Immigration Medical Examinations (IME) for the Australian Visa applicants consists of medical history, physical exam, TB screening test, and a laboratory and radiological test. The laboratory and radiological test includes:

Test Age
Urine examination  ≥ 5 years
TB Screening Test(Mantoux or IGRA)*  2-11 years
Chest X-ray  ≥ 11 years
Serology test for HIV,Hepatitis B and syphilis  ≥15 years (requirement depending on the visa category)

Note: The above tests may also be indicated for the lower age limit depending on their medical condition. Please note that it takes approximately 3 to 4 hours to complete a health assessment.

Required Documentation for Medical Examinations
  • Original and valid passport with one photocopy (Primary and preferred form of identity documentor only for exceptional cases clearly readable photocopy of valid passport along with original and valid Computerized National Identity Card issued by NADRA.
  • For Refugees: We don’t accept “TAZKIRA” anymore, for all Afghan clients. Enlisted three documents may be accepted.
    • Original Valid Passport
    • Photo Stamped HAP Letter (stamped by AHC / visa officer)
    • UNHCR Card, in conjunction with HAP Letter
    • This instruction is active for all Afghan Nationality clients (Funded / Not funded).
  • Health Request Letter*, containing HAP ID*.
  • Medical test reports regarding past or current medical status
  • Antenatal card for pregnant ladies.
  • Eyeglasses or Contact Lens ( if used by the applicant)
  • Valid Polio vaccination card being issued by approved governmental health authority.
  • Applicants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or a legal guardian who cannot provide consent and make decisions on their behalf.
  • Proof of relationship (of parent or legal guardian) is necessary when consenting to conduct IMEs for children.
  • FRC (Family Registration Certificate) for Pakistani nationals.
  • Marriage certificate of the mother, wherein, Father name of the accompanying children is entered.
  • We can request for legal papers (court or government orders) allowing the legal guardian to take custody of the child.
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, TST (Mantoux), and TB investigation (Sputum smear, culture, DST and Post sputum repeat Chest X ray)

Serology test for HIV, VDRL , Hepatitis B and C will be charged separately as per case requirement.

Last fee is effective from 1st May. 2022

Age Group Medical Indicates Islamabad & Karachi  Fee Lahore Fee with(16% GST)
Below 5 Year Physical Examination (PE) PKR 16,500/- PKR 16,500/-
From 5 Y and less then 11 Year PE, Urine Test PKR 17,000/- PKR 17,000/-
From 11 Y and less then 15 Year PE, Urine Test,CXR PKR 25,000/- PKR 26,000/-
From 15Y and above PE, Urine Test, CXR PKR 28,000/- PKR 29,000/-
HIV Test   PKR 500/- PKR 580/-
Hepatitis B Test   PKR 1000/- PKR 1,160/-
Hepatitis C Test   PKR 700/- PKR 812/-
Serum Creatinine   PKR 800/- PKR 928/-
Cases with CXR only   PKR 6,200/- PKR 6,600/-
TST test   PKR 500/- PKR 580/-
 IGRA      Islamabad    PKR 10,348/-
     Lahore   PKR 12,000/-
     Karachi PKR 5,773/-

Health assessment fees are subject to change

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

Additional Medical test and referral request, including specialist consultation are not included in the above service fee and will be charged separately.

TB Screening Test*

Children aged 2-11 years, who are applying for a permanent or provisional visa need TST (Mantoux test) according to the revised DIBP protocol from 20th Nov, 2015. In order to complete TST (Mantoux test), your children require and additional visit to determine the result of the test within 48 to 72 hours from the date of TST conducted (appointment date for 2nd visit will be provided at the time of the test being performed).

Please note that IGRA, a blood test can be performed (on laboratory specific days) instead of TST and there is no need for a 2nd visit to take a reading. Incase TST or IGRA  is positive, children have to come again for Chest X-ray. No charge is required for additional X-ray or TST but additional charge is required for IGRA test.

*Health Request letter: Contains HAP ID used for medical processing on eMedical portal. For the further information you can visit the DIBP website

 

Submission of your medical result

For eMedical applicants, the medical documents will be submitted electronically at eMedical after receiving of complete result. 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.

 

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