If you are applying for permanent resident in the United States of American you will be required to submit a medical exam. This medical examination is called an immigration physical exam. If you are applying for citizenship while you are overseas, through a United States consulate or embassy, the consulate will supply you with a list of authorized physicians before you go in for your visa interview. In preparation for the immigration physical examination you will need to gather and bring certain information.
Things You’ll Need For Immigration Physical
1. A list of vaccinations you have already had;
2. A report of the condition of any immigrating family member with learning disabilities of mental health issues;
3. Any history of harmful or violent behavior resulting in injury to people or animals should be presented with information that will allow the doctor to determine whether behavior was related to psychiatric or medical problem, or to drugs or alcohol use;
4. If you are being treated for a chronic condition or taking medication on a regular basis, be ready to explain your condition and give the name of medications;
5. If you’re adjusting status in the United States, a copy of Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, with the top part filled in by you.
The doctor will perform the physical exam after reviewing your medical and vaccination history. During the physical exam portion the doctor with look at your eyes, ears, nose, throat, heart, lungs, abdominal area, lymph nodes, and skin. Gender specific test may also be performed.