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How to get hold of a copy of DS-2053 (Medical form)

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Hi,

I have had the K1 medical, and have had the interview at the US embassy in London. I was approved for the visa, and now have it in my passport. My question is when changing conditions after I get married I do not want to have to have another medical in the US. I have heard this can be avoided if you have a copy of your DS-2053 medical form. Is this true and if so how do I go about getting hold of it?

I would really appreciate any help.

Many thanks.

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Try contacting the panel physician who performed the medical exam and request a copy. I have heard some people have been successful in obtaining a copy from some physicians.


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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: United Kingdom
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You should not have to have another medical exam when applying for your AOS.

Since you are K-1 and your medical examination was completed in London, your DS-2053 should have been included with your package that you handed over at POE. However, there have been reported cases where the DS-2053 has gone missing. In which case you will get an RFE unless you have submitted your I-693 with your AOS package.

So, from what I can gather, you would be well advised to include the I-693 with your AOS application.

If you have the DS-3025 immunization record that the Knightsbridge Doctors should have given you a copy of, you should be able to have them transcribed into an I-693 locally in the US by a Civil Surgeon. There is usually a small admin fee of $50-$75. In my case, it cost $100. You may have to be prepared to convince the CS that you do not require an additional medical.

Good luck with your Visa Journey!

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