Immigration Medical ExamHerndon, VA
If you or a loved one needs an Immigration Medical Exam, then we can help. Our team can offer patients this crucial step in the immigration process. An Immigration Medical Exam involves a routine medical exam that patients must go through to become a permanent resident in the United States and ensure they do not have certain diseases of public health.
An Immigration Medical Exam is available at Millennium Medical Care Herndon in Herndon and the surrounding area. This is more than a typical physical since it will help the patient in the process to become a permanent resident in the United States. While this medical exam will not cover every possible health test, there are still several steps involved in the process.
To learn more about this exam or the process for it, give us a call at 703-743-7849 today.
What to Expect an Immigration Medical Exam
Also known as a green card medical exam, patients will need to be prepared for this exam. By calling ahead, the patient will be able to learn what documents they will need to bring and forms they need to fill out. Our team will help guide the patient through the process and address any concerns they have. We can answer any questions during the exam, as well.
According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, an Immigration Medical Exam will include:
- Review of the patient’s medical history
- A skin test and chest X-ray for tuberculosis
- Blood test for syphilis
- Ensuring the patient has the necessary vaccinations
After reviewing the patient’s medical history, we will also need to review any current conditions the patient is struggling with. We will then conduct the X-rays and blood tests. Following the exam, we will go over the results and verify the patient’s health.
What You Need to Know about an Immigration Medical Exam
During this exam, we will need to verify the patient does not have certain communicable diseases. If the patient has what is classified as a communicable disease, then they will not pass the medical examination. Communicable diseases are infectious and transmissible diseases that are easy to pass between people.
The CDC explains that communicable diseases that will cause a participant to fail the exam, include:
- Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy)
- Yellow fever
We can go over the possible other diseases that can prevent a patient from passing the Immigration Medical Exam. Following the exam, we will go over the next step for the patient and if they passed, so they can move forward with the citizenship process.
Call Us Today
While we accept walk in visits, it can be beneficial to call ahead with any questions or to inquire about availability at our Urgent Care. Even though we provide primary care, this exam is not a substitute for a traditional physical exam or sick visit.
If you need an Immigration Medical Exam or want to learn more, give us a call at 703-743-7849 or visit our location in Herndon today.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I visit any doctor for an Immigration Medical Exam?
No. You need to make sure that you visit a medical professional who offers this specific type of exam since this is not the same as a general physical exam. Our team at Millennium Medical Care Herndon can provide this exam, so call us to learn more or visit our location in Herndon.
Do I need to bring medical records with me?
Yes. Along with any medical records, it is necessary to bring records of the patient’s vaccinations, a valid passport, Form I-693, a list of current medications, and more. It is crucial to review the necessary items before the appointment and ensure you bring them to the exam. The patient is responsible for obtaining the necessary information, forms, and documents.
Do I need to have any forms or records for mental disorders?
Yes. If the mental disorder is associated with harmful behavior according to the Department of State and U.S. Citizenship, then we will need to document it. We need to know if the patient has received any treatment or medication for the condition. You will need to bring documents outlining the condition and any requirements for it.
How long will the exam take?
The length of this exam will vary per patient. The process will go more quickly if the patient has all the required documentation prior to arriving. The CDC goes over the necessary forms and papers the patient needs for the Immigration Medical Exam.
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