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Medical examination requirements and procedures for visa applicants to New Zealand
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Applicants for visas and permits for New Zealand must have an acceptable standard of health:
• unlikely to be a danger to public health;
• unlikely to impose significant costs or demands on New Zealand’s health services or special education services;
• able to perform the functions for which you have been granted entry.

There are two different medical certificates:

Medical and Chest X-ray Certificate (INZ 1007)
Temporary Entry X-ray Certificate (INZ 1096)

A Medical and Chest X-ray Certificate or a Temporary Entry X-ray Certificate (and associated reports) must be less than three months old at the time the application is lodged.

All applicants must bring the following to the medical examination:

• Valid passport for identification or a national Identity Document;
• 3 photos 3,5/4,5;
• Prescription eyeglasses (if applicable).
• Medical certificates, clinical reports, hospital discharge papers relevant to any medical problems past and present.

The medical examination includes the following:

• Urine examination for all persons 5 years and over;
• Chest X-ray for all persons 15 and over;
• Blood test results 15 years and over: HIV test, Syphilis test, Hepatitis B antigen, HCV, Full Blood Count, Serum Creatinine, HbA1c;
• Physical Examination.

Panel physician (PP) may refer the applicants for additional investigations and/or repeated chest X-ray in three months or even in the interval of six months from the initial examination.

Panel physicians:

• Dr. Eugenia Ciubotaru
• Dr. Stela Oprea

After medical examination the medical files are checked, scanned, sealed and handed out to the applicant.

The screening fee must be paid on the day of health assessment, in local currency (MDL) at the IOM designated bank.

To book an appointment, please contact IOM Chisinau Medical Unit at:
Tel.: +373 22 233 188; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it