Changes in Visa Medical Fees
and Photo Requirements for US Visa Applicants


Increase in Medical Examination Fees Effective October 1, 2016

St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic (SLEC), the Embassy's accredited panel physician, will begin charging a new medical examination fee of Php 16,042.50 for most immigrant visa applicants effective October 1, 2016. The medical fee increase is based on mandatory gonorrhea testing for all immigrant visa applicants 15 years of age and older as instructed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Please note that the medical fees for children 14 years of age or younger will remain at Php 8,600. However, if SLEC determines that a child applicant must be tested for gonorrhea, SLEC will charge the corresponding gonorrhea test fee separately.

The medical examination fee must be paid in Philippine pesos. (Source: Important Notice, US Embassy in the Philippines)


Eyeglasses No Longer Allowed in Visa Photos

Starting November 1, 2016, eye glasses will no longer be allowed in visa photos. (Source: U.S. Visa Photo Requirements)

For your convenience, please remove your eyeglasses before having your visa photo taken.

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Clinics Closed on November 30, 2016 (Bonifacio Day)
Posted Thursday, November 24, 2016

Please be advised that St. Luke's Medical center Extension Clinic in Manila and Bonifacio Global City will be closed on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, in observance of Bonifacio Day.

Regular operations resume Thursday, December 1, 2016.






CANADA MEDICAL FEES NOW PAYABLE THROUGH BANK DEPOSIT
Posted Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Beginning November 4 2016, visa applicants to Canada may pay their medical examination fees through bank deposit at any Chinabank branch nationwide.

Applicants must register online before proceeding with payment. Upon successful registration, the confirmation form and payment slip will be emailed to the applicant’s registered email address. Applicants are required to present the payment slip at the bank when depositing their payment.

STRICTLY LOCAL, OVER-THE-COUNTER DEPOSITS ONLY.

The Medical Fee shall be paid INDIVIDUALLY. Each applicant should have his own verified, original deposit slip, indicating the correct medical examination fee.

Bank deposit payment is for Initial Medical Fees only. Fees for additional tests must be paid at the Clinic Cashier.

For your convenience, deposit should be made at least 48 hours before your intended date of medical exam.

Kindly present the ORIGINAL copy of your deposit slip as proof of payment at the designated payment verification counter at your preferred SLEC branch:

  • 5TH Floor Reception Area
    ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER EXTENSION CLINIC - Ermita, Manila

    1177 J. Bocobo St. Ermita, Manila 1000 PHILIPPINES

  • Clinic Cashier
    ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER EXTENSION CLINIC – Global City, Taguig

    Room 1002 Medical Arts Building,
    St. Luke's Medical Center - Global City
    Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

You will receive your Official Receipt upon successful payment verification.

Click here to view the schedule of fees for Canada Visa Applicants.






CHANGE IN VISA MEDICAL FEES AND PHOTO REQUIREMENT FOR US VISA APPLICANTS
Posted Friday, September 23, 2016

Increase in Medical Examination Fees Effective October 1, 2016

St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic (SLEC), the Embassy's accredited panel physician, will begin charging a new medical examination fee of Php 16,042.50 for most immigrant visa applicants effective October 1, 2016. The medical fee increase is based on mandatory gonorrhea testing for all immigrant visa applicants 15 years of age and older as instructed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Please note that the medical fees for children 14 years of age or younger will remain at Php 8,600. However, if SLEC determines that a child applicant must be tested for gonorrhea, SLEC will charge the corresponding gonorrhea test fee separately.

The medical examination fee must be paid in Philippine pesos. (Source: Important Notice, US Embassy in the Philippines)


Eyeglasses No Longer Allowed in Visa Photos

Starting November 1, 2016, eye glasses will no longer be allowed in visa photos. (Source: U.S. Visa Photo Requirements)

For your convenience, please remove your eyeglasses before having your visa photo taken.






New Medical Examination Fees for New Zealand Visa Applicants
Posted Friday, May 27, 2016

Beginning June 1, 2016, St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic will implement an increase in the medical examination fees of New Zealand Visa Applicants.

  1. Full Medical Examination

  2. Age GroupNew Medical Exam Fee
    0 to 4 years oldPhP 2,100.00
    5 to 10 years oldPhP 2,300.00
    11 to 14 years oldPhP 3,800.00
    15 years and up PhP 11,600.00

    TB screening and treatment are included in the Full Medical Examination, while all non-TB tests will be charged accordingly.


  3. Chest X-ray Only
  4. New Medical Examination Fee - PhP 2,200.00


For your information.





New Visa Medical Examination Fees for Australian Visa Applicants
Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Please be informed that there will be an increase in the visa medical examination fees for Australian Visa Applicants effective Monday, February 15, 2016.

Age Group Permanent Visa Medical Fee Temporary Visa Medical Fee
0-1 years old PhP 2,800.00 PhP 2,800.00
2-4 years old PhP 3,200.00 PhP 3,200.00
5-10 years old PhP 3,800.00 PhP 3,800.00
11-14 years old PhP 4,400.00 PhP 4,400.00
15 years and older PhP 6,600.00 PhP 6,000.00


Please be guided accordingly.





CHANGES TO CIC IMMIGRATION MEDICAL EXAMINATION FEES IN MANILA
Posted Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Effective September 1, 2015, there will be an increase in current medical fees for Canada visa applicants. Please see advisory from CIC.





New Medical Examination Procedures for Australian Visa Applicants
Posted Tuesday, 20 December 2011

As of December 2011, All Australian Visa Applicants (except for those applying for subclass 457, 856, or 857) must first lodge their visa application either through eVisa system or at the Australian Embassy in Makati before coming to St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic for their Medical Examination.

All Applicants must present the Health Examination List (from the Australian Embassy) or the Examination Referral Letter (for eVisa/eHealth applicants) at the Australian Reception Area on the day of the medical exam.

For Subclass 457, 856 and 857 visa applicants, you may still have your medical screening examination before lodgement of visa application.

Click here for more information.






Online Registration Now Available for Australian Visa Applicants
Posted Tuesday, 20 December 2011


Australian Visa applicants may now use our Online Registration Form to pre-register. To pre-register, please click here.









Online Registration Now Available for U.S. Immigrant Visa Applicants
Posted Monday, 07 June 2010

To aid in the registration process, U.S. Immigrant Visa applicants may now use our Online Registration Form to pre-register. To pre-register, please click here.










Welcome

St. Luke’s Medical Center Extension Clinic (SLEC) is committed to providing the best possible medical services to the Embassies of the United States of America, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and their visa applicants. For your convenience please be advised of the following:

SLEC is located at 1177 J. Bocobo Street, Ermita, Manila. We can be reached by telephone at (+63 2)521-0020, (+63 2)521-8647. SLEC is open from Mondays to Fridays, 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is best to arrive for your medical examination between 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Applicants are served on a first come first served basis, no appointment necessary. Order of release of medical reports will depend on the complexity of the results of the medical examination.