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Immigration Medical Examinations

If you are applying for a green card, a medical examination must be conducted by a medical doctor designated by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) as a civil surgeon. Find answers to common questions about medical examinations.

Review Date: January 31, 2013

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Civil Surgeons Locator

Most applicants for adjustment of status are required to have a medical examination. The medical examination must be conducted by a civil surgeon who has been designated by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Review Date: January 31, 2013

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services