Medical examination for the Foreign Police

Medical examination for the Foreign Police that the foreigner does not suffer from a disease endangering public health in 14 cities in Slovakia. The certificate is accepted by the Foreign Police.

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Frequently asked questions

You can make an appointment by calling 0948 350 123 or by e-mail at medicalcontrol@akmv.sk. We will check in advance the current availability in each city where we provide medical examinations for foreigners.
  1. name and surname
  2. date of birth
  3. passport number
  4. nationality
  5. the address to which the reports for the Foreign Police will be sent

In Nitra you can come without an appointment. Just bring your passport, stool and urine sample. Tubes are available in every pharmacy.

  1. Valid ID document (passport)
  2. Stool sample (foreigners may buy a stool tube at a public pharmacy)
Yes, it is necessary to perform the medical examination on an empty stomach, do not eat after 20:00 of the previous day, in the morning you should drink at least 3 dcl of pure water.
It is necessary to book approximately 1 hour of your time for a medical examination. At the place of the examination, the foreigner follows the instructions of the examining medical staff. At the outpatient clinic, the foreigner’s blood and rectal swab are taken, and he/she is sent for an X-ray examination. me of the health care facility staff speak English, and in Nitra they also speak Ukrainian and Russian.
The foreigner can collect a certificate stating that he/she is not suffering from a disease that endangers public health on the 5th – 7th business day after the medical examination. Or the foreigner can call +421 948 350 123 to find out whether his/her certificate has been issued and to collect the certificate. The foreigner will collect the certificate in person or the certificate will be mailed to the address he/she provided when making an appointment for a medical examination, or directly to the Foreign Police. The certificate is sent only to the address in the Slovak Republic. By arrangement, it is also possible to send the certificate to an address outside the Slovak Republic for an agreed fee.
The operator – health care facility may deliver the medical report to the competent Foreign Police Unit if requested by the client.
If a foreigner fails to meet the conditions for the issuance of a certificate that he/she does not suffer from a disease endangering public health, the certificate for the purposes of Act No 404/2011 Coll. on the residence of foreigners will not be issued to him/her. The fee paid shall not be refunded. The treatment of the disease and the further procedure in relation to the Foreign Police is not within the competence of the operator or the health care facility, unless the health care facility concludes a special contract with a foreigner for the provision of health care for the purpose of treating the disease. The foreigner must arrange the treatment and further procedure at his/her own expense.
he medical report will be issued by a doctor specialised in infectology of the Department for Tropical Diseases authorised to issue such report pursuant to Section 124 of the Act on the Residence of Foreigners.
Medical examinations for the purposes of the Act on the Residence of Foreigners are organised in cooperation with the health care provider of the AGEL Group and the Expat Clinic. We can provide examinations in 14 cities in Slovakia. The foreigner will be informed in advance about the exact location of the medical examination by the operator.
A medical report is to be submitted by a third-country national (hereinafter referred to as a “Foreigner”) who:
  1. has been granted a temporary residence permit for the purpose of business, employment, family reunification, study,for the purpose of a special activity, research and development (Section 32(10) of the Act on the Residence of Foreigners),
  2. has been granted a permanent residence permit for 5 years (Section 45(4) of the Act on the Residence of Foreigners),
  3. applies for or has already been granted a blue card (Section 38(8) of the Act on the Residence of Foreigners),
  4. applies for permanent residence for an indefinite period of time and is a child under the age of 18 of a third-country national with permanent residence for an indefinite period of time, or a child under the age of 18 entrusted to the personal care of a third-country national with permanent residence for an indefinite period of time (Section 47(5) of the Act on the Residence of Foreigners).
A foreigner with a temporary residence permit does not have the above obligation:
  1. for the purpose of the performance of official duties by the civilian components of the Armed Forces (Section 28 of the Act on the Residence of Foreigners),
  2. who has been granted the status of a Slovak living abroad (Section 29 of the Act on the Residence of Foreigners),
  3. who has been granted the status of a long-term resident in another Member State (Section 30 of the Act on the Residence of Foreigners),
  4. who has been granted residence in another Member State, or
  5. if the type or purpose of residence has changed.
A foreigner with a permanent residence permit for 5 years does not have the above obligation:
  1. who has been granted residence in another Member State, or the type of residence has changed.
In all cases, the time limit for submission of the medical report to the competent Foreign Police is 30 days. The time limit for submission starts from the receipt of the proof of residence. In the following cases, the time limit starts to run from the date of the application for a residence permit:
  1. in the case of a blue card, if the foreigner applies for it at a police force unit,
  2. in the case of permanent residence for an indefinite period of time for a foreigner who is a child under the age of 18 of a third-country national with permanent residence for an indefinite period of time, or a child under the age of 18 entrusted to the personal care of a third-country national with permanent residence for an indefinite period of time.
The time limit for submission of the medical report may be extended by a competent Foreign Police Unit by a period of 60 days at the request of the foreigner with temporary/permanent residence for 5 years.
The medical report delivered to the Foreign Police must be no more than 30 days old.
Pursuant to Decree of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic No. 07478/2009 – OL of 08 April 2009, laying down the details on the issuance of a document that a foreigner does not suffer from a disease endangering public health, a disease endangering public health is a disease that has a potential to spread epidemically and is subject to reporting according to the International Health Regulations, including a newly occurring highly dangerous disease and other communicable disease, if it is covered by protective measures according to a special regulation, and which endangers public health.
The medical report will include:
  1. name, surname, date of birth and number of the foreigner´s travel document,
  2. name of the health care provider, place and date of issue of the document,
  3. name, surname and stamp of the doctor issuing the document,
  4. an opinion for a police force unit that the foreigner (does not) suffer from a disease that endangers public health.
The scope of the Service (excluding the optional specialist examination) is as follows:
  1. Medical history: family, personal (infectious and non-infectious diseases), medication, social, occupational, toxicological, epidemiological, vaccination data, subjective complaints
  2. Objective findings within the scope of internal examination
  3. Laboratory examinations: erythrocyte sedimentation rate, haematological examination (erythrocyte count, leucocyte count, differential leucocyte count, haematocrit, haemoglobin)
  4. Serological tests: HBsAg, anti HIV 1, anti HIV 2, syphilis, anti HCV
  5. Thick blood smear for detecting malaria (for third country nationals coming from countries that are endemic areas – including in case of transfer through these countries)
  6. Biochemical blood tests for glucose, AST, ALT, GMT, bilirubin, cholesterol, creatinine
  7. Urinalysis
  8. Standard rectal swab culture tests
  9. Stool parasitological examination
  10. Chest X-ray
It is possible to cancel an order for a medical examination no later than 4 business days before the medical examination by sending a written message to medicalcontrol@akmv.sk with the subject “CANCELLATION OF ORDER”, stating the following in the text of the message:
  1. name and surname of the foreigner whose appointment for a medical examination is cancelled
  2. account number for the refund of the medical examination fee
The cancellation must be sent from the email address from which the order was received, or from the email address which was provided via the registration form on this website. In the event that an appointment is made and paid for less than 4 business days prior to the medical examination, cancellation is not possible and the funds paid will not be refunded.
The above information on the obligations of foreigners is for information purposes only and the operator shall not be held liable for its incorrectness. In order to obtain binding information, it is recommended to contact the competent Foreign Police Unit.