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Medical examination requirements and procedures for visa applicants to Canada

Permanent and temporary resident applicants (visitors, students, workers) may be required to undergo health assessment. Medical examination may only be conducted by an organization or physician specifically designated by  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and in accordance with the procedures and standards established by the Immigration Medical Service.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection have developed a new electronic system e-Medical that approved panel physicians, radiologists to process electronically the immigration health examinations for Australian and Canadian visa applicants.

What you must bring to the medical examination

Visitors, Permanent Residents, Sponsorship

Express Entry, Workers, Students, Parent and Grandparent Super Visa

The medical form received from the Canadian Embassy

The Medical upfront form will be created in the e-Medical system

Passport or identity card for all persons being examined

The immunization record for all children with ages between 0 and 16

Prescription eyeglasses (if applicable)

Medical certificate from family doctor mandatory for the aplicants over 50 years old, relevant clinical reports, hospital discharge papers

The medical examination includes

Fees in USD



Physical Examination

   Urine Test

     Chest X-ray















15 and over



Once your medical examination has been completed, the doctor will give you a notification medical information sheet, generated from E-Medical system.

Panel Physician (PP) may refer the applicants for additional tests and investigations.

Your medical examination results are valid for 12 months.


The medical examination fees must be paid on the day of health assessment, in local currency (MDL) at the IOM designated bank.

To request an emergency appointment, you may also submit a written request to the IOM Chisinau Medical Unit at

We strongly advise against buying tickets or making travel arrangements before you receive your visa.