Country List Requiring Tuberculosis (TB) Blood Test, not TB Skin Test


If you are a required to provide results for a Tuberculosis (TB) test and are from one of the following countries, you will need to provide a TB blood test and cannot use TB skin test results. You are also required to provide a TB blood test if you have ever had a BCG vaccine.

Afghanistan
Algeria
Angola
Anguilla
Argentina
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Rep.
Chad
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Congo DR
Cote d’Ivoire
Croatia
Djibouti
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Fiji
French Polynesia
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Ghana
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea-DPR
Korea-Republic
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lao PDR
Latvia
Lesotho
Liberia
Lithuania
Macedonia-TFYR
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova-Rep.
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Niue
N. Mariana Islands
Pakistan
Palau
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Sao Tome & Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Syrian Arab Republic
Swaziland
Tajikistan
Tanzania-UR
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tokelau
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Wallis & Futuna Islands
W. Bank & Gaza Strip
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe