Immigration services

Milpark Radiology is one of the few radiology practices that offers chest X-rays for immigration purposes. A radiological report of the chest is required in respect of every prospective immigrant over the age of 12 years. The X-ray is required to exclude tuberculosis. Should the applicant be suffering from tuberculosis, a separate report is required. Chest immigration imaging includes a diagnostic radiology report, image, and an official and legalised signed letter for the Department of Home Affairs.

We offer the following imaging services:

Immigration services

Please note:

  • Patients don’t have to book appointments for immigration services. 
  • Women must inform their referring clinician and the radiographer on duty if there is any possibility that they may be pregnant. 
  • Patients may be asked to change into a hospital gown and to remove jewellery and other metallic items from their body.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, patients will have to wait for it and submit all documents to the Department of Home Affairs. 

There will be a one-to-two-day waiting period. Patients must submit all documents to the Department of Home Affairs.