Need an Immigration Medical?
We're authorised by Immigration New Zealand to complete the medical assessments necessary as part of immigrating to New Zealand.

If you need an immigration medical certificate then come and see us.
Why people come to us
Great Service

Great service

Our friendly, professional team will go out of their way to make your medical as simple as possible

Easy Access

Great access

Free parking at our central Johnsonville location makes getting to your medical a breeze

Great prices

Great prices

Take a look at our prices below to see the great value in getting your medical through us.

Pricing

15 years and older

General Medical

$370

which covers

  • Medical Examinations
  • Routine Blood & Urine Tests
  • Digital Photos
  • eMedical Submissions

15 years and older

Limited Medical

$240

which covers

  • Medical Examinations
  • Routine Blood & Urine Tests
  • Digital Photos
  • eMedical Submissions

Under 15

General or Limited Medical

$165

which covers

  • Medical Examinations
  • Routine Blood & Urine Tests
  • Digital Photos
  • eMedical Submissions

You may also need a chest x-ray. See below for more information about this.

Please note that we are not immigration advisors and are not part of Immigration New Zealand. We know the basic rules around immigration, however it is important that you communicate with Immigration New Zealand if you are uncertain about any part of your application.

Got a question?

Click on a section to find answers to common questions

  • phoneHow do I make an appointment?

    Please phone the medical centre 04-920-8850 and speak to a receptionist, or come in to make the appointment.

    You will need to pay for the medical when you arrive.

    If you are already a patient at our medical centre, you may be required to make an appointment with a doctor other than your usual doctor.

    A parent or guardian will need to be present at appointments for applicants under 18 years of age.

  • helpWhat happens during an immigration medical?

    During the medical you’ll have two consultations, one with a nurse and the second with a doctor. We endeavour to make these appointments one after the other, but depending on your urgency this may not always be possible.

  • helpWhat do I need to bring to the appointment?

    You will need to bring:

    • Your current passport for photo identification. This must be the original version, not a copy.
    • Prescription eyewear if you use them (glasses or contact lenses)
    • Medication list and/or medical specialist reports

    Need a interpreter?

    If you cannot speak English then you will need a interpreter; this cannot be a family member or relative. We can arrange for a interpreter if required, simply let us know when booking the appointment.

    There is an additional cost for a interpreter

  • access_timeHow quickly can I get an immigration medical done?

    We can normally get you in within 2-3 days of getting touch with us. It then takes approximately 2 working days to receive and review all of the results

  • helpWhat happens during an immigration medical?

    During the medical you’ll have two consultations, one with a nurse and the second with a doctor. We endeavour to make these appointments one after the other, but depending on your urgency this may not always be possible.

  • personWhat happens during the nurse consultation?

    The nurse consultation will take approximately 45 minutes. During this time we’ll complete a questionnaire about your health, as well as take measurements of you height and weight. We then take a digital photo which is uploaded to your eMedical case file.

    We’ll also do the following tests:

    • Eye test
      Please bring you glasses or contacts with you if you wear them

    • Urine Test
      This is required from all applicants 5 years of age and older.

      If you are female, please note that this test cannot be taken during your period and 4-6 days after. To save you the inconvenience of having to repeat the test, please book your appointment with this in mind.

      We recommend drinking a glass of water half an hour before your appointment to prepare for the urine test.

    • Blood test
      This is required if you are 15 years or older.
  • personWhat happens during the doctor consultation?

    Your consultation with a doctor will take approximately 15 minute appointments. This is a full physical examination, during which time you will need to remove all clothing except your underwear. The examination will involve contact with the doctor.

    If you’re a woman over the age of 45 you will also require a breast examination, unless you've had one of the following within the last six months and can provide the results of the exam:

    • Breast examination
    • Mammogram
    • Ultrasound
    • MRI

    You comfort is important to us so let us know if you prefer either a male or female doctor.

  • insert_drive_fileWhich medical certificate do I need?

    You must use the General Medical if one of the following applies to you:

    • You are applying for a temporary entry class visa for New Zealand and you intend to stay longer than 12 months
    • You are applying for residence, unless you are a person who must use the Limited Medical Certificate (INZ 1201).

    You must use the Limited Medical if one of the following applies to you:

    • You are the partner of a New Zealand citizen or resident and you meet the requirements of the Partnership Category, which includes having lived together with your partner for 12 months or more in a partnership which is genuine and stable (your dependent children (if any) should also use this certificate)*
    • You are the dependent child of a New Zealand citizen or resident*
    • You are a person (or the partner or dependent child of a person) who has been recognised as having refugee or protection status in New Zealand
    • You are a UNHCR mandated refugee who has been selected under New Zealand’s refugee quota programme
    • You are applying for a resident visa under the Refugee Quota Family Reunification Category.

    If you are applying for a visa as the partner or dependent child of a New Zealand citizen or resident and you were not included in, or were withdrawn from the earlier residence application made by your partner or parent then you must use the general certificate.

  • helpDo I need a chest X-ray?

    You'll need a chest X-ray if:

    • You are applying for residency
    • You are applying for a temporary entry class visa for New Zealand and you intend to stay longer than 12 months

    If you're applying for a temporary visa and you intend to stay between 6-12 months

    Immigration New Zealand maintain a list of countries, areas and territories with a low insidence of tuberculosis (TB). If you are from, or have visited, a country, area or territory which is not on this list then you'll need a chest X-ray.

    The Health Requirements (INZ 1121) guide has more details and includes the full list.

    If you previously had a chest X-ray you may not be required to get a new one. If this applies to you, contact Immigration New Zealand to confirm whether or not you need a new X-ray.

    Children under the age of 11 and pregnant women are not required to have a chest X-ray, unless it is specifically requested by Immigration New Zealand.

  • placeHow do I get a chest x-ray?

    You need to book a separate chest X-ray appointment as we don't complete X-rays at the medical centre.

    Your options for getting a chest X-ray are:

    • $150 at any Pacific Radiology branch (978-5500).
      Pacific Radiology in Johnsonville is a 5 minute walk from the medical centre.

    • $120 at Horizon Radiology (801-8527).
      Horizon Radiology is located at Level 1, 61-63 Taranaki Street, Wellington