Getting a green card is one of the most important life events for any foreign national living in the U.S. It allows an individual to live and work anywhere in the United States and provides flexibility when traveling in/out of the country. Did you know that the USCIS requires all candidates to go through a special medical exam? This exam can only be offered by USCIS approved Doctors in your area.
Located in Flushing, Queens, New York, Dr. Li Zheng is a USCIS approved Doctor Civil Surgeons. At Weibo Medical Care, we understand just how much confusing some of these procedures can be, and our experts are always here to help you every step of the way.
Compared to other immigration medical exam office, Weibo Medical family medicine specialists are trained to provide you the best experience and avoid any unnecessary steps. We help you fill out the form, prepare for medical exam, and full examination service. We open 7 Days a week, you can BOOK ONLINE and visit us at your convenient time To help you understand this procedure better, we have prepared a list of questions and answers.
Immigration Exam Preparation
Your Previous Immunization Record. Include the immunization record since you were born. Because there is no record in the U.S, So it is very important to bring the previous record. The doctor will then be able to tell you what kind of vaccine you will need to take.
What Is a USCIS Medical Exam For?
The USCIS medical exam is put in place to ensure that all non-residents(immigrants) are tested and cleared as healthy and properly vaccinated. This medical exam is an essential step to obtaining a valid green card and must be administered by a USCIS approved physician. Before going through a USCIS medical exam, be sure to do your research and confirm that the physician on staff is certified. Note that exams performed by uncertified doctors will be dimed invalid.
What information do I need?
The USCIS Immigration exam require the form I-693, you can download the form by visit https://www.uscis.gov/i-693
As you can see from the form, the information needed are:
- Full Legal Name (English)
- Date of Birth
- A number (Official USCIS Letter)
- Country of birth
- Varicella Record
- MMR Record
- TB Cold Record
- Flu Shot Record
- Pneumococcal Record
- Your Phone number
- Emergency Contact
- Email address
- Home Address
- Medical Insurance (if you have, please contact us, so we can check the eligibility)
Immigration Exam Procedures
Step 1: Regular Check, height, weight, blood pressure.
Step 2: Based on your record, the doctor will let you know which immunization you need.
Step 3: Take immunization shots, draw blood, urinalysis
Step 4: Congratulations, once you passed all the medical exam. We will complete the I-693 form for you and give it to you in a SEALED envelope. You can not open this, you must give this sealed medical exam report to the US immigration office.
How long will it take to receive the result?
It usually takes 1-2 weeks for the medical exam to be complete. But in some situations, due to the test result, we will notify you and proceed to the next step.
I passed the exam, what’s the next step?
Congratulations, once you passed all the medical exam. We will complete the I-693 form for you and give it to you in a SEALED envelope. You can not open this, you must give this sealed medical exam report to the US immigration office.
Frequent Asked Questions
How Much Does The USCIS Medical Exam Cost?
There is no standard rate set by the U.S. government for a civil surgeon exam, hence the actual cost of a USCIS medical exam will depend on the clinic, the country where the exam is performed, and the specific doctor. However, our rate starts from $150+. The final price will be based on the number of services required. If you lost your previous immunization record, or have expired immunization, then it will result in a higher cost.
Does Insurance Cover the Exam cost?
The simple answer is NO. However, you may need to confirm with your insurance provider; however, most travel and health insurance policies don’t include/cover the USCIS(civil surgeon) medical exam cost.
What if I can’t find my previous vaccine record?
If you can’t find it, then you will need to take all the required vaccine by USCIS Civil Surgeon
Can I take the exam if I’m pregnant?
If you are already pregnant, you can still take the blood test, some vaccine may not be needed. You can not take the X-ray. For a specific item, please speak to our doctor. Some vaccines can wait after you give birth then submit to USCIS. Please note, if you have taken MMR Vaccine, the chickenpox vaccine. You must wait 3-6 months to prepare for pregnancy.
We thank you for choose Weibo Medical Care, we have experienced and caring medical staff to ensure that you are well taken care of. Most required immigration exam tests can be performed at our clinic, and you won’t need to take any extra trips to other labs. We stay open Monday to Sunday 7 days a week between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM. Ready for your visit? Simply click on the button below to Book your appointment.