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Hi all,

A quick question regarding form ds-260, I was looking at the sample form so I knew what I'd need from my husband to fill it out.

There's a question that asks if the applicant is a foreign medical graduate and seeking to perform medical services in US but have not yet passed th National Boards o Examiners examination or its equivalent?

My husband is a doctor and he does intent to take his board exams here to practice medicine in US as well. Should we mark yes or no to this question? If we say yes, we need to give an explanation but if we say no, then will it impact the process?

Just wondering what's the best way to answer this? Or are they asking if the sole purpose of immigration is to practice medicine in US?

Thanks!

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Filed: IR-5 Country: Philippines
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Here is the sample form ds260 http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/DS-260%20Exemplar.pdf

I hope this is what you are looking for


ohh apologize my answer is not relevant.. I thought you were looking for a sample form..i misread .. :)

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China
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I would answer truthfully. Yes he wants to practice, no he hasn't taken the board certs, yes he will take them.

So the answer is Yes and I'm sure there is an spot for explanation.


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss

 

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Well the DS-260 is a multipurpose form but always answer it from the point of the visa which he is trying to obtain. He isn't coming for that reason, but he does want to practice medicine in the USA.


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss

 

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