What You Should Know About The Form I-693 – Some Questions Answered Question: Is it compulsory that the appointed civil surgeon has to sign Part no 6 of the Form I-693, or is it enough if the health department staff signs it? The Part No 6 has to be signed by the physician of the health department, which may be in original or could be a stamped seal. It could happen that the health department staff, like the nurse or other professionals could co-sign the form but it is not mandatory by them. What is however required, is the signature of the concerned health department’s appointed civil surgeon. Question: Is it necessitated by the Civil Surgeon to have the Vaccination Table and the Results section completed properly in order to ensure completion of the vaccination part of the Form I-693? Yes. This is required. The Civil Surgeon has to fill in the details of the vaccination table and the Results part completely. In the vaccination table the entire vaccination history, dates of vaccinations accorded by the Civil Surgeon etc. have to be filled up. Any other waiver requests need to be inked in too. Question: It is now required by the Form I-693 for applicants who require a chest X ray to include a copy of the X ray report along with the I-693 file. Can you tell me as to what kind of X ray report is now acceptable? Only a qualified and recognized radiologist’s report that is signed and sealed on an official letterhead of the hospital or medical center is acceptable by USCIS. Also, no preliminary or unfinished evaluation will be accepted by USCIS. The full evaluations or findings will have to be done and the findings recorded. In many cases the civil surgeon will have to wait for some time till this report has been dispatched by the medical office that is reviewing the case and a sign-off cannot be done on the I-693 form till this report is received. Question: The requirements by the CDC and USCIS have been revised for the point of medical referrals, as has been notated on Form I-693. Can you tell me the instances when the Part 5’s referral section should be completed? Sub Part 5 of Part 5 has to be completed, if the referral is required. A scenario could occur when a Class A condition is suspected and a further evaluation is needed. The Part 5 is not to be completed if the CDC only recommends Part 5. What could be done instead is have the Referral box notated with a comment. This article answers some questions and gives advice on how the I-693 form has to be filled up. It also states how only a qualified and recognized radiologist’s report that is signed and sealed on an official letterhead of the hospital is acceptable by USCIS. Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/expert/John_S_Muller/2231871 0 Comments | Leave a Comment Did you find this article helpful? Happy Face0 Sad Face0 Viewed 5 times Word count: 422 Article Tools EzinePublisher Report this article Cite this article Stay Informed Subscribe to New Article Alerts: Legal: Immigration John S Muller We will never sell or rent your email address. Immigration Article Feed Immigration Article Feed Find More Articles Similar Articles How Doctors Can Become USCIS-Approved Civil Surgeons Alcoholism: A Ground For Denial of Green Card Tackling The US Immigration Medical Exam? Here Are Some Things You Need To Know! Questions Answered About The Green Card Immigration Exam Details Surrounding The Immigration Medical Examination Conducted By The USCIS What The Immigration Medical Examination Entails The Green Card Medical Exam – A Lot of Doubts Cleared! What The Green Card Immigration Exam Is All About How Do You Find A Doctor For The Immigration Exam? Immigration Medical Examination And Admissibility Conditions Recent Articles How to Get a Permanent Residency for Canada? Immigration to Germany Is Increasing Are You Still Eligible to Travel Under the Visa Waiver Program? A Buddy For Your Immigration Journey – The Immigration Attorney The Canadian Immigration Process Has Been Streamlined The Thai Legal System Is An Absolute Minefield – Hold Onto Your Hat And Seek Guidance Overview Of The Requirements When Planning To Immigrate Why You Should Hire a Lawyer For Your Green Card Canada: The Trouble With a Northern Escape Plan Tips That Will Help You To Find The Best Immigration Lawyer For Your Green Card! Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/9525573

Question: Is it compulsory that the appointed civil surgeon has to sign Part no 6 of the Form I-693, or is it enough if the health department staff signs it?

The Part No 6 has to be signed by the physician of the health department, which may be in original or could be a stamped seal. It could happen that the health department staff, like the nurse or other professionals could co-sign the form but it is not mandatory by them. What is however required, is the signature of the concerned health department’s appointed civil surgeon.

Question: Is it necessitated by the Civil Surgeon to have the Vaccination Table and the Results section completed properly in order to ensure completion of the vaccination part of the Form I-693?

Yes. This is required. The Civil Surgeon has to fill in the details of the vaccination table and the Results part completely. In the vaccination table the entire vaccination history, dates of vaccinations accorded by the Civil Surgeon etc. have to be filled up. Any other waiver requests need to be inked in too.

Question: It is now required by the Form I-693 for applicants who require a chest X ray to include a copy of the X ray report along with the I-693 file. Can you tell me as to what kind of X ray report is now acceptable?

Only a qualified and recognized radiologist’s report that is signed and sealed on an official letterhead of the hospital or medical center is acceptable by USCIS. Also, no preliminary or unfinished evaluation will be accepted by USCIS. The full evaluations or findings will have to be done and the findings recorded. In many cases the civil surgeon will have to wait for some time till this report has been dispatched by the medical office that is reviewing the case and a sign-off cannot be done on the I-693 form till this report is received.

Question: The requirements by the CDC and USCIS have been revised for the point of medical referrals, as has been notated on Form I-693. Can you tell me the instances when the Part 5’s referral section should be completed?

Sub Part 5 of Part 5 has to be completed, if the referral is required. A scenario could occur when a Class A condition is suspected and a further evaluation is needed. The Part 5 is not to be completed if the CDC only recommends Part 5. What could be done instead is have the Referral box notated with a comment.

This article answers some questions and gives advice on how the I-693 form has to be filled up. It also states how only a qualified and recognized radiologist’s report that is signed and sealed on an official letterhead of the hospital is acceptable by USCIS.