Services for Asylum-Seekers and Refugees
As an asylum seeker, you can access treatment at all public health facilities and will be charged the foreigner’s rate.
Refugees are entitled to 50% discount on medical bills at government
health facilities. This is not applicable to asylum seekers. Treatment
costs for infectious diseases at government health facilities are
Primary health care services can also be accessed
at ACTS Clinic (Brickfields) and Buddhist Tzu-Chi Free Clinic (Jalan
Pudu). Please refer to the UNHCR health directory for more information
Financial aid and medical assistance are eligible for recognized refugees only.
If you suffer from a serious medical condition requiring urgent
treatment, please submit a medical note from a government health
facility explaining your medical condition and required treatment to
Individual Assistance Desk (IAD). You may submit your medical note to
IAD through post, fax (03-21171493) or by hand on Monday, Tuesday and
Friday from 9am to 11am.
For further enquiries relating to health and assistance, you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org