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I am new in this forum!! Could you please answer my following question..
I have just received my medical results from the visa medicals with sealed envelop , do I need to keep myself this envelop until my case officer ask for. Or do I need to send it directly to immi of Australia. As checked up my medical in Victoria, Australia ..
 

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Since you have a case officer I presume you have already applied? In that case send it straight through. If you've already applied the results really should have been sent straight to DIAC.

And yeah, leave the envelope closed obviously :p believe me I know how tempting it is, but it is only meant to be opened once.... by Immi. Good luck and welcome!
 

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I thought that the Dr, professor who did the test,s had to send the results directly to the IMMI department, unless the applicant wanted them sending by courier, in which case they receive them and send them. What Nelly is saying is true if you have already applied then they should have being sent directly to the DIAC. Don't open them lol resist temptation and send them off lol.
 

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Thanx for your help!!! Anyway, what about my daughter health checked report which was send directly from kathmandu to HOC Sydney, in this case do I need to inform my case officer or he/she will get those report directly from HOC , Sydney?? Any help will be appreciate.. Cheers:)
 

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HOC will notify your CO. However it never harms to update your CO directly once you confirm HOC received your envelope.

The strange thing is that your doctor sent the results to you. This is not the normal procedure. Do NOT open the envelope.

This is not an immigration advice
 

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Thanks!! Indeed, I am in Australia, and my daughter is in nepal , indeed , doctor of kathmandu directly send the health report to HOC, not to my home.. Anyway, your reply is really helpful..
 

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This doctor has done something very wrong by you. You should not have been in possession of these results at any time. I don't know what I would do....send to DIAC and say nothing or tell them...I guess honesty is the best policy and they always seem to find out so I would let the CO know they were sent to you, you have not opened them and send them on.
If you do not tell them you were in possession of these results and they find out it could bode quite badly for you.
Just my thoughts though...do what you think is right.
 

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Hi Keshiva -

The sealed envelope you received is essentially a backup copy of the health results. The health facility (panel doctor, etc) will forward, either electronically (usually) or by courier the originals of the results to DIAC. You normally would provide your backup copy only if requested by the case officer.

The quick version of all of this is that medical results must be assessed by a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth (MOC) once the exam and tests are completed by the Dr or approved facility. Some facilities are appointed as a MOC for purposes of assessing results - things move more quickly when this type of facility is used, as the facility can do the MOC approval and forward that along with the results back to the case officer at the processing embassy, etc.

If the facility is not a MOC, then the test results are sent to a MOC, usually in Australia, for assessment and determination of whether the applicant passes the health criteria. The MOC then forwards that determination to the case officer and processing continues.

Hope this helps understand the process a bit - the key issue is that you verify that your results have been received by the embassy, etc that is processing your visa application. Do not open the envelope (as pointed out before), as this is your backup copy in case the original somehow is irretrievably lost between the panel doctor and DIAC.

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Mark Northam
 

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Hi Keshiva -

The sealed envelope you received is essentially a backup copy of the health results. The health facility (panel doctor, etc) will forward, either electronically (usually) or by courier the originals of the results to DIAC. You normally would provide your backup copy only if requested by the case officer.

The quick version of all of this is that medical results must be assessed by a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth (MOC) once the exam and tests are completed by the Dr or approved facility. Some facilities are appointed as a MOC for purposes of assessing results - things move more quickly when this type of facility is used, as the facility can do the MOC approval and forward that along with the results back to the case officer at the processing embassy, etc.

If the facility is not a MOC, then the test results are sent to a MOC, usually in Australia, for assessment and determination of whether the applicant passes the health criteria. The MOC then forwards that determination to the case officer and processing continues.

Hope this helps understand the process a bit - the key issue is that you verify that your results have been received by the embassy, etc that is processing your visa application. Do not open the envelope (as pointed out before), as this is your backup copy in case the original somehow is irretrievably lost between the panel doctor and DIAC.

Best,

Mark Northam
Oh that is good to know Mark...how interesting. My love did not get a back up copy....I guess it doesnt happen in all cases? Anyway it is good to know what it was all about and why. You are our knight in shining armour as usual :cool:
 

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Hi Keshiva -

The sealed envelope you received is essentially a backup copy of the health results. The health facility (panel doctor, etc) will forward, either electronically (usually) or by courier the originals of the results to DIAC. You normally would provide your backup copy only if requested by the case officer.

The quick version of all of this is that medical results must be assessed by a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth (MOC) once the exam and tests are completed by the Dr or approved facility. Some facilities are appointed as a MOC for purposes of assessing results - things move more quickly when this type of facility is used, as the facility can do the MOC approval and forward that along with the results back to the case officer at the processing embassy, etc.

If the facility is not a MOC, then the test results are sent to a MOC, usually in Australia, for assessment and determination of whether the applicant passes the health criteria. The MOC then forwards that determination to the case officer and processing continues.

Hope this helps understand the process a bit - the key issue is that you verify that your results have been received by the embassy, etc that is processing your visa application. Do not open the envelope (as pointed out before), as this is your backup copy in case the original somehow is irretrievably lost between the panel doctor and DIAC.

Best,

Mark Northam
hello Sir Mark Northam,
I am so thankful to read this QUOTE as this clarifies the question that was bothering me for a month because when i emailed the department for an update of my SC 309 visa application, the answer was my medical results have been referred to a Medical Specialist of the Commonwealth and that assessment will be made by Aug. 20, 2013. I did my medical examinations in the approved panel doctors here in Davao City. The result was my Blood Pressure went up a bit 140/90 only due to tension or white coat syndrome but the Cardiologist gave me a clearance because of this. I am patiently waiting for my visa grant and hoping I will get it soon ( 5 months waiting ). Thanks for the post sir...God bless
 

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Hi Bokie -

Glad I could help! And you're actually more fortunate than many - at least you were provided with a date by which they commit to have your medical results review completed by - many applicants get no such date or even an estimate, and are left hanging for many weeks wondering about when the medical review will be completed.

Best of luck with your visa!

Best,

Mark Northam
 

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Hi Bokie -

Glad I could help! And you're actually more fortunate than many - at least you were provided with a date by which they commit to have your medical results review completed by - many applicants get no such date or even an estimate, and are left hanging for many weeks wondering about when the medical review will be completed.

Best of luck with your visa!

Best,

Mark Northam
hello Sir Mark Northam,
once again thank you so much for giving me a little of your time in responding to my query i felt better now and more relax...God be with you always...
 
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