Exam Details



  • 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

Examination Day

  • 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.

The "Medical Report: Client biodata and Summary Form" looks like this. If you have received it, you need to bring it.

The "Medical Report: Client biodata and Summary Form" looks like this. If you have received it, you need to bring it.