- Examinations are done between 8:00am and 4:00pm., Monday-Friday.
- Call (519) 748-8510 or click the red 'BOOK ONLINE' button (below) to find our next available appointment.
Preparing: What to Bring
- Identification: Passport, Canadian Driver's License or Refugee Status Papers
- These should be valid and up-to-date. Call us at (519) 748-8510 if you aren't sure about your ID.
- Any official papers you have received from Immigration Canada:
- Refugee Protection Claimant document, Work Permit, Study Permit or Visitor Permit, if applicable
- Medical Report - Client Biodata and Summary Form - IMM 1017 (or any additional correspondence you may have received from IRCC).
- All prescription medication: the bottles themselves, or the names and dosages (if applicable)
- Glasses for the vision test (if you wear them)
- Somebody to translate for you if you don't speak or understand English
- Payment: see our pricing page
- Our office provides free parking and is easily accessible by public transport.
- All testing is conveniently located within our medical building and can usually be done in a single visit.
- Pregnant women sometimes have to return for a second visit when it is safe to have a chest x-ray (see below).
- Photographs of the applicant are taken by the doctor's staff. You don't need to bring photos. The cost is included in our price.
- The doctor's exam involves a health questionnaire plus a general physical examination.
- Any other required testing depends on the age of the applicant.
- Urine test (age 5 and older)
- Chest x-ray (age 11 or older)
- If you are pregnant, you may need to return for an x-ray when it is safer for the growing baby. This is a standard safety precaution for women who are pregnant. It won't affect the outcome of your immigration application. more info
- Blood tests for syphilis and HIV (age 15 or older) -- No fasting is required.
Submitting your file
- We will submit your medical report to the government. We typically are able to send this online (via eMedical) within 2-5 business days.
- On the day after we have submitted your report, we will send you an email confirming submission.
- If any of your tests are abnormal we will contact you.