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I have just come back from my GP, and picked up my vaccination records. However... they just have my childhood vaccinations for MMR, Polio, Tetanus etc (I know the tetanus has expired by now!) and the boosters I had when I was 4.

 

I had my TB jab at school, as the majority of us UK bunch will have done, but there isn't a record of it on my GP's system. I assume because it was done through the school? I have the scar, and I'm sure the Knightsbridge doctor will be aware of the fact that it's standard school procedure to do the vaccinations, but has anyone here run into that problem? Or solved that problem??


01/18/17 - I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX

01/25/17 - NOA1

05/05/17 - NOA2 (100 days from NOA1)

05/19/17 - NVC received and case number assigned

05/26/17 - Case left NVC, status 'In Transit'

05/30/17 - Medical

05/31/17 - Consulate received 

07/13/17 - Interview, APPROVED!

07/21/17 - Visa in hand

07/22/17 - POE Newark, successful

08/02/17 - Married

08/23/17 - AOS filed (incl. EAD and AP)

08/31/17 - NOA1 date on AOS packet

09/21/17 - Biometrics appt

10/16/17 - Online tracker says 'Ready for Interview'

11/09/17 - EAD and AP approved

11/16/17 - EAD/AP combo card arrived

12/19/17 - Green card interview

12/22/17 - RFE received (medical had been lost)

01/23/18 - Green card in production

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Hello, I had my medical in London too and don't recall a requirement for the TB vaccination, I believe they only require you to bring along records if you have ever had or been treated for TB. Incidentally I don't believe US kids had the TB vaccination at all. On the day of the medical they will do a chest X-ray to confirm you do not have TB anyway.

 

Best of luck with it, sure will be fine. Just check their requirements on their website and the email confirmation they send you, double check the correct address too, some people turn up at he wrong office in error, someone arrived behind me panting and stressed having done that.

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43 minutes ago, Jmc1 said:

Hello, I had my medical in London too and don't recall a requirement for the TB vaccination, I believe they only require you to bring along records if you have ever had or been treated for TB. Incidentally I don't believe US kids had the TB vaccination at all. On the day of the medical they will do a chest X-ray to confirm you do not have TB anyway.

 

Best of luck with it, sure will be fine. Just check their requirements on their website and the email confirmation they send you, double check the correct address too, some people turn up at he wrong office in error, someone arrived behind me panting and stressed having done that.

Thank you! This is very helpful and reassuring. The TB and Meningitis C vaccines (both given at school) are the only ones I can really remember having, and I know that they check for TB during the medical, so I panicked a little when the jab wasn't on my list. Sound like it's all in order though, and I'll take your advice of checking the requirement list very thoroughly. Thanks :-)


01/18/17 - I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX

01/25/17 - NOA1

05/05/17 - NOA2 (100 days from NOA1)

05/19/17 - NVC received and case number assigned

05/26/17 - Case left NVC, status 'In Transit'

05/30/17 - Medical

05/31/17 - Consulate received 

07/13/17 - Interview, APPROVED!

07/21/17 - Visa in hand

07/22/17 - POE Newark, successful

08/02/17 - Married

08/23/17 - AOS filed (incl. EAD and AP)

08/31/17 - NOA1 date on AOS packet

09/21/17 - Biometrics appt

10/16/17 - Online tracker says 'Ready for Interview'

11/09/17 - EAD and AP approved

11/16/17 - EAD/AP combo card arrived

12/19/17 - Green card interview

12/22/17 - RFE received (medical had been lost)

01/23/18 - Green card in production

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Very welcome. In fact here is the link... https://uk.usembassy.gov/visas/family-immigration/medical-examination/ that Knightsbridge sent me via email prior to my medical including the links they give. In particular this one was very useful... https://uk.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/16/2016/08/IV018a-IV-medical-letter-Aug-2016.pdf

 

There is also a full vaccination checklist, though I found it a little confusing to identify bits of paper from the 80s to the US requirements. Very thankful to my mother for being so diligent to keep all my vaccination records all these years! I had all the usual UK vaccinations, but turns out I didn't have the MMR doses that US required. Turns out MMR is done twice with one month apart, so I had to have the 1/2 jab at Knightsbridge (£50 approx), then go back a month later to my own UK doctor (FOC) for 2/2 jab, and then when I moved to NYC I had to pay a local USCIS approved doctor $60 to 'translate' the 2/2 jab onto official immigration paperwork to submit with my AOS. Not a big deal, but I would have preferred to have saved the money and hassle if I'd have realised this in advance.

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2 hours ago, Jmc1 said:

Very welcome. In fact here is the link... https://uk.usembassy.gov/visas/family-immigration/medical-examination/ that Knightsbridge sent me via email prior to my medical including the links they give. In particular this one was very useful... https://uk.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/16/2016/08/IV018a-IV-medical-letter-Aug-2016.pdf

 

There is also a full vaccination checklist, though I found it a little confusing to identify bits of paper from the 80s to the US requirements. Very thankful to my mother for being so diligent to keep all my vaccination records all these years! I had all the usual UK vaccinations, but turns out I didn't have the MMR doses that US required. Turns out MMR is done twice with one month apart, so I had to have the 1/2 jab at Knightsbridge (£50 approx), then go back a month later to my own UK doctor (FOC) for 2/2 jab, and then when I moved to NYC I had to pay a local USCIS approved doctor $60 to 'translate' the 2/2 jab onto official immigration paperwork to submit with my AOS. Not a big deal, but I would have preferred to have saved the money and hassle if I'd have realised this in advance.

This is perfect - thank you!


01/18/17 - I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX

01/25/17 - NOA1

05/05/17 - NOA2 (100 days from NOA1)

05/19/17 - NVC received and case number assigned

05/26/17 - Case left NVC, status 'In Transit'

05/30/17 - Medical

05/31/17 - Consulate received 

07/13/17 - Interview, APPROVED!

07/21/17 - Visa in hand

07/22/17 - POE Newark, successful

08/02/17 - Married

08/23/17 - AOS filed (incl. EAD and AP)

08/31/17 - NOA1 date on AOS packet

09/21/17 - Biometrics appt

10/16/17 - Online tracker says 'Ready for Interview'

11/09/17 - EAD and AP approved

11/16/17 - EAD/AP combo card arrived

12/19/17 - Green card interview

12/22/17 - RFE received (medical had been lost)

01/23/18 - Green card in production

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