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I wanted to ask if anyone's successfully gotten a vaccine waiver due to religious conviction for their CR1 Visa, or know for certain what this process looks like. (And if it interferes with a Visa approval and admissability to the country or not.)

 

A little info about me: I'm a CR1 spouse Visa applicant from Canada, currently living in Canada apart from my American husband. I'm currently waiting on an interview date/decision on our submited forms/fees/&documents via ceac. I am pregnant. And I happen to already have had all CDC required vaccines in the past on record, but now that it's flu season, I understand the flu vaccine will be required of me also. 

 

Appreciate the help. thanks.

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Waiver will take time - if you have received all other vaccines, you might want to wait until the end of the flu season before doing your medical/booking your interview.

 

To answer your question, no, never heard of an approved waiver.  Going to be hard to argue, especially if you have received all the other vaccines.

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You'll only need the flu shot if your medical is done during flu season. I was pregnant at my medical and I didn't need it because it wasn't yet flu season. I'm not sure if you can be exempt from it.


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20 minutes ago, cbro said:

Flu season in the US I assume, which is when? Winter? 

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