risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis
From instructions: A4.25.5 Definition of person with risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis
- A person is considered to have risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis if:
- they hold a passport issued by a country not listed in A4.25.10; or
- in the five years prior to application they have spent a combined total of three or more months in any one or more countries not listed in A4.25.10.
- Despite (a)(i) above, if an applicant provides evidence that satisfies an immigration officer they have never lived or spent time in the country that issued their passport, and (a)(ii) does not apply, they will not be considered to have risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis and the requirement to undergo a TB screening X-ray and provide the associated Temporary Entry X-ray Certificate form will not apply.