Our Services

- Immigration Medicals

 

September Spring Special

$350 for Immigration Medical and Blood Tests

For all appointments booked in September 


$150 for Chest X-ray - payable to Pacific Radiology on the same day of your appointment (located at Moorhouse Medical Centre) 

Book your Immigration Medical Online Now

or phone us on 365 7900, extension 881 

 

Moorhouse Medical Centre is a "one stop shop" for Immigration Medicals. All tests are completed onsite in one convenient appointment. 

Payment is required prior to appointment being made (we accept credit card, debit card, internet bank deposit, eftpos or cash)

 

You must bring your PASSPORT to your appointment or the medical cannot be done! 

You can request your passport from Immigration New Zealand if they have it.

  • If you are a parent or guardian accompanying a minor, you must also bring your passport and proof of guardianship.
  • Allow 1.5 hours for your medical, blood test and x-ray. (Add an additional 30 minutes per family member)
  • Bring any medical reports you have e.g. with any medical specialist.
  • Bring evidence of pregnancy i.e. from your midwife if applicable.
  • Your glasses, if you wear them, for the vision test. 
 

 

 

 

  

  

Payment Options

Payment is required at the time of booking.

We accept payment by credit card, debit card, cash, EFTPOS or internet bank deposit.

What happens on the day?

The medical is all completed on the INZ electronic (e-medical) system.

There are several forms to complete including your personal details and consent for the medical. The receptionist will take your photo and attach the photo to the case record.

You will be given a unique reference number for the e-medical which you will need to supply to INZ with your visa application.

A nurse will undertake your initial checks including height, weight, blood pressure and vision and also a blood test.

You will be asked provide a urine sample to check for blood sugar and protein. Note for women: you will not be able to do the urine test if you are menstruating and may have to return at a later date to complete this part of the medical).

You will then see the Immigration Medical Doctor who will ask about your health, your family history and do a physical examination.

What to bring to the appointment

visa passport

PASSPORT – you have to bring this to your appointment or the medical cannot be done

You can request your passport from Immigration New Zealand if they have it.

  • If you are a parent or guardian accompanying a minor you must also bring your passport and proof of guardianship.
  • Allow 1.5 hours for your medical, blood test and x-ray. (Add an additional 30 minutes per family member)
  • Bring any medical reports you have e.g. with any medical specialist.
  • Bring evidence of pregnancy i.e. from your midwife if applicable.
  • Your glasses, if you wear them, for the vision test.

What happens after the medical?

The doctor will review the blood test results (usually between 2 - 5 days later) and your chest x-ray report.

If there are any concerns about your blood test, the Immigration Nurse will contact you to discuss it further.

The medical will be submitted electronically to Immigration New Zealand for processing.

You will receive email notification once the medical is submitted to INZ.

How long does the medical take?

The medical will take approximately 1.5 hours to complete on the day and then will be sent to INZ within 5 working days.

What to do if you cannot attend the appointment

  • If you cannot keep your appointment and need to arrange another time, please phone us at least two days prior to your original appointment. Otherwise an $85 fee will be charged.
  • If you are late for your appointment or do not have your passport you may not be seen and will need to reschedule, resulting in an $85 charge.
  • An $85 charge will apply if you do not turn up for your appointment.

What are the blood tests?

You can eat and drink as usual on the day of the blood test.

A sample of your blood will be taken by the Nurse and will be sent to the laboratory for 7 tests:

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • Syphilis
  • Kidney Function
  • Diabetes Check

Limited Medicals and Children

Limited Medical costs $250 for the limited medical including blood tests.

Children

Under 10 years: $180

11 – 14 years: $200

15 and over (same as adult price) $390

  • Children under the age of 11 years old do not require a chest X-ray or blood test.
  • Children under the age of 15 years do not require a blood test. 

Interpreter Service

If you require an interpreter for your appointment, we can arrange an interpreter for you, free of charge.

Please inform us at the time of booking so we can organise this for you.