When it comes to pursuing job opportunities or family visas in GCC countries, obtaining a medical fitness certificate from GAMCA is a crucial step. It is essential to understand the significance of a GAMCA fit report and the implications of an unsuitable report. In this blog, we will delve into the details of GAMCA fit and unfit reports and the associated timeframes to help you navigate the process effectively.
GAMCA Fit Report: Valid for 90 Days
Upon successfully passing all the medical tests and meeting the health requirements set by GAMCA and the respective GCC countries, you will receive a GAMCA fit report. This report is an official certification that states you are medically fit to work or travel on a family visa to the GCC country of your choice.
An important note of the GAMCA fit report
It’s important to note that a GAMCA fit report is typically valid for 90 days from the date of issuance. Within this timeframe, you must complete the necessary procedures, including getting your passport stamped and fulfilling other visa requirements. Failure to do so within the validity period may result in the report expiring, necessitating a reapplication for the medical examination.
Unsuitable Report: Timeframe and Restrictions
In some cases, during the GAMCA medical examination, health issues or conditions may be detected that do not meet the health standards set by the GCC countries. When you receive an unsuitable report, it means you have not met the medical requirements necessary for working or obtaining a family or resident visa in the GCC country you applied for.
Moreover If you receive an unsuitable report, certain restrictions and timeframes come into play:
Test Retake Prohibition:
After receiving an unsuitable report, you are generally prohibited from retaking the medical examination for family, work, or resident visas for a specific period. On the other hand the duration of this prohibition period typically ranges from three to six months depending on the policies and regulations of the respective GCC country.
Addressing Health Issues:
Receiving an unsuitable report doesn’t necessarily mean you cannot overcome the situation. It is crucial to consult with medical professionals to understand the specific health issues identified during the examination. By addressing and managing these health conditions, you can work towards improving your medical status for future reapplication.
Reapplication and Future Opportunities:
Once the prohibition period is over, you have the opportunity to reapply for the GAMCA medical examination. It is important to ensure that you have successfully addressed any health concerns. Moreover it is important to have the necessary documentation to support your improved medical status. Reapplying with updated medical records can increase your chances of receiving a fit report in the subsequent examination.
Understanding the timeframes and implications associated with GAMCA Medical Fit and Unfit reports is crucial. A GAMCA fit report is valid for 90 days. Further it providing a window of opportunity to complete the necessary procedures for visa processing. On the other hand, an unsuitable report carries certain restrictions, including a prohibition period for retaking the medical examination.