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Getting a Visa Medical for Overseas Travel at The Edinburgh Clinic; Everything you need to know.

If you’re planning to immigrate to Australia, New Zealand or Canada, you’ll need to complete a Visa Medical. The Edinburgh Clinic offers a speedy and competitively priced, one-stop service for foreign visa medicals. Our medical accreditation is compliant with each countries specific visa requirements.

Appointments are available Monday to Friday and our extensive facilities mean that all of the required components of the examination, including panel doctor consultation, blood tests and X-ray, can be carried out on the same day.

In this article, we cover the things you need to know if you’re wondering what’s involved in getting Visa Medical accreditation.  

 

Before your medical, you’ll need your HAP ID to update your eMedical case online. What is this and where do I get it?

HAP ID is the reference number you’ll be given from the respective immigration services when you apply to emigrate. eMedical is the system used to complete all the administration work for Visa Medicals.

 

What should I bring to my examination?

  • A valid passport - without this we are unable to proceed with the medical

  • Any prescription glasses or contact lenses that you may wear

  • Where you have a known medical condition, any existing specialist reports

  • Previous chest X-rays (if applicable)

 

What sort of tests will you run during my examination?

Blood tests, panel doctor consultation and X-ray are all completed for all 3 medicals.

 

How much does it cost?

The costs vary for each medical but below is the adult medical pricing for each country:

Australia:

Full adult medical (15+) - £303.00

Adult Healthcare medical - £384.00 (for those who work in healthcare)

Canada:

Full adult medical (15+) - £303.00

New Zealand:

Full adult medical (15+) - £417.00

Adult Healthcare medical - £360.00 (for those who work in healthcare)

For more pricing go to the various links at the bottom of the page

 

Our most popular visa is Australia so please see below the brief requirements for this medical.

Australia

 

How do I make an appointment for an Australian visa health examination?

Appointments with our panel doctors for medicals and X-rays can be made by telephoning 0131 446 2570

 

When calling, please have the following details ready:

1. Your client identifier, known as a HAP ID or Health Request. These identifiers allow us to access your case in eMedical.

2. GP Details for each of the attendees.

3. Next of kin details for each of the attendees

 

Before you come to your Medical

 Please complete the following by accessing your eMedical case online using your HAP ID.

• Your medical history

• Consent to using eMedical

• Answer any additional questions that are listed

• Download and print your referral letter

 If you have not yet lodged your visa application, you can use My Health Declaration to complete your medical history online.

 

What to bring to the examination:

1. A valid passport - without this we are unable to proceed with the medical

2. A ‘Health Examination Referral Letter’

3. Any prescription glasses or contact lenses that you may wear

4. Where you have a known medical condition, any existing specialist reports

5. Previous chest X-rays (if applicable)

 

What now? Contact us or read more

To speak to our Visa Administrator Steph, call 0131 446 2570 or email immigration@edinburghclinic.com

 

For more information on our Visa Medicals:

Australia

New Zealand

Canada

Other countries - basic medicals

Date: 18/07/2017
By: Andrew Gunn
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