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  • What should I bring
    1. ORIGINAL PASSPORT 2. Medication and medical information about your conditions, specialist reports, results 3. Glasses or contact lenses if needed A parent or a guardian if you are age 17 or under
  • Must I bring the original passport
    Yes, we need the original passport to create your file in the eMedical system
  • My passport number is xxxxxx, can you check if my immigration medical has expired and do I need a new one"
    We do not have access to your files. We do not know what your specific requirements. Generally speaking, Immigration Medicals expire in 3 yrs. This may not be true in your case. You will need to check with your immigration advisor or with your case officer
  • Are there any other documents required besides the original passport
    Douments required are Original Passport Medication Lists , medical notes , specialist reports, test results, X-rays, scans and anything else that is relevant to your health. You do not need to download and fill the limited medical examination or full medical examination sheet. However In some cases, it is helpful to download and fill this sheet You have language difficulties and want to write the answers in advance You have a complex medical history and want to write it all down in advance
  • Can you tell Immigration Medical is required of me. I was recently sent HR number
    Send us the HR ( Health Record) number that Immigration sent you recently. We can look into your record and tell you what type of immigration medical has been asked for.
  • What type of Immigration Medical do I need. I dont have HR number
    We cannot know with full certainty as to what your requirement is. You will need to find this from your immigration advisor or case officer or check INZ website You need to instruct us about : 1. What your visa category and visa type is 2. What type of immigration medical you need
  • Please resubmit or merge the immigration medical that I did a few months ago with you. They are asking for it again under a new HR number.
    Please contact immigration and inform them that your medical has already been submitted a few months ago ( give them the date) and under this number ( give them the NZER number / HR number of what is already submitted). Immigration is aware that new HR numbers are being sent out in error , even when previously completed. At our end : If you have completed an immigration medical at Selwyn House Medical Centre recently , please rest assured that all immigration medicals have been submitted already. The govt software does not allow us to edit or change or resubmit any immigration cases.
  • Is Selwyn House Medical Centre a one-stop service?
    Selwyn House Medical Centre will act like a one stop service. X-ray and Labtests are next door and are accredited 3rd party providers. You will not have to book a separate appointment or make a separate payment there. This is the most common configuration of a one stop service in primary health care in NZ. All specialities are almost never available under one roof in primary healthcare.
  • I need to submit the application this afternoon and I am just checking that the medical report from Selwyn house will be sent directly to immigration Nz and that I don’t have to do anything further.
    Medical report will be sent directly to Immigration. You just need to supply the NZER number that we generated for you. Put this number in your visa application.
  • Can I eat and drink or should I fast
    Don't fast. Eat normally and drink some fluids before you come as you will need to do a urine test for a general immigration medica. .
  • What if I need to change or cancel
    Please use the Cancel appointment button in booking confirmation email Or Please email us at
  • What does the fee cover
    STANDARD FEE advertised cover opening you case in the eMedical system and getting your NZER number, taking photos, completing your details, Standard blood tests and one dipstix urine test and Chest Xray where added. It includes completing your medical history and exam.
  • What happens during the visit
    We complete the eMedical with you. There is a declaration for you to sign, payments, photo, health measurements - vision, blood pressure, height, weight, physical check by doctor, urine test, blood test and Xray if required.
  • How long will it take. The appointment slots are 10 mins apart .
    Immigration medicals take 20 mins for paperwork and doctor exam, 20 mins at the lab and 20 mins for Xray. Add another 10-20 mins waiting times. This is an indicative time frame . Sometimes it takes less time and sometimes longer.
  • Can I get immigration medical done during my periods
    Periods affect urine test. Full Medical ( INZ 1007), 501 Medical Exam) : A urine test is specifically required. Please wait for periods to be over. Limited Medical (INZ 1201): A urine exam is not specifically required. If you are fit and healthy and have no medical history, you dont have to wait for periods to be over
  • WHEN will I be charged extra
    Additional tests are prescribed by immigration NZ, where there are medical conditions. We take great care in keeping your costs to a minimum and will not advise un-necessary tests.
  • Can you please hold my case. Can you please not submit my case. One of my test is abnormal and I want to do something about it
    We can either finalise complete and submit finalise incomplete and submit We cannot hold your case. Further, we cannot withhold information. In most cases, it is best to submit. If we do not receive any communication from you, we will finalise incomplete and submit.
  • Can you hold my case. I want to repeat my abnormal test
    Sure. You can repeat the test. Additional charges will apply. We will hold your case for 2 wks at the most. With some tests, it is a part of the protocol to repeat.
  • Will I get a copy of the results
    Yes. If you did not get a copy, please send us an email and we can email back a copy of the results. Submitted your immigration medical to INZ is treated as priority task. Sending you a copy is treated as a non-priority task and can at times take a few days.
  • When will I get the results
    We submit your immigration medical case directly to immigration . This takes 2-5 days in most cases. ...It takes a day or two for the blood tests and xray report to arrive. We then complete ad submit.
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