All you need to know about upfront medical exam

Where to get your medical exam taken:

You need to have your medical exam from a list of panel approved physicians. You can’t go to your family doctor for this.Go to the following link and choose the country. You’ll see a list of different hospitals. Choose the hospital that’s most convenient for you and schedule an appointment by calling them directly. https://secure.cic.gc.ca/pp-md/pp-list.aspx

What to bring to the exam

When you go to your appointment for the medical exam, you must bring:

  1. proper identification – at least 1 government-issued document with your photograph and signature, such as a passport or national identity card
  2. eye glasses or contact lenses, if you wear them
  3. any medical reports or test results that you have for any previous or existing medical conditions
  4. a list of your current medications
  5. 4 recent photographs as per the size: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/application/application-forms-guides/temporary-resident-visa-application-photograph-specifications.html#photos
  6. Carry your ITA form for reference

What to expect during your medical exam:

  1. Body measurements: Height, weight
  2. Pulse rate, blood pressure
  3. Urine test
  4. Chest X-Ray

Including Medical Test along with your application:

If you had an upfront medical exam before sending in your application, then you must include a copy of the IMM 1017B Upfront Medical Report form with your application.

If the doctor works with eMedical, they’ll give you an information sheet print out to include with your application.


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