Preparing for an IVF treatment at Mackay Memorial Hospital (MMH)
Step I: Send your information to us
Please email your information to us at the International Medical Service Center (IMSC). Our email address is: email@example.com
Please include the following information for you and your spouse:
＊ Years of marriage
＊ Copies of related records and reports (ie. Semen analysis, AMH, TSH, prolactin, HSG, etc.)
＊ Infertility history
Infertility treatment history, if any (ie. Name & dosage of any medication you have been taking, number of follicles from previous treatments.)
Step II: Evaluation of your case by a MMH fertility specialist
Your case will be reviewed by a MMH fertility specialist who will give suggestions based on the information you have provided. If you are a possible candidate for IVF treatment, you will receive a proposed treatment plan and be asked to come to Mackay Memorial Hospital for a more comprehensive in-person assessment.
Step III: Required Examinations
To be done in your country before coming to MMH for the in-person assessment:
＊ Hysterosalpingogram (HSG): x-ray films (must be done within the last 2 years)
To do in MMH:
＊ Semen analysis
＊ AMH(Anti-Mullerian Hormone)
＊ Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and syphilis tests (must be done within the last 6 months)
Step IV: Required Documents
1.Passports (You and your spouse). Original and 1 photocopy needed.
2.Official Photo ID (You and your spouse) ie. Driver’s license. Original and 1 photocopy needed.
3.Official marriage certificate (in English or Chinese. Documents in all other languages must be translated). Original and 1 photocopy needed.
Step V: Applying for a visa to Taiwan
Visa-waiver entry to Taiwan:
Individuals holding a valid visa to the following countries/regions, or is a permanent resident of the following countries/regions are eligible to enter Taiwan without obtaining a visa:
＊ EU Schengen
＊ New Zealand
However, you must register and get approval beforehand at https://oa1.immigration.gov.tw/nia_southeast/
For other Filipino passport holders
To make a trip to Taiwan for the in-person assessment, please apply for a tourist visa at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines. Their information is as follows:
: Monday ~ Friday, 08:45-16:45)
41F, Tower 1, RCBC Plaza, 6819 Ayala Avenue, Makati City 1200, Metro Manila, Philippines
: (63-2) 8876688
: (63-2) 8877679
Step VI: Making arrangements for your in-person assessment
＊ Please email us a copy of your itinerary and your passport to allow us to help you make an appointment with a MMH fertility specialist.
＊ IMSC is also available to help you arrange for accommodation and airport pick-up/drop-off services in Taiwan.
Step VI: Arrival at MMH for your in-person assessment
You will be received by our IMSC staff when you arrive at the hospital. Our staff will assist you throughout your time with us at MMH. Your in-person assessment will take approximately 2-3 work days.