IOM Nepal Medical Health Assessment Center (MHAC)

Migration health Assessments are among the most well-established migration management services offered by IOM. They consists of an evaluation of the physical and mental health status of migrants for the purpose of resettlement, international employment, enrolment in specific programmes, or for obtaining a temporary or permanent visa.

Reflecting national differences in immigration and public policies and practices, there is a diverse range of assessment requirements, but the most common denominator is the need to ensure that the migration process does not endanger the health of either the migrant or the host population. We believe that migrants benefit from an improved standard of well-being, which enable them to substantially contribute towards the social and economic development of their home and host communities.

Globally, IOM has provided health assessment services to over 3 million migrants in more than 80 countries between 2001 and 2015. In Nepal, IOM provided health assessments and TB screenings to 19,000 migrants in 2017 alone. IOM Nepal has over 10 years of extensive experiences and is adhered to high medical standard. IOM is the approved panel clinic for a number of countries including the followings. 

Australia: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/about/contact/offices-locations/nepal
Canada: http://www.cic.gc.ca/pp-md/pp-list.aspx?_ga=2.224968601.241184974.1525684801-1745804126.1525684801
Malaysia: https://educationmalaysia.gov.my/how-to-apply/medical-screening.html/
New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/apply-for-a-visa/tools-and-information/tools/panel-physicians
UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tuberculosis-test-for-a-uk-visa-clinics-in-nepal/tuberculosis-testing-in-nepal
US: https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/iv-dv-supplemental/KDU_Kathmandu.pdf


If you are taking health assessment, contact us today! 

Our Services

  • Health Assessment for the following counties:

    AUS CAN MAL NZ UK US
     Australia Canada   Malaysia (Student)  New Zealand United Kingdom United States 
  • Direct Observed Treatment (DOT) Service for Tuberculosis Treatment of immigrants bound to Australia and the US
  • TB Diagnosis (including sputum tests smears and cultures) and TB management
  • DNA Sample collection for embassies of Australia, US, UK, Canada and other counties upon request

Advice for Examination Day (applicable to all countries)

  • For your medical examination, you will be asked to remove your clothes (including jewelry) and wear a gown. We advise you to come with comfortable clothes that are easy to take off and put on.
  • Please do not conceal medical conditions. The majority of medical conditions are admissible though some may require additional tests.
  • Do not conceal pregnancy. Pregnancy will not affect your immigration prospects.
  • Women are advised to avoid health assessment during periods time as it will affect the results, leading to repeat tests and delays
  • If you use classes or contact lenses, please bring them
  • Please bring your medical documents and vaccination record if you have.
  • Please abstain from drinking alcohol on the day before the examination.
  • Postpone or re-schedule your appointment if you are or your child is acutely ill with a high fever or rash.
  • To make your waiting time more comfortable, we provide wifi, newspapers, magazines and tea. We recommend you to bring any other items you may require during the waiting time such as books, toys for your child, baby food, and diaper.
  • Parking space is limited so we encourage clients to come with public transportation or someone who could drop and pick you.
  • We recommend not to bring many family members or relatives who are not taking health assessment to accompany you.

Costs 

Please see country specific page.
For the moment, MHAC accept cash only. There are a few ATM machines available near MHAC.  

Working Hours

8.00 – 17.00, Monday to Friday except for IOM Holidays.

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In order to complete needed examinations, we advise you to arrive 15 minutes before your appointment.

Contacts and Appointments 

To book an appointment or have any questions, please call the following numbers or email us. see country specific page.

Kathmandu

Phone: +977 1 44 17 219, +977 1 44 29 599 (Extension: 600, 601, 604)
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Damak

Phone: +977 23 585 211 or +977 23 585 213 (Extension: 221)
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Address and Locations

Kathmandu

Damak

768/44, Thirbam Sadak, Baluwater, Kathmandu
Devkota Chowk (New Vegetable Market), Damak, Jhapa
     

Feedback 

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Frequently Asked Questions

 


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