Canadian Immigration Medical Exam Details

Our office is able to arrange timely and efficient medical appointments.  All testing is conveniently located within our medical building and will be done in a single visit.  Our office provides free parking and is easily accessible by public transport.

When can I have my examination?
We do our best to have you seen in a timely manner.  The examinations are done between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

What to bring to your appointment:

  1. Passport

  2. All prescription medication names and dosages (if applicable)

  3. Glasses for the vision test (if you wear them)

  4. Any official papers you have received from Immigration Canada (Work Permit, Study Permit or Visitor Permit, if applicable)

What happens at the doctor’s exam?
Photographs of the applicant are taken by doctor's staff. The doctor’s exam involves a health questionnaire plus a general physical examination.

Any other required testing depends on the age of the applicant:

  1. Chest X-ray (age 11 or older)

  2. Be prepared to provide a urine sample when you arrive (no fasting necessary)

  3. No need to bring photos - we take them on arrival and the cost is included in our price

  4. Blood tests for syphilis and HIV (age 15 or older) No fasting is required

  5. Urine test (age 5 or older)

What happens to the medical report?
We will send your medical report to the correct government processing center by electronic transfer (eMedical) within 2-3 days.  If any of your tests are abnormal we will let you know before sending in your report.

Page Last Updated: 2018-04-01

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Dr. Scott Morlock, Dr. Maria Casale & Dr. Sophie Wilson

Immigration Medical Examiners (IME)

751 Victoria Street South, Suite B106

Kitchener, Ontario

N2M 5N4

Telephone: 519-748-8510

Facsimile: 1-888-706-0513


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