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Old 4th Jul 2018, 17:56
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Tatoos and medical

Dear Colleagues,

I will apply for a chinese company and I would like to know if for the medical having tatoos on the body is an issue? Nothing can be seen when I wear an uniform.

Thank you for your feedbacks.
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Old 4th Jul 2018, 20:15
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I reckon that's usually not a problem, it's any scars from operations they're more interested in.
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Old 4th Jul 2018, 22:40
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I recently did the CAAC medical in Shanghai, I think 4 out of 6 of us had tattoos, nobody took any notice.

Scars and the reason for them being there, as mentioned above, were looked at carefully.

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Old 5th Jul 2018, 04:52
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As mentioned by others above, where I am a huge amount of the expats have tattoos and never heard any have an issue.

Sure if you have something like Clooney from Dusk till Dawn then they might say something but the average tattoo is no problem.

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Old 5th Jul 2018, 20:21
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Thank you Buddies!!!
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Old 11th Jul 2018, 14:39
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Nothing to worry about, at least in China and Vietnam... ;-)
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Old 13th Jul 2018, 00:19
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In Japan, tattoos suggest membership in the Yakuza (local mafia) which might be useful if the doctor was considering failing you.
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