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Immigration Exams Specialist

Are you worried about your immigration medical exam, needed to become a permanent resident of the United States? Dr. Devi P. Gollapudi, MD in Internal Medicine in Hackettstown, NJ has extensive experience performing these types of exams and has officially been designated Civil Surgeon for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Call or make and an appointment today to schedule your immigration physical exam.

Immigration Exams

By Dr. Gollapudi

What is an immigration physical exam?

Part of the process of immigration into the United States is a physical exam that screens you for certain health issues. Only a doctor designated by USCIS such as Dr. Gollapudi can officially conduct this exam. He has successfully provided immigration exams for many applicants and can answer your questions about the process, leaving you less nervous and more prepared.

What should I bring to my immigration physical exam?

You need to bring your medical, vaccination, and immunization records, as well as your passport, Form I-693, and, if you have a chronic or serious medical or mental health condition, you need records to prove that the condition is under control.

What is Form I-693?

Form I-693 is a medical evaluation and immunization records report. Most applicants filing for adjustment of status to be lawful permanent residents must submit this medical form, completed by a designated civil surgeon. The form is used to report results of a medical examination to USCIS and verify you don’t have a public health issue that would prevent you from becoming a lawful U.S. citizen. Do not sign the report before coming to your appointment.

What vaccinations do I need?

You must have the following
age-appropriate vaccinations :

  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • Pertussis
  • Polio
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella
  • Rotavirus
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningococcal disease
  • Varicella
  • Pneumococcal disease
  • Influenza
  • What should I do after the immigration medical exam?

    After your examination, Dr. Gollapudii completes the form, signs it, and places the original documents in a sealed envelope. You then must submit the documents as directed in the form. Our office will provide you a copy of the form for your records. Dr. Gollapudi reports your health and weighs in on any conditions that may affect your citizenship eligibility, but it is up to the USCIS to make the final decision on your citizenship status.
    For more information about getting an immigration medical exam or to schedule, please call to make an appointment at (908) 852-8750

    Forms & Procedures :

    Please visit the USCIS website to understand the procedures prior to coming to your appointment. Depending on your situation, you may need to fill out form I-693 and bring it to the doctor’s office on your appointment date. Form I-693 needs to be signed in front of your doctor: do not sign it before coming to your appointment. After your examination, the doctor will complete the form and placed the original documents in a sealed envelope. Do not open the sealed envelope..


  • Instructions for Form I-693
  • Form I-693