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Can the German Authorities refuse to renew a Student Visa due to Abdominal Tuberculosis? How should one go about the whole process in case of this Illness!

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    Are you currently in Germany? Receiving treatment? Has your illness impaired your ability to progress in your studies? – Gala May 27 '15 at 16:53
  • I am currently in India. But i would be going back for the Interview and to complete my course. I was really ill before but now i am completely fine although under medication. – user6620 May 28 '15 at 9:41
  • I checked the site. but this is about people in India going to Germany for the first time. I am already residing in Germany for around 2 years on a student visa. Does the same requirement apply to the Visa renewal for me? Would i be deported back from there till my illness is cured? – user6620 May 30 '15 at 11:38
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I have not been able to find a definitive yes or no but from the India Education information site

VISA ASSESSMENT - Applications will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

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  • Health Certificate: It is essential that the applicant meets the German health requirements. This involves the proof of a recent medical check-up and an X-ray. The medical certificate should clearly identify the person examined.

So long story short if this is one of the criteria a disease like TB would probably have to be treated first before the visa can be granted.

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