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 (or the government of New Zealand):
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. We listen to your heart and lungs, and examine your skin, among other things. This requires removing some clothing.
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.