Below is the complete text of email I received today from CPP-O for medicals, I removed unnecessary line brakes to keep it short, however I kept all bolds, underlines etc..
All applicants who are seeking permanent residence in Canada must satisfy Canada's medical admissibility criteria. In order to determine your medical admissibility to Canada, you and your spouse are required to undergo a medical examination. This examination is required whether or not your spouse will accompany you to Canada.
Please take this letter and the enclosed Medical Report
Form IMM1017 for yourself and your spouse to the medical doctor performing the examination. You and your spouse should be examined by the same doctor. NOTE: Medical examinations completed prior to this request is not acceptable for the purpose of immigration to Canada.
The medical examination must be performed by one of the licensed doctors shown on the "List of Designated Medical Practitioners"
. To access this list, please refer to our website: http://www.cic.gc.ca/dmp-md/medical.aspx
. If you and/or your spouse are outside of your home country for an extended period of time, you may see a ‘Designated Medical Practitioner' in the country where you are presently residing.
The Medical Report has five sections. You have only received Section A
, "Client Identification and Summary." Sections B to E of the Medical Report form are for use by a medical doctor and are provided to the doctors by the Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Health Services.
You should make arrangements to undergo the required medical examination immediately
. Failure to do so within 30 days
of this notice will result in unnecessary delays in the processing of your application.Your examining doctor will send your X-ray and results to the usual medical review office responsible for their territory.
There are other important instructions listed on the back of this page. Please be sure to read them carefully.
Please quote your application number in all your correspondence with us.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Citizenship and Immigration CanadaPLEASE REFER TO THE FOLLOWING PAGE OF THIS LETTER FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS.
ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD NOTE THE FOLLOWING:Medical Examination
expenses related to this medical examination are your responsibility.
2. Please bring the following to your medical appointment:
·Two recent passport-size photographs of you and your spouse. Refer to our website for photograph specification: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/guides/5445ETOC.asp#appendixB
Eyeglasses, if applicable; list of prescription drugs taken, or any relevant medical report(s).
3. All applicants must submit to a standard X-ray film of the chest.
4. It is possible that after the completion of your medical examination and submission of reports, further tests or reports may be requested.
5. The issuance of these medical instructions does not constitute acceptance of your application. You should not make any commitments related to the application until your case has been concluded.DO NOT SELL YOUR PROPERTY OR BELONGINGS, OR GIVE UP YOUR JOB OR HOME; DO NOT TAKE OTHER STEPS TO EMIGRATE OR COME TO CANADA UNTIL OUR OFFICE HAS NOTIFIED YOU THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN COMPLETED.
6. It is recommended
, and a decided advantage to all applicants, that routine immunization is initiated or completed before departure for Canada, and where available, immunization records should be brought to Canada. Some provinces in Canada may require you to show your record of immunization.Police Certificates
You must obtain a police certificate from each
country or territory where you have lived for six consecutive months or longer
since reaching the age of 18. It is your
responsibility to contact the police or relevant authorities and apply for the required police certificate.
Instructions and information on obtaining a police certificate from any country can be found on our Web site at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/security/police-cert/index.asp
police certificate from each country must be received by our office within 60 days
from the date of this letter. Failure to provide us with the original
police certificate may result in your application being assessed on the information available on your file and may be refused.
If you have already sent in the updated police certificate, you do not require to resend it.
Please send your police certificate(s) to our office at the following address, and quote your file number on all your correspondence with our office.
Case Processing Pilot – Ottawa
219 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, ON K1A 1L1