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I just wanted to share my experience at the medical as reading everyone else's prior to mine was extremely helpful.

 

 I got to Knightsbridge Medical at 9:30am on Monday June 3rd (my appointment was at 9:50am) and it was extremely easy to find. I took the tube to Oxford Circus and just walked and it took 10 minutes. When you get to the door you just press the buzzer for Flat 4, nobody speaks but the door will click open. It is the door on your right hand side. I went straight to reception and she said that because I was early, I needed to take a seat in the waiting room and then come back up at exactly 9:50am to hand in my paperwork and do a urine sample, but if I needed the bathroom now I could do the sample straight away (I took her up on this offer). I handed the urine sample back in and then sat in the waiting room. The waiting room had jugs of cold water and plastic cups. My Dad also was with me as I live 5 hours away so he came for the day in London, and he sat in the waiting room with me the whole time. At 9:50am I went back up and the receptionist asked for all the required documents you are asked to bring and she took photocopies of them and gave me another medical questionnaire. She asked me to fill it in in the waiting room and then return it when it was completed, it was basically an extended version of the one you have to fill out before you get there. After I handed it back in, a nurse called me and she went through my vaccinations list and said I was all up to date and I could go back to the waiting room. About 10 minutes later a doctor called me and he went through all of my medical summary and then I was asked to remove my clothing (not underwear) and put on a gown. He then let me lay down and he took my bloods and poked my stomach and my feet. He then asked me to sit up and put my glasses on and we did an eye test. I then got re-dressed and went back to the waiting room. 15 minutes later another doctor came and he took me to have my chest x-ray. I again had to get undressed from the waist up and put another gown on, you have to press your chest up against the screen and its over in 10 seconds. Your hair also needs to be up (if you have long hair) but they have a hair clip in the chest x-ray room. I was directed back to the waiting room again and then called back up to reception a few moments later. The receptionist gave me a sheet of paper with my confirmation of the vaccines I have and told me to keep this for when I do Adjustment of Status and to not take it to the interview as they would already have a copy. I then had to pay the £330 (however she did say the price was now increasing to £350) and then I was free to go! From the start of my appointment, it took 90 minutes and I had been so nervous but it really was no big deal and the staff were very friendly. My interview is scheduled for 18th June, so fingers crossed we get approved!

 

Any questions let me know :)

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Hey, I have my medical next week lets hope it goes as smooth as yours did,

I was just wondering, how did you get your interview date? Did you have to book it or did you get a date and time in the post? Feeling like ive missed something. Also how long did you wait? 

TIA 

Sophie x

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35 minutes ago, Sophinnaa91 said:

Hey, I have my medical next week lets hope it goes as smooth as yours did,

I was just wondering, how did you get your interview date? Did you have to book it or did you get a date and time in the post? Feeling like ive missed something. Also how long did you wait? 

TIA 

Sophie x

Hi! I am sure it will be fine :) I booked the interview myself. I had tracked my case on the CEAC website and when it went into "In Transit" I just scheduled the interview. I left 2 weeks between my medical and my interview, as although they recommend 5 days I have seen people leave 5 days and their medical stuff still hadn't got to the embassy :) 

 

Hope that helps! 

 

Charlie x

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1 minute ago, chazzam23 said:

Hi! I am sure it will be fine :) I booked the interview myself. I had tracked my case on the CEAC website and when it went into "In Transit" I just scheduled the interview. I left 2 weeks between my medical and my interview, as although they recommend 5 days I have seen people leave 5 days and their medical stuff still hadn't got to the embassy :) 

 

Hope that helps! 

 

Charlie x

Thats brilliant, thank you. Good luck on the rest of your visa journey.

Sophie x

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46 minutes ago, Oaftobark said:

Hi, i was just wondering, do you schedule the medical yourself, and then schedule the embassy interview yourself? And can you choose any time you want?

Thanks

Yes, if the time you want isn't already taken by somebody else.

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