Countries with a low incidence of tuberculosis

You need to have a chest x-ray if you have been living in a country that does not have a low incidence of tuberculosis (TB).

When you need a chest x-ray

If you are applying for a visa to come to New Zealand for 6 months or more you need to have a chest x-ray if:

If you are a citizen of a country that is not on this list, but you can prove you have never lived in or spent time in that country, you may not need to have a chest x-ray.

Check the list of countries with a low incidence of TB

Countries with a low incidence of TB
American Samoa
Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Australia
Austria
Barbados
Belgium
Bermuda
British Virgin Islands
Canada
Cayman Islands
Costa Rica
Cuba
Cyprus
Chile
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Grenada
Iceland
Ireland
Israel:
      includes the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and East Jerusalem
Italy
Jamaica
Jordan
Libya
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Montserrat
Netherlands Antilles
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Oman
Puerto Rico
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
San Marino
Slovakia
Slovenia
Sweden
Switzerland
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos
United Kingdom
United States of America
United States Virgin Islands
Vatican City