How much does this cost ? Between Mrf 600 to 1000, depending upon the place where you are doing your medical check up.
  7. Fastest and best place to do Work Permit Medicals is at AMDC Clinic

Other Recommended reading for Expatriates working in the Maldives

  1. Is Maldives a Safe Place to Live and Work for Foreigners ?
  2. Local Market – Male’ in Maldives
  3. Is there income tax in Maldives?
  4. Cost of Living and Salary in Maldives


31 thoughts on “Work Permit Medicals in Maldives”

      • Hi kisor sir
        I have questions i got work permit but hr sent me late so already expire 90 days. Again re apply how long tak time fo process in immigration? And how i know reday my work permit? Any online check method please sir could you explain me Thank you.

  1. Sir, I had hcv before ,but i did treatment and my viral load is 0, but it seems in blood.can i apply or not.I have certificate of treatment.

  2. Hii sir.
    Sir, I had been TB first six years ago, which has been cured after the treatment. But there is a scar in the X-ray, so can I go Maldives

  3. Dear Sir
    I wanna know about chest Xray I found some little bit spot in my chest I was some effected by the before 25 years when I was 6th standard but it was ok and I am still fhit but chest xray have some spot so plz guide me can I come in Maldives for work.

  4. hi sir i ravikumar from bangalore india .just i want to know that what is the procedure for work permit. and how long it will be take . my agent told me within one week you will get agrment letter and within this month you fly post – Airport reciever job sal 1000 us consultancy charge – 1lakh

      • Hi Kishor I hope u doing very well

        Have 1 queries.
        I had valve repair heart surgery 2 years ago
        Currently I am fit working in hotel
        Get fitness certificate from hospital
        But when I do x Ray there stretch mark chest
        All rest fine.
        It’s possible I can get fit for Maldives.
        Plz let me know dear.

      • Sir,i had vdrl reactive in 2017 and take treatment in same year; till now vdrl is non reactive but tpha is posiitive.i know that tpha will remains positive life long if once affected. Can i apply for job? Which test is using there, vdrl or tpha? In india ,for gulf jobs taking tpha not vdrl?

  5. Hi Sir, what if the urine albumin and sugar level not in the normal range and also TC,DC test also different then normal rage. Can they refuse your work permit?

  6. Hi sir, I have tb scare in lungs. But now in curred. Can I work in Maldives. Is there any problem for medical. Kindly suggest me sir

  7. Hi! How about thyroid disease like Hyperthyroidism and a Thyroid Nodule. Would this be a problem with work permit application requirement? Thanks in advance


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