IMMIGRATION MEDICAL EXAMINATION (IME) FOR CANADIAN VISA APPLICANT

IME for the Canadian Visa applicants consists of Medical History, Physical exam, Laboratory and Radiological Test, the mandatory Laboratory and Radiological test includes:

Urine Examination ≥ 5 years
Chest X-ray ≥ 11 years

Note: The above tests may also be indicated for the below age limit depending on the medical condition.

You need to bring the following documents at the time of your Medical examination:

  • Original and valid passport with one photocopy or alternatively a clearly readable photocopy of valid passport along with original and valid Computerized National Identity Card issued by NADRA.
    • Refugees applicant :  Refugee Identity card issued by NADRA/UNCHR or Tazkira.
  • Health request letter containing IME or UCI* number.
  • Medical test reports regarding past or current medical status
  • Antenatal card for pregnant ladies.
  • Eyeglasses or Contact Lens.
  • If you're under 18, your parent or legal guardian with you.

Health Request Letter: After lodging your visa Application, visa officer issues a health request letter to all intending migrants who need to go through a medical examination. This letter indicates your IME or UCI number except for those intended for Upfront Medical Examination. For further information related to Canadian medical examination please visit CIC website, http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/medical/index.asp

Service Fee:

The below service fee is collected at IOM Migration Health Assessment centers. It covers the cost for initial IME which includes Physical examination, Urine analysis & chest x-ray.

Age Islamabad and Karachi MHAC Fee Lahore MHAC Fee (16% GST)
< 5y PKR 7,000 PKR 7,000
 5 - 10y PKR 7,700 PKR 7,800
 11 - 15y PKR 11,900 PKR 12,580
> 15y (excluding Hep B, and Hep C) PKR 14,700 PKR 15,770
Reassessment PKR 8,400 PKR 8,970
Sputum Smear Only (3 samples) PKR 2,800 PKR 3,248
Sputum Smear and Culture (3 samples) PKR 11,200 PKR 12,992
Follow-up Charges Fixed PKR 700 PKR 700
CXR Only PKR 3,650 PKR 4,234

Screening at Lahore center applies 16% GST on Laboratory and Radiology test on top of the above service fee.

Additional Medical test, including Sputum examination, furtherance request for a repeat chest X-Ray and specialist consultation are not included on service fee and will be charged separately.

Submission of your medical result:

For eMedical applicant, the medical documents will be submitted electronically at eMedical after receiving of complete results. You may contact our call center +92 (051) 111-466-472 or email at: mhdislamabad@iom.int if you wish to inquire about your health case submission status.