Clinic Location

140 Ponto Road, Kelowna, BC V1X 2G1

Reception Hours

Monday to Thursday: 9am to 1pm
Friday: 9am to 11am - Sat. to Sun.: CLOSED

Terms and Conditions

By submitting your registration form and booking an appointment with us you agree and consent to the following:

  1. The medical examination by the panel physician will be carried out according to the government requirements and guidelines.
  2. The medical report will be completed by the panel physician according to the government requirements and will be accurate and complete.
  3. The medical report, once completed, will be submitted to the respective government department using the secure eMedical online platform.
  4. The panel physician cannot and does not guarantee or predict the outcome of your application.
  5. The fee for the medical examination is not contingent on the applicant’s satisfaction with its outcome.
  6. The fee for the medical examination is not refundable (except when prepaid and cancelled more than two full business days ahead).
  7. Appointment cancellations or changes can only be made no later than two full business days before the appointment time. (Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays are not to be regarded as business days)
  8. If you miss your appointment for any reason without cancelling, you agree to pay us the fee of $90 which is to partially cover the doctor’s time that was reserved for you.


Marine Medical Examination – Privacy Statement & Agreement

The personal information provided on this form is collected under the authority of section 273 of the Marine Personnel Regulations (MPR) made pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (CSA 2001) . A seafarer who seeks to be a member of the complement of a Canadian vessel, as specified by subsection 200(7) of the MPR, must hold a valid marine medical certificate attesting to the seafarer’s ability to perform the duties for which they are to be employed and complete the voyages to be engaged on by the vessel. Therefore, the collection of personal information is necessary for the purpose of establishing whether the seafarer meets the minimum requirements of medical fitness for the issuance of a medical certificate under section 278 of the MPR, or a provisional medical certificate under section 275 of the MPR. If personal information is not provided, a medical certificate cannot be issued. Failure to carry a valid certificate may be a contravention of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and the MPR.
The personal information is only be used and disclosed in accordance with the Privacy Act and may be subject to the Access to Information Act. All personal information will be retained in an electronic database until the Seafarer reaches the age 100 years or for 2 years after the Department has been notified of the deceased, in accordance with the Privacy Act. In limited and specific circumstances, your personal information may be used and/or disclosed without consent in accordance with section 7 and subsection 8(2) of the Privacy Act.
An applicant’s personal information may be disclosed to the following groups: the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada (TATC), Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC); Marine Medical Examiners; Transport Canada employees responsible for regulatory compliance and enforcement, Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)

The applicant is required to be aware that under penalty of perjury that all information disclosed during the marine medical examination, whether provided verbally, in writing, or obtained through questionnaires, is true and not misleading to the best of knowledge, belief, and understanding, and understand the importance of providing accurate information for the assessment of medical fitness for maritime activities and certify that I have not knowingly withheld or misrepresented any relevant details. I acknowledge that any false statements or omissions may result in disqualification or disciplinary action.
This declaration underscores the seriousness of providing truthful information during the medical examination process and acknowledges the consequences of providing false or misleading information. It is a standard practice in various fields, including maritime activities, to ensure the integrity of medical assessments and promote safety.
Referrals, follow-up tests and consultations in addition to this Marine Medical Examination are to be arranged through the personal physician. You may also arrange with your Marine Medical Examiner to have additional documents submitted directly to this office for fee as outlined by the current fee, as per the Doctor of BC fee guide.
It is suggested that you take all correspondence form Transport Canada to your family physicians, so that they may be aware of Transport Canada requirements. Please do not send multiple copies of the same report, as this may delay processing of your file. To expedite the processing of your application, please submit the aforementioned information in one mailing using the above reference numbers.
Payment for the Marine Medical Examination does not guarantee a positive outcome of the report to Transport Canada. The examination process is conducted to assess medical fitness for maritime activities based on established criteria and guidelines. The results of the examination are subject to evaluation by medical professionals, and any decisions regarding suitability for maritime duties will be made based on these assessments. By booking with us it is acknowledged that meeting the medical standards set by Transport Canada is essential for maintaining safety in the maritime industry, and accepted that the outcome of the examination may impact eligibility for certain roles or responsibilities. It is also agreed to abide by the decisions made by Transport Canada regarding medical fitness and understood that any discrepancies or concerns regarding the examination results will be addressed through appropriate channels.