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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 Citizenship and Immigration Canada and in accordance with the procedures and standards established by the Immigration Medical Service.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) 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?
Permanent residents;Sponsorship Express Entry, Workers, Students, Visitors, including 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 > 50 years old; clinical reports, hospital discharge papers relevant to any medical problems past and present
The medical examination includes Fees In USD
    Physical examination Urine CXRAY HIV/Syphilis
0-5       75
5-11     90
11-15   105
15 and over 125
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 investigations and/or repeated chest X-ray in three months or even in the interval of six months from the initial examination.
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. If your application is refused after your medical examination, those fees will not be refunded.
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.