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Extension of Temporary Waiver of 60-Day Rule for Civil Surgeon Signatures on Form I-693
Posted on 29 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Sept. 29, 2022 "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extending our temporary waiver of the requirement that civil surgeons must sign Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, no more than 60 days before an... Read More

Tags: Medical , i-693 , USCIS

USCIS Temporarily Waiving 60-Day Rule for Civil Surgeon Signatures
Posted on 9 Dec 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Dec. 9, 2021 "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is temporarily waiving the requirement that the civil surgeon sign Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, no more than 60 days before an applicant files an... Read More

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USCIS Policy Memo: Extension of Validity of Medical Certifications on Form I-693
Posted on 3 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This Policy Memorandum (PM) temporarily extends the validity of civil surgeon endorsements on Form I-693 for adjustment of status and temporary residence applicants. This PM updates the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) by revising Chapter... Read More

USCIS Interim Memo: Extension of Validity of Medical Certifications on Form I-693
Posted on 16 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This Policy Memorandum (PM) temporarily extends the validity of civil surgeon endorsements on Form I-693 for adjustment of status applicants."- USCIS, Jan. 13, 2012 . INTERIM MEMO FOR COMMENT Posted: 01-13-2012 Comment period ends: 01-30... Read More

New I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record
Posted on 1 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Updates: CDC has published new Technical Instructions for Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse for Civil Surgeons. These Technical Instructions are effective as of June 1, 2010. CDC has updated their website. The Technical Instructions... Read More

Tags: Medical , i-693 , USCIS , form

USCIS Issues New Policy on Form I-693
Posted on 30 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

Tags: policy , validity , i-693 , USCIS

CDC Updates Certain Technical Instructions for I-693 Medical Exam
Posted on 14 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS E-Mail to Civil Surgeons, Dec. 14, 2016: "Dear Civil Surgeon, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has informed U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS... Read More

Tags: exam , updates , Medical , i-693 , CDC

Revised I-693 to be Introduced Nov. 1
Posted on 1 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On Nov. 1, 2011, USCIS will introduce a new, more user-friendly version of the form used to report results of medical examinations for those seeking certain immigration benefits, Report of a Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, Form... Read More

Tags: Medical , i-693 , USCIS , form