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It should be noted that medical examination requirements exist for visitors, students and temporary foreign workers to Canada.
The necessity of a medical examination prior to visiting Canada is determined by two factors:
In general, if you are planning a visit to Canada of less than 6 months, you will not be required to undergo a medical examination.
If you are a tourist visiting Canada and your stay in the country is for more than 6 months, you will require a medical examination if:
You will be required to undergo a medical examination if you have resided or spent time (6 or more consecutive months) in one or more of the designated countries/territories list.
If your country is designated as 'Yes', you will be required to have a medical examination by one of Canada's Designated Medical Practitioners.
Please see the Designated Country/Territory List to determine if a country/territory is designated.
Your own doctor cannot do your medical examination for entry to Canada. You must see a physician on Canada's list of Designated Medical Practitioners.
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