Booking

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Appointments can be made by calling the Medmigration bookings line on 0161 272 5895.

When calling to make a booking, please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Name, address, date of birth, e-mail address and telephone number of each person attending.
  • Current passport number, issue and expiry date for each person.
  • IME or UCI number if you have applied for your visa.

It is possible to request an upfront medical examination prior to making your visa application. In this case, personal and passport information will be required at the time of the booking.

Your Visit

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You will need to bring with you the following:

  • Your original current passport.
  • Copies of up-to-date hospital reports or letters detailing any significant health issues from the previous 5 years.
  • Prescription glasses or contact lenses.

Following completion of your examination and receipt of your test results, your documentation will be submitted electronically to the Canadian High Commission. In cases where the medical is straightforward, we are often able to submit these details within 24 hours of examination.

The Medical Examination

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Most applicants require a medical examination, including a urine test for anyone aged 5 and over.

The medical examination is non-invasive and a chaperone is available on request. The medical involves the applicant being undressed down to underwear whilst covered with a modesty gown.

Most applicants aged 11 years and over require a chest x-ray.

Most applicants aged 15 years and over require a blood test.

Fees

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Payment is accepted by debit or credit card at your earliest convenience.

Adult aged 15 or over = £315

Child aged 11 – 14 = £205

Child aged under 11 = £85

Fees are inclusive of all basic investigations required. In the event of any additional medical information being needed, there may be additional costs incurred.

If the Panel Physician decides that further medical information is required, you will be referred to an appropriate specialist. Once the Panel Physician has received the specialist’s report, it will be submitted electronically to the relevant authority.

For more information you may want to visit the website at www.cic.gc.ca/english

Please note that the Panel Physician does not make the final decision as to whether you meet the health requirements for your visa medical, nor is the Panel Physician able to provide any information regarding whether any medical conditions will prevent the granting of a visa. This decision is made by the authorities of each country following a thorough assessment of all the medical information provided.

IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU PROVIDE FULL AND ACCURATE DISCLOSURE OF YOUR MEDICAL HISTORY AND DETAILS OF ANY KNOWN MEDICAL CONDITIONS. FALSE INFORMATION OR CLIENT SUBSTITUTION MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REFUSED.