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FAQ - Civil Surgeon

Can Any Physician Perform Immigration Physicals?

No, only the physicians approved by the USCIS can perform them.  

How long Does It Take To Complete The Medical Exam?

Medical clearance usually requires one or two visits to the office.

For How long is my Medical Exam Valid?

A medical clearance is generally valid for two years.

Can I Refuse Vaccinations On Religious Grounds?

You may still be eligible for adjustment of status if you apply to the USCIS for a waiver and are granted one

On Which Medical Grounds Will My Petition Be Denied?

These are usually the following: Communicable disease of public health significance; Lacking required vaccinations; Physical or mental disorders with harmful behavior; and Drug abuse or addiction.