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Can someone tell me where I can find the list of required vaccinations? I just found out that it's $10 a shot at the medical exam but I can get them for free if I just go to my family Dr and just have my physician give me a list of all the vaccinations I already have.

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Sean & Tanya

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Can someone tell me where I can find the list of required vaccinations? I just found out that it's $10 a shot at the medical exam but I can get them for free if I just go to my family Dr and just have my physician give me a list of all the vaccinations I already have.

THanks

Here you go:

http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/ty...tml#Vaccination

Vaccination Requirements

All applicants for immigrant visas are required to have the following vaccinations, if appropriate, for age, medical condition, or medical history:

Mumps

Measles

Rubella

Polio

Tetanus and diptheria toxoids

Pertussis

Influenza type B

Hepatitis B

Varicella

Pneumococcal

As a fiancé(e), you are not required to fulfill this requirement at the time of your medical examination for a fiancé(e) visa. However, you may want to do so. These vaccinations are required when you adjust status following your marriage.

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hi there

what you could also do is get a blood test to state your ammunity to the above..but if your doctor has all your vaccination records get him to write a letter stating what you have..take it with you to your medical examination...also remember to ask the medical examiner to give you a copy of the vaccination sheet he will fill out because it is needed for your AOS..

also dont forget to photocopy all these documents for your own record..

good luck..

kath


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Be very careful. Only approved doctors can do these vaccinations. Most of these doctors are not on common insurance plans. I just had another friend at work with this similar situation and paid $100 a shot due to the doctors not being on the insurance plans.

I would check either the embassy web site or the NVC web site for more information and answers. I'm not sure if this applies to you, but make sure your doctor meets the required qualifications.

Rodney

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Be very careful. Only approved doctors can do these vaccinations. Most of these doctors are not on common insurance plans. I just had another friend at work with this similar situation and paid $100 a shot due to the doctors not being on the insurance plans.

I would check either the embassy web site or the NVC web site for more information and answers. I'm not sure if this applies to you, but make sure your doctor meets the required qualifications.

Rodney

Rodney, this is not a concern for Canadians...the vaccines given by any Canadian Dr will be fine, and not charged if the patient has a valid health card.

Officer's Fiance:

Try this link:

http://www.panelphysicians.com/Pages/Immunizations.htm

it lists what is required for differnet age groups and is specific to Canadians...if you have had all your immunizations, you can get titres, which are blood tests to assess your immunity and therefore verify that you have been immunized. An adult would need titres done for Measles Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (unless you have had chickenpox). You could also be reimmunized for MMR, if you and your dr feel that is ok for you. Unless you have a record of having a tetanus shot in the last 5 years you may want to get one from your family doctor prior to your medical, you will not be able to get a Td titre done.

Hope this helps,

Linda


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Be very careful. Only approved doctors can do these vaccinations. Most of these doctors are not on common insurance plans. I just had another friend at work with this similar situation and paid $100 a shot due to the doctors not being on the insurance plans.

I would check either the embassy web site or the NVC web site for more information and answers. I'm not sure if this applies to you, but make sure your doctor meets the required qualifications.

Rodney

I am confused about this. I am bringing my fiance and her daughter here from Thailand. Her daughter has her immunization record, (as she needs it for school), but my fiance does not. She was planning to get immunized prior to comming to the US simply because it's cheaper there.

Are you saying there is some list of USCIS 'approved doctors' that have to do them, or are you just saying that in order to be covered by your insurance you have to go to a doctor on your medical plan...

If my fiance gets her vaccinations in Thailand, brings ther record here, and has her daugthers immunization records fom Thailand, will that be sufficient for AOS?

Bill

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I am confused about this. I am bringing my fiance and her daughter here from Thailand. Her daughter has her immunization record, (as she needs it for school), but my fiance does not. She was planning to get immunized prior to comming to the US simply because it's cheaper there.

Are you saying there is some list of USCIS 'approved doctors' that have to do them, or are you just saying that in order to be covered by your insurance you have to go to a doctor on your medical plan...

If my fiance gets her vaccinations in Thailand, brings ther record here, and has her daugthers immunization records fom Thailand, will that be sufficient for AOS?

Bill

Bill,

I am speaking from the experience of a guy I work with. He married a woman from Bogota last year, just as I am now about to. Once she got here with her son, they were missing one or two shots. The doctors you are requried to use here in the US must have a civil surgeon certification. One link to check out http://www.uscis.gov/graphics/Medical_Exam.htm#whatare. For example. Here where I live there is only 2 of these. Also the prices are about 10x of Bogota. I was attempting to say that if at all possible it may be better to get the shots in the foreign country. The civil surgeons in my area are not on my medical plan. If you get the shots during the packet 3 process and have all the records for the AOS, that will be sufficient and most likely cost you less money and headache. I am requesting my fiancee to get all of hers done during the exam. (considering I ever get my NVC number)

Hope this helps. Send me a personal message if it would be easier.

