Hotels Near St. Luke Medical Center Extension Clinic (SLEC), Ermita, Philippines
Today, we provide information on hotels near St. Luke Medical Center Extension Clinic (SLEC) in Manila. As a matter of fact, most K-1 Fiance and IR-1/CR-1 Spousal Visa applicants come very far and all over the Philippines to attend the medical exam at SLEC in Manila. In fact, SLEC is the only medical screening panel site in the Philippines for U.S. immigration visa applicant.
Therefore, reserving one of the hotels near St. Luke Medical Center Extension Clinic in Manila is a good idea.
Visa Medical Exam
During the Embassy Stage of your K-1 or CR-1 Visa application, you need a medical exam prior to your embassy interview. In addition, any K-2 or IR-2/CR-2 children of the beneficiary also need a medical examination prior to the embassy interview.
The letter that you get from NVC or the embassy will provide information on how to schedule the medical exam.
In fact, St. Luke Medical Center Extension Clinic is the only medical screening panel site in the Philippines for U.S. immigration visa applicant.
The exam may take only 1 day or it may take up to 2 days. Therefore, look for hotels near St. Luke Medical Center Extension Clinic. For the same purpose, get your hotel near the exam so that you don’t miss it.
Also, make sure to know the location of the medical facility. Finally, make sure to arrive on time.
See our blog post on “What to expect at your K-1 or IR-1/CR-1 Visa medical Exam” HERE for more detailed information on what to expect at the medical exam.
Location & Information
SLEC is located at 1177 J. Bocobo Street in the Ermita District of Manila. To illustrate, see the map below for the location of SLEC in comparison to the surrounding areas of Ermita. In addition, this map is zoomable which aides in finding nearby features.
After you get your NVC case number, register for your SLEC appointment on-line HERE.
Tel. Nos.:(+63 2) 521-0020 (+63 2) 521-8647 (+63 2) 523-8248
Hours of Operation: SLEC is open from Mondays to Fridays, 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For the convenience of those who come early, the guards allows applicants to enter the SLEC facility as early as 4:30 a.m. On the other hand, 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.
Fee: As of this posting, the fees for the examination is 16,042.50 PHP for those 15 years old and above. On the other hand, the fee is 8,600 PHP for those 14 years of age or younger.
Hotels Near St. Luke Medical Center
There are many hotels near the St. Luke Medical Center Extension. Many of these are also within walking distance to SLEC. Also, there are many hotels within a 5-10 minute taxi ride to SLEC.
Below are five recommended hotels near St. Luke Medical Center Extension. Alternatively, we provide recommendations for two luxury hotels and three budget hotels.
We stayed at the Pan Pacific on my first trip to the Philippines. Therefore, we have a review of this hotel on our site. Click HERE to see our review of The Pan Pacific Hotel.