Medical Exam for Canada

If you’re moving to Canada, you should get all the medical tests done to process the visa application. Without medical reports, your visa application won’t be accepted. In this article, we’ll walk you through the process of applying for a medical exam for Canada.

It’s advisable to apply for a medical examination as earliest as possible to avoid delay in processing your visa application.

Who should apply for the medical exam?

If you’re planning to visit Canada as a visitor, student, or worker, you need to go through with the medical examination process. Without a medical exam, you will not be able to visit Canada. Also If you’re applying for permanent residence, your family member should appear in a medical exam, even If they’re not coming with you.

When should I apply for a medical exam?

You’re free to apply for your medical exam before or after ITA. As medical reports get valid for 12 months, it’s advisable to apply for a medical exam once you get your ITA.

You have the option of having an upfront medical exam. To get one you can contact your panel physician.

What to carry on the day of the medical exam?

When you go for your medical exam, you must bring:

  • Identification (Passport, Driving License, or any other ID with your photograph and signature)
  • Eye Glasses or Contact lenses, If you wear them
  • Your medical report If any from your pre-existing medical condition
  • The medical report form (IMM 1017E), this form will be sent by IRCC In case you don’t get an upfront medical exam
  • A list of current medications

You also have to bring 4 recent photographs, If the panel physician doesn’t use emedical.

You must pay all the fees related to your medical exam which includes Doctor Fee, Tests Fee, or any other fee related to your medical exam.

Medical Examination Details

You’ll undergo physical exams and the Doctor or medical staff will :

  • measure your height
  • weigh you
  • check your Hearing and Vision
  • check your abdomen
  • take your blood pressure
  • monitor your pulse
  • check your heart and lungs
  • monitor your limbs move
  • check your skin

You may be referred to a specialist for more tests, depending on the results of your medical exam. 

Once your medical exam is done, the physician will send the result to IRCC. Also, you will get the document confirming that you had a medical exam.

If you had an upfront medical exam before sending in your application, then you must include a copy of the IMM 1017B Upfront Medical Report form with your application.

If the doctor works with eMedical, they’ll give you an information sheet print out to include with your application.

Important: Whether your Spouse and Children’s are not coming with you, All your dependents must have a medical exam done by an approved panel physician.

We hope this article will help you in clearing all the doubts about the medical exam and takes you a step closer to your dream of studying and settling abroad.

At Blogimmi, we help applicants to travel, study, and settle abroad by connecting them to their preferred destinations. We eliminate the frustration with complex application procedures by streamlining the process with our fully online on-demand consulting.

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