Archive for the ‘ Medical Exam’ Category
The USCIS has updated to a new version of form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record. However, up until the time of this post, they are still accepting the old version of the form. Starting September 23, 2019, the USCIS will only accept the 07/15/19 edition. Until then, you can use the old version of the I-693 which is the 10/19/17 edition.
“I’m about to go through the AOS (adjustment of status) process. When is the best time to get the medical examination?” If the alien beneficiary entered on a K1, they should file for adjustment of status after getting married, but before the medical examination expires, which is one year from the time the DS-3025 was […]
All applicants preparing to enter the US on a CR1 spousal visa are required to complete a medical exam before the consular officer will approve it. This medical exam is at the end of the process. We recommend completing the medical exam at least five to ten business days prior to the interview to ensure that the medical exam results are going to get over to the U.S.
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 […]
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.
“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.
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.
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?