IME Guide by IME Clinic Inc. step-by-step

IME Clinic’s Step-by-Step Guide for Immigration Medical Exams for Canadian Immigration

Below you will find all the necessary information before your Immigration Medical Exam. Follow our Step-by-Step Guide to get your IME for Canada Immigration conducted quickly.

Step 1. Book Appointment

Firstly, Book Your Appointment. Learn about Our Registered Panel Physicians and Our Locations before you book.

Step 2. Medical Exam

Secondly, prepare for your medical exam (physical). Please arrive a few minutes early. Additionally, the IME may include but is not limited to:

  • Vision Test
  • Urine Sample Collection

Step 3. Chest X-Ray

Then, you will be given a requisition for a Chest X-ray (conducted by the Radiology Clinic, requsition provided by IME Clinic).

Step 4. Blood Test

Lastly, you will be given a requisition for a Blood Test (conducted by Laboratory, requisition provided by IME Clinic)

On the day of your IME, please make sure you bring along the following with you:

  • Valid government-issued identification such as a passport or Canadian driver’s license
  • The IMM1017 form – note: You don’t need this form for an upfront medical exam
  • All prescription medication, names, and dosages (if applicable)
  • Glasses for the vision test (if applicable)
  • A translator if your booked panel physician does not speak your language and requires one for your assistance.
  • Payment. ($240/adult, $200/child under 15 years old)

As well, you do not need to do any special preparations, such as fasting for your IME. However, you will need to drink a glass of water one hour before your urinalysis appointment (conducted at some of our clinics, for others at LifeLabs).

Required Tests for Immigration Medical Exam

Here is a tab helping you understand who needs to do which test, depending on how old you are:

Age 0-4

Physical Exam

Age 5-10

Physical Exam + Urine Test

Age 11-14

Physical Exam + Urine Test + Chest X-Ray

Age 15 & Above

Physical Exam + Urine Test + Chest X-Ray + Blood Test

We hope our Step-by-Step IME Guide have helped you understand the Immigration Medical Exam process. However, If you need any other information about the IME, your application or the panel physician, please feel free to get in touch with us via Call or Email.

Moreover, you can visit our FAQ page, or have a look at our Immigration Resources for more information.

Please contact us if you require any further information about your Immigration Medical Exam.