COUNSELING

 

Q. Where can I get tested for HIV in Korea?

A. At KHAP and hospitals

Q. How long after a possible exposure should I wait to get tested for HIV?

A. For most people, it takes three months for these antibodies to develop. In rare cases, it can take up to six months. That means you should wait at least 3 months after possible exposure for the clear result.

Q. Does KHAP guarantee my anonymity?

A. Yes, it does. At KHAP, you are guaranteed the anonymity.

Q. How long does it take to get the test result?

A. From 3 days to a week.

Q. Can I get an anonymous test at the hospital or the public health center by myself?

A. Unfortunately, the answer is no. Under the Korean policy on foreigners' HIV/AIDS, you need to present your identification or passport when you take the test by yourself.

Q. How much do I have to pay for testing?

A. It is free.