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2018 Update to Adjustment of Status Process (Medical Exam)

The USCIS announced last week that effective November 1st, 2018, they will require applicants to submit form I-693 Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record that is signed by a civil surgeon no more than 60 days before filing the underlying application for immigration benefit. This applies to the adjustment of status or application to register […]

Will Smoking Cause an Issue in My Fiance/Spousal Visa Medical Exam?

“I’m a smoker. Would that be a reason I won’t pass medical exam?” Just to clarify, if you’re the U.S. citizen, you will not have a medical exam. However, if you’re the alien, you will have a fiance visa medical exam. What they’re primarily looking for is communicable diseases and evidence of drug addiction or abuse. […]

Can I Get a Vaccine Waiver for K1 Fiance Visa?

“My husband is in the Dominican Republic. He would like a vaccine waiver. Does RapidVisa assist in that process?” The short answer is no. The longer answer is, if you use one, you can still do the process with us and we can submit your waiver along with the petition. It’s no problem at all. […]

K1 Fiancé Visa Medical Exam – What Would Disqualify Me?
k1 medical exam

What kinds of things do they test for in the medical exam for a K1 visa? What would disqualify my fiance? Well, the first thing they are looking for is communicable diseases. So they do take a blood test. They take a chest x-ray and those are the main things that they are looking for. […]

Should I Get Immunizations For a Fiance Visa if I Lost My Shot Records?
Should I Get Immunizations For a Fiance Visa

By random chance, I lost my childhood immunization records. Should I go ahead and get these vaccines that are recommended for my age, 58 years old, now before my interview? Okay. Or before my medical exams? Okay. So the question is, a medical exam is required for most immigrant type visas, not for a tourist […]

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