The immigration physical is required for the process of citizenship. Specially designated doctors provide this examination and complete Form I-693. The INS requires that you be current with all the vaccines for your given age group your vaccine history will be recorded on “Supplemental Form to I-693”. Both forms are placed in a sealed envelope and given to you for your interview with INS. Guide lines have been established as to what elements are needed to complete the forms. You will be examined with emphasis on detecting communicable diseases.Blood test for syphilis and tuberculosis will be taken. Urine test for gonorrhea. Your written vaccine history will be reviewed (if available) and needed updates will be given. It usually takes 4-5 business days to complete the examination, tests and forms.
Immigration Physical Fees:
Contact us for current prices since it varies; we have designed packages to fit individual budgets based in the necessities to be in compliance and satisfy the requirements of  the I-693 form.

Requirements for the I-693 Form:

Under 15 Years old:

  • Physical Exam
  • TB Blood test & Vaccination record
  • Seal envelope with Form I-693

Adults over 15 year old:

  • Physical Exam
  • TB, Syphilis blood test
  • Gonorrhea, Urine test
  • Vaccination record

For a list of the required vaccines to be in compliance with the I-693 exam visit the

https://www.uscis.gov/news/questions-and-answers/vaccination-requirements

Common Questions:

What will the examination cost?
The basic examination fee quoted by the receptionists covers Blood test for syphilis and tuberculosis will be taken. Urine test for gonorrhea. Your written vaccine history will be reviewed (if available) and needed updates will be given and the physical examination.. Chest x-ray and vaccine costs are additional and available on request. Vaccine and test costs vary from time to time and are reflected in the fees. While rarely required, we reserve the right to change fees if needed.
What if I have a condition found on exam? Am I excluded from applying?
Depending on the abnormality, you may need treatment started or completed prior to final completion of all forms. You may be referred to the Health Department. For some chronic medical conditions a determination of severity (mild, moderate, or severe), recovery or rehabilitation potential (minimal, partial, full) and need for further care (none, low, or high) is required by INS. Your regular doctor may be asked to assist in this determination.

Steps in the process:

Registration:

Information needs to be accurate and clear as this information will be used to fill out INS documents.

Physical Examination:

Some brief questions will be asked relating to past medical history and symptoms. If you do not speak English well, we can help you in your own language. You will be examined with special attention to evidence of infectious or mental diseases.

Lab Test Required:

RPR blood test, syphilis, Tuberculosis, blood test Gonorrhea urine test

 

Blood test for tuberculosis:

A blood test for tuberculosis will be taken. If the test is positive you will be required to have a chest x ray to ensure that the disease is not active. A positive reaction usually means that you have been infected by someone with TB disease. If you have recently been infected with TB bacteria, the chest x ray will serve to clarify the results of the blood test.  A chest x-ray will be taken to ensure that the disease is not active.

Vaccines:

The INS requires that you be current with all the vaccines for your given age group (see Table on back of brochure). A legible written document of your previous vaccines is required. As per INS instructions, “Self reported doses of vaccine without written documentation are not acceptable”. Many applicants do not have documents of previous vaccines and will require vaccination. For most adults this requires 2 or 3 vaccines, 1) diphtheria/tetanus, 2) measles / mumps / rubella, and 3) varicella (chicken pox). There are additional charges for these vaccines check our rate fees in accordance to the type of vaccines required. Your vaccine history will be recorded on “Supplemental Form to I-693”. A copy will be placed in a sealed envelope and a copy given to you for your records.

INS Forms:

After all the information is gathered, the quadruplicate Form I-693 can be completed. This will be signed by you and placed in a sealed envelope along with the vaccine form (Supplemental Form to I-693) . This envelope is to remain sealed until reviewed by an INS officer.