Immigration Medical Exam For New Zealand

It takes 2-3 hours to complete the medical exam.

To reschedule your appointment please email us at: visamedreschedule@gmail.com with your passport  details , intended date and reason for  reschedule.

Please kindly note that we do not book appointments via email and phone call.

Our address  and Location

TRAVEL AND MOUNTAIN MEDICINE CENTER

Kaldharamarg 20356,Khusibu, KATHMANDU, NEPAL.

PHONE: 977 1 4963614, +977 9851116918

www.tmmcnepal.com , Google Map Link:https://goo.gl/maps/zRpwZVZq182nu4fw7

 

OPENING HOURS:

Our department is open  from 12 am to 2 Pm  for new  clients; Sunday to Friday

For follow up please visit us between 3 PM to 4: 30 PM Sunday to Friday

HOW TO BOOK  AN APPOINTMENT?

Appointment  are available via online system. https://.tmmcnepal.com

Required documents:

  • A valid original passport is INZ’s primary and preferred form of identity documentation.

·         Appointment confirmation slip.

  • If you have received vaccine against Covid 19, please  bring the proof of vaccine card/ QR code certificate issued by Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP).
  • Spectacles/contact lenses if you wear one
  • E-medical generated referral letters i.e, NZER  if applicable.
  • List of the current prescription of your medication/medical records of major operations or illness. Previous chest x-ray if you have any past history of chest problems.
  • Photos and photo copies of passport are NOT required.
  • For Medical examination  you do not have to attend on empty stomach.

Fee structures:

Health Assessment

Exam code

Fee in Nrs.

Age:  < 11 years  (Below)

501- Medical Examination

4500

Age: >11 to < 15 years

Total cost Nrs:7400

501- Medical Examination

4500

502- Chest  X-ray Examination

2900

Age:  >   15  years ( Above)

Full Medical

Total Cost Nrs: 11300

501- Medical Examination

4500

502- Chest X-ray Examination

2900

705- Serum Creatinine

200

707- HIV

600

708- Hepatitis B HBsAg

650

712- Syphilis

300

716 - Hepatitis C ( HCV)

850

717 - HBA1C

700

718-CBC

600

Age:  >   15  years ( Above)

Limited:

Total Cost Nrs:8200

501- Medical Examination

4500

502- Chest x-ray  examination

2900

705- Serum Creatinine

200

718- CBC

600

Age: >11 year  ( Above)

 

502-Chest X-ray

2900

 Fee for additional test( if required).

 

Exam Code

Fee Nrs.

 

707- HIV

600

708- Hepatitis B ( HBsAg)

650

716- Hepatitis C ( HCV)

800

719-IGRA

4750

712- Syphilis

300

 

WHAT ARE THE TEST BE DONE  DURING THE MEDICAL EXAM?

·         The tests requirement will depend on your visa categories.

·         Your  NZER  referral letter will indicate what tests are necessary.

·         501 code - Includes  medical examinati0n, urine routine  test  for all above 5 years of age.

·         502 code - Chest x-ray ( above 11 years of age).

·         Blood test where applicable.

·         Some children  between 2-11 years may require TB screening test.

·         Panel physician may request  additional test as per the  clinical requirement.

·         If you have any doubt , please discuss with our panel physician/ staff.

 WHAT SHOULD BE DONE DURING THE IMMIGRATION MEDICAL EXAMINATION?

You should:

 ·         Collect a token.

 ·         Have  a photograph.

·         Register at the registration desk for e-Medical system.

·         ID check- referral letter, original passport  and declaration form.

·         Make the payment (we accept cash only).

·         Get a measurement of your height, weight, blood pressure and a vision test.

·         Give a blood and urine sample.

·         Change into a gown.

·         Get a chest X-ray done.

Note: If you are pregnant chest x-ray is not recommended.

The physical examination starts from 12:00 PM, by the panel physician.

WILL I GET  TO SEE MY MEDICAL REPORT / HOW IS THE  REPORT SENT?

·         You do not have to collect any reports. Instead, you need to send us an email with your details ie. Full name IME/UMI/ NZER/ NZHR at: visamedinfosheet@gmail.com to obtain your  proof of completed medical information sheet after 3-4 days.

·         Your report is  forwarded electronically via e-Medical  the department of  Immigration New Zealand health team, within three working days in most cases.

·         If your examination or test result are abnormal, our panel physician will inform you after completion of examination.

·         If you are require any further information  regarding  your medical examinations, please feel free to contact us.

UNDRESSING FOR MEDICAL EXAMINATION ?

·         As per the guidelines provided  by Department of New Zealand health team you will need to  undress to your undergarment.

·         We provide gown  to both male and female  candidates  and every effort is taken  to maintain your dignity. Only external physical examination is conducted.

 ·         We offer chaperone to all applicants . All  children  must be examined  in the presence of a guardian.

WHAT HAPPEN IF MY CHEST X-RAY  SHOWS ABNORMALITY ?

·         The panel physician inform you  of the result.

·         Sometime e-Medical can auto  generate the further  tests  depending on the   abnormality.

·         Once your case is submitted  New Zealand Health will review your case and advise  if any tests are required. They will notify you via email.

WHAT ARE THE TESTS  FOR TB ?

·         TB is tested by examination of sputum ( Authorized at  IOM  Laboratory only).

·         This is done in two way smear and culture.

·         Kindly  note that the   TB sputum  culture  report  takes 8 weeks  for reporting of the results.

TB SCREENING FOR  CHILDREN?

·         Children  between  the age  of 2 and 11 years and if indicated undergo  a TB screening test

WHAT ARE THE SCREENING  TEST FOR TB?

·         There are two different  types of  screening tests.

 ·         Mantoux - is  an intra dermal test ( Skin)

·         IGRA - Interferon  Gamma Release  Assay is a blood test .

·         Currently at Travel and Mountain Medicine Center   we only offer  Mantoux  for screening.  We are in the process of inquiring  if IGRA  if feasible. We shall update  the information in our website if IGRA test is  available.

RESULT OF MANTOUX TEST?

·         Result  of Mantoux  test is  recorded  after  48- 72 hours injection. The child will have to  reviewed by  doctors in the department of  pathology at Travel and Mountain Medicine Center for the final report.

·         Please ensure that  the child  does not  leave Kathmandu  until  the final report is provided.

·         Our panel physicians will  advice  if  additional  examination is  required  following  the result of  Mantoux test.

WHAT IF MANTOUX TEST RESULT IS POSITIVE?

·         The child need a chest x-ray

WHAT IS THE WAITING  TIME IN CLINIC?

Generally  your medical examination, Urine test and x-ray are completed  within two to three hours.

CAN  I GIVE FEED BACK TO THE CLINIC?

·         If you are not satisfied  with our service  kindly  contact our  management/ panel physician. We will  try to  resolve the  problem.

·         If you have any feedback, complains or complements; kindly  email us at: feedback8tmmc@gmail.com

FRAUDALANT  BEHAVIOUR

·         Any fraudulent  activity  will be reported  directly  to the New Zealand Immigration.

Useful Link:
New Zealand Immigration – Panel Physicians: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-
visas/apply-for-a-visa/tools-and-information/tools/panel-physicians