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Japanese exchange medical visa

Japanese Exchange and Teaching medical visa

As part of your Japanese Exchange and Teaching medical, Health Klinix offers a comprehensive service. This consists of the following:

Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) medical

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This is a Japanese Exchange and Teaching medical requirement. One of our GMC certified doctors will perform the examination.This includes a physical examination, blood pressure measurement, height, weight, an eye examination, urine check and a chest X-Ray . Although we can't guarantee either a male or a female doctor, you do have the right to have a chaperone present to the examination.

A full medical examination

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We’ll check your urine at our clinic. This is a routine urine analysis looking for sugar, blood, white cells or infection in your urine.

Urine test

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You’ll have the option of a either of these tests for the JET programme medical. Blood tests will be taken by a doctor or nurse at the same time as your medical examination, or you can choose to have a chest X-ray which will be booked in at a local hopsital. We’ll arrange this appointment for you and make sure it goes as smoothly as possible. Please note this may be subject to change and an alternative provider may be used for the chest X-ray. You will, however, be able to choose your own appointment time. They're opening times are 9 am to 7pm weekdays and 9am to 12 p.m on Saturdays. You don't need to pay anything to Spire Hospital as Health Klinix will cover this cost. Spire Parkway Hospital, 1 Damson Parkway, Solihull, West Midlands B91 2PP Telephone number: (0845) 8501451

Chest X-ray or Quantiferon blood test

The cost of the JET medical report is £340, inclusive of all initial tests, including the Chest X-ray. If you need any other tests after your medical, these will be charged extra.

Japanese Exchange and Teaching medical price

Dr Ravi Gowda

Dr Ravi Gowda, Consultant in Infectious Diseases or one of his highly trained clinical colleagues will be looking after your visa medical examination.

Who will be providing your visa medical for JET?
Book appointment online

1. Book an appointment online

Book and pay for your visa medical consultation online.

Attend your consultation

2. Attend your consultation

Visit the clinic for your medical examination and tests. 

3. Get your visa medical report 

Get your medical report in person, by post or electronically in 5 working days.

How it works
We're a team of trained experts

Experts in Infectious Diseases

and Travel Medicine

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Over 21 years of experience in Travel Health

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Cared for more than

10,000  patients

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Over 150 5 star reviews on Google Reviews

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Frequently asked questions
  • You should allow 45 minutes for the medical examination and blood tests to be completed.

  • For your appointment you should:

    • Complete your personal details on the medical form, a copy of which you can obtain here: Japanese Exchange and Teaching Medical form and bring it with you to the examination

    • Complete an online Health Klinix Travel Risk Assessment form online for your visa medical appointment

    • Wear loose fitting clothing

    • Bring a passport size photograph

    • Bring identification with you, either a photo driving licence or passport

    • If you wear glasses please bring them with you

    • You don't need to fast for the blood test and make sure you’re well hydrated before the blood test


    If you're not sure of anything just give us a call on (02476) 016519

  • Please allow 5 working days to receive your medical report. We'll get the results of your blood test or chest X-ray in 3-5 working days, and after receiving the results are we able to issue the medical report.

  • This depends on a number of factors such as location, duration of your stay and your activities.


    Health Klinix can conduct a careful travel risk assessment and make recommendations on the  vaccinations  you might need based on this information. There’s normally a consultation charge for this but as you're already having a medical examination, however there is no additional cost and you’ll only pay for any vaccinations you receive.

  • This can vary and is subject to change, so we’d advise you to contact the JET programme UK directly for their latest guidelines.


Dr Ravi Gowda, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine


Caitlin Lancaster, BSc

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