Program delivery update: Medical examinations for Express Entry applicants

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

September 29, 2023

As of October 1, 2023, upfront medical examinations are no longer required at the time of application for Express Entry. Clients are being asked to wait for our instructions before going for a medical examination. Instructions have been updated with information for processing offices on when a medical examination should be requested, if required.

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