Due to COVID-19, some panel physician offices may be closed. If you
- have a medical exam scheduled, contact the panel physician’s office to ensure that it is still taking place
- would like to schedule an immigration medical examination (IME), contact the panel physician’s office to check that they’re open and performing exams
If your application is in progress and you can’t complete your IME due to COVID-19, find out what to do if you still have documents to provide for your application.
You may need a medical exam if you want to come to Canada. This is to make sure you’re not inadmissible for medical reasons.
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Your own doctor can’t do the medical exam.
You must find a panel physician we’ve approved to do medical exams.
If you’re found to have inactive tuberculosis in your medical exam, you’ll be required to undergo medical surveillance once you’re in Canada to ensure that you get proper treatment.
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