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I-693 Medical: Doctor said to do it once I got an interview date

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Hi there,


I'm prepping my AoS package, going from an F1 status. I have my DS-3025 filled out and stamped by the Dept. of Health where I live so now I need to complete the I-693 form and the doctor's office told me that I should wait on this form, and do it when I get an interview date. Should I do that or should I just get it done now? I will be submitting my package by the end of this month, March so it's within the 60 day period mentioned by USCIS (The updated policy, which goes into effect on Nov. 1, 2018, will require applicants to submit a Form I-693 that is signed by a civil surgeon no more than 60 days before filing the underlying application for an immigration benefit. The Form I-693 would remain valid for a two-year period following the date the civil surgeon signed it.)

I would love to know when you submitted yours? 

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get it done once you have an interview date.


You are not required to send one in during initial filing. 


These things expire and you'll never know when a interview date will be assigned to you.


Good luck!

August 26, 2017 - Married

February 20, 2018 - AOS Package Sent

March 02, 2018 - AOS Package Received

April 03, 2018 - RFE for income requirement

April 09, 2018 - RFE replied with 2017 filed income tax

April 25, 2018 - REF Received

August 22,2018  - EAD Approved

September 05, 2018 - Received noticed of interview scheduled

October 02, 2018 - Interview (Approved) 

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On 3/2/2019 at 12:16 PM, my&aaron said:

Hi there,

I would love to know when you submitted yours? 

The new rule is the I-693 now has two years expiration date (previously one year), provided the doctor signs it within 60 days prior to filing. So can do it now and have it with the AOS or wait, doesn't matter, because I think more likely than not, the I-485 will be adjudicated within 2 years anyway. 

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