An update is confirmed by the Government of Canada regarding countries that no longer required immigration medical examination and also those which now requires a medical examination before applying for temporary resident visa. Getting an IME (Immigration Medical Examination) done, as per the update, required to be undertook depending on:
The list of countries that need to submit IME includes Tunisia, Fiji, Singapore and Timor-Leste.
For the countries which has now been set free from the requirement of IME includes Argentina, Bahrain, Belize, Colombia, French Collectivity of Wallis and Futuna, Portugal, Seychelles, Surinam, Venezuela.
The update which came into light on 23rd November, 2017, is said to affect those:
The already submitted applications to Canada, before 23rd November, no IME is required from the residents of the listed countries that need to have IME, mandatorily.