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Hey all! I'm finally booking my medical! However, my interview date February 16, and the 15th is a holiday in the U.S...?

How the heck do I coordinate with Dr. Chema's office? What is the email address? I cannot for the life of me find it...

And is it possible to do medical and interview on same day? I'm so anxious!!!!

Thanks all!


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Lost the dates... but Package 4 came and went.

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Feb 26/2016 - Medical @ Dr. Cheema's office in Vancouver

Mar 1/2016 - K1 Interview @ Vancouver Consular Generals Office - Approved!

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Per his website: E-mail: panelphysicianUSA@drcheema.ca ? Hope this helps!

This page on his site explains the process

http://www.drgulzarcheema.com/index-3.html

As for medical and interview on same day, I don't know if you can. The medical results are not available until the day after your medical at 4pm. If your medical is on a Friday, it won't be available until Monday after 4.


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Thank you! My iPad couldn't load the whole website, which was causing me troubles.

That helps tremendously! Thank you! ☺️


October 2007 - Met in school

December 14/2007 - Started dating

~ 2 to 4 visits a year between Canada & USA ~

Sept 10/2015 - Engaged! (FINALLY!) :wub:

K1 Fiancee Visa Journey!

Sept 15/2015 - Sent I-129F package to USCIS Lewisville, TX Lockbox via FedEx from California

Sept 17/2015 - FedEx confirmed delivery at Lockbox/ USCIS confirms receipt via website

Sept 22/2015 - NOA1: USCIS Email stating receipt of I-129F package

Oct 22/2015 - NOA2: Confirmation via Case Tracker APP

Oct 26/2015 - NOA2 Hardcopy in the mail!

Nov 25/2015 - Package 3 in the mail

Nov 27/2015 - Package 3 emailed to Vancouver Consulate

Lost the dates... but Package 4 came and went.

No issues!

Feb 26/2016 - Medical @ Dr. Cheema's office in Vancouver

Mar 1/2016 - K1 Interview @ Vancouver Consular Generals Office - Approved!

Mar 28/2016 - POE!

May 28/2016 - Wedding!

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You cannot do both on the same day, just email Dr Cheema and let them know ur appointment date , which visa you are applying, if ur coming just for urself,case# and which day and time you wish to have ur medical


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Thanks all! I got it sorted out, looks like March 1st will be the interview day, and the 26th of Feb will be the medical... I'm super thankful that I can even get these days off work. I'm not sure how they still operate like this, or why there isn't a doctor in each province at least... lol


October 2007 - Met in school

December 14/2007 - Started dating

~ 2 to 4 visits a year between Canada & USA ~

Sept 10/2015 - Engaged! (FINALLY!) :wub:

K1 Fiancee Visa Journey!

Sept 15/2015 - Sent I-129F package to USCIS Lewisville, TX Lockbox via FedEx from California

Sept 17/2015 - FedEx confirmed delivery at Lockbox/ USCIS confirms receipt via website

Sept 22/2015 - NOA1: USCIS Email stating receipt of I-129F package

Oct 22/2015 - NOA2: Confirmation via Case Tracker APP

Oct 26/2015 - NOA2 Hardcopy in the mail!

Nov 25/2015 - Package 3 in the mail

Nov 27/2015 - Package 3 emailed to Vancouver Consulate

Lost the dates... but Package 4 came and went.

No issues!

Feb 26/2016 - Medical @ Dr. Cheema's office in Vancouver

Mar 1/2016 - K1 Interview @ Vancouver Consular Generals Office - Approved!

Mar 28/2016 - POE!

May 28/2016 - Wedding!

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When I had my interview date I put in my notice at work and stopped working the day before heading to Montreal for my medical and interview. I was a little over sure I suppose, but I couldn't see any reason to deny me and I could always get my job back. I'd hate to work for some place where you have to be grateful to get time off to do something this important to you. But everyone is different thankfully. :)

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