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