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Immunization Requirement

Immunizations and tuberculosis screening requirement

NU-Q requires all students to submit documentation of vaccination or immunity from polio, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, meningitis, and complete a screening for tuberculosis (TB) using the Immunization and Tuberculosis Screening Certificate.

If using lab reports to show immunity, copies of the lab reports should be attached to the NU-Q Immunization and Tuberculosis Screening Certificate. Original childhood immunization documents are not necessary and will not be accepted. This is to be submitted to NU-Q Counseling, Health, and Wellness no later than 30 days after the first day of classes.

In Qatar, vaccines, blood work, and record verification can be done for free at Hamad Medical Corporation Vaccination Unit at the Mesaimeer Health Center (map, phone: 4406-4251) or for a fee at private hospitals, laboratories, or clinics.

Ministry of Public Health requirement

All students entering the country for the purpose of attending NU-Q are required by law to take a medical exam, the purpose of which is to protect the health of the population and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. It is recommended students obtain a blood-type certificate and be screened by a medical provider in their home country prior to arriving Qatar.  Please see Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health website for more information.

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