Medical Examinations

Medical Examinations

Medical examinations play a pivotal role in various sectors, from employment to insurance. These examinations are designed to assess an individual’s health status, ensuring they meet specific criteria for various purposes.

Whether it’s for securing a job, obtaining a student pass, or ensuring one’s fitness for a particular role, medical examinations provide a comprehensive overview of one’s health.

Types of Medical Examinations We Provide


This examination is conducted before an individual begins a new job. Its primary purpose is to ensure that the prospective employee is fit to perform the duties required by the position and does not pose a health risk to themselves or others in the workplace.

Employment pass

For individuals seeking to work in certain countries or regions, an employment pass is often required. The medical examination for this pass ensures that the individual meets the health standards set by the respective country or region.

Student pass

Before studying abroad or in specific institutions, students might need to undergo a medical examination. This ensures they are in good health and do not carry any communicable diseases.

Maid check-up

Domestic helpers or maids often undergo health assessments to ensure they are fit to work and do not pose any health risks to the households they serve.

Work permit

Foreign workers seeking employment in certain countries must undergo medical examinations to obtain a work permit. This ensures they are fit for the job and meet the health standards of the host country.

Insurance underwriting

Before issuing an insurance policy, insurance companies often require a medical examination. This helps determine the risk associated with the individual and set appropriate premiums.

Renewal of Vehicle

If you are 65 years old or above and hold a Singapore driving or provisional driving license, you must undergo and pass a medical examination with a registered medical practitioner in Singapore to continue driving in the country.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a typical medical examination take?

The duration of a medical examination can vary based on the specific tests required. A basic examination might take 30 minutes to an hour, while a more comprehensive examination with multiple tests can take several hours or even require multiple visits.

Are there any side effects or risks associated with medical examinations?

Most medical examinations are non-invasive and pose minimal risks. However, certain tests, like X-rays, involve minimal radiation exposure. Discuss with our doctors if you have any concerns.

How often should one undergo a medical examination?

The frequency of medical examinations depends on the purpose. For instance, employment-related checks might be a one-time requirement, while health check-ups for personal well-being are often recommended annually.

Can I request additional tests not specified in the examination's requirements?

Yes, if you have specific health concerns or conditions you’d like to investigate further, you can discuss them with our doctor and request additional tests.

Are the results of my medical examination confidential?

Yes, medical examination results are confidential. They are shared only with the individual and any relevant parties, such as employers or insurance companies, with the individual’s consent.

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