The medical examination will include a medical history, physical examination, chest X-ray and blood tests for syphilis. The physical examination will include at a minimum: examination of the eyes, ears, nose and throat, extremities, heart, lungs, abdomen, lymph nodes, skin and external genitalia.
What is the medical examination?
A physical examination, medical examination, or clinical examination(more popularly known as a check-up) is the process by which a medical professional investigates the body of a patient for signs of disease.
What is included in the cost for Immigration Medical Examination?
The cost of the immigration medical exam includes the test for syphilis, skin test for tuberculosis, and a thorough physical exam. If you need immunizations or a chest x-ray, there will be additional charges.
How long is the immigration medical exam good for?
Starting June 1, 2014, USCIS will limit the validity period for all Forms I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, to one year from the date of submission to USCIS. Applicants must also submit Form I-693 to USCIS within one year of the immigration medical examination.
What is meant by civil surgeon?
A Civil surgeon is a doctor, selected by the USCIS to conduct medical examinations of aliens in the United States who are applying for adjustment of status to permanent residence, or who are required by the USCIS to have a medical examination.