Rodney

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You know what? As very responsible and common person I got all shots and vaccinations I could. And you know what? Embassy doctor said to me there is not special requirements for K-1 in EU, this kind of visa dont require nothing specific. She just looked in my vaccination passport, but did not made any notes abuot this in med papers for interview. Maybe this includes in all hers general decision that I am ok, I dont know.


07/29/2006 – I-129 sent to Vermont

08/04/2006 - NOA1

08/28/2006 - NOA2 - approved

09/01/2006 - NVC - approved

09/07/2006 - Warsaw embassy sent packet 3 (damn post services, never received any)

09/18/2006 - packet 3 sent (Nothing fails)

09/27 - received packet 4

10/10 - medical exam

10/19 - INTERVIEW!

10/20 - received visa

11/7 - arrived in USA, POE YFK

1/19 - Married

02/23/2007 - Civil Surgeon (checked just vaccines for $ 25)

05/04/2007 - AOS package sent to Chicago

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05/15/2007 - NOA2 - ASC appointment letter about biometrics

05/24/2007 - RFE about tax forms w-2 and 1099!!!

06/05/2007 - Biometrics

21/06/2007 - NOA3 - Transfered to California

10/07/2007 - AOS approved, card production ordered!!!

19/07/2007 - Half year marriage anniversary - GC arrives!!!

07/08/2009 - Package sent (My cover letter 40 peaces of evidence)

07/14/2009 - check was cashed

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07/17/2009 - received biometrics letter with my case number

08/06/2009 - scheduled biometrics appointment

11/16/2009 - approval

12/01/2009 - touched - card production ordered

2/26/2010 - got ten year card

No more departures!!!

No more typing!!!

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Tā, ka manas domas aizmirsa pat aizmirstību.

Mīļotais ir ienācis manā teltī,

Un mana sirds ir mulsas pārņemta.

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You know what? As very responsible and common person I got all shots and vaccinations I could. And you know what? Embassy doctor said to me there is not special requirements for K-1 in EU, this kind of visa dont require nothing specific. She just looked in my vaccination passport, but did not made any notes abuot this in med papers for interview. Maybe this includes in all hers general decision that I am ok, I dont know.

Your embassy doctor knew that K1 visas do not require that vaccinations are done prior to visa issuance, only prior to AOS in the US. That's why you did not require them but apparently some consulate doctors don't know this or don't follow this rule.

http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/ty...tml#Vaccination

Vaccination Requirements As a fiancé(e), you are not required to fulfill this requirement at the time of your medical examination for a fiancé(e) visa. However, you may want to do so. These vaccinations are required when you adjust status following your marriage.

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Anyhow, I did all vaccinations I could, just in case, and its good them to have. So I was pushed to check my health very careful, what I did, even its not required for K-1 visa, better to be sure you go in good health there or you know already what to take to account.


07/29/2006 – I-129 sent to Vermont

08/04/2006 - NOA1

08/28/2006 - NOA2 - approved

09/01/2006 - NVC - approved

09/07/2006 - Warsaw embassy sent packet 3 (damn post services, never received any)

09/18/2006 - packet 3 sent (Nothing fails)

09/27 - received packet 4

10/10 - medical exam

10/19 - INTERVIEW!

10/20 - received visa

11/7 - arrived in USA, POE YFK

1/19 - Married

02/23/2007 - Civil Surgeon (checked just vaccines for $ 25)

05/04/2007 - AOS package sent to Chicago

05/11/2007 - NOA1

05/15/2007 - NOA2 - ASC appointment letter about biometrics

05/24/2007 - RFE about tax forms w-2 and 1099!!!

06/05/2007 - Biometrics

21/06/2007 - NOA3 - Transfered to California

10/07/2007 - AOS approved, card production ordered!!!

19/07/2007 - Half year marriage anniversary - GC arrives!!!

07/08/2009 - Package sent (My cover letter 40 peaces of evidence)

07/14/2009 - check was cashed

07/10/2009 - NOA 1 received, GK extended for a year

07/17/2009 - received biometrics letter with my case number

08/06/2009 - scheduled biometrics appointment

11/16/2009 - approval

12/01/2009 - touched - card production ordered

2/26/2010 - got ten year card

No more departures!!!

No more typing!!!

Ne mirkli Tu neesi atstājis manas domas,

Tā, ka manas domas aizmirsa pat aizmirstību.

Mīļotais ir ienācis manā teltī,

Un mana sirds ir mulsas pārņemta.

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