Requirements for Immigration Physical


Physical:  
$500.00  You will be required to pay $100 per person at the time of scheduling to hold your appointment.  This is non-refundable.

Mandatory Lab Test:
You will be given orders to take to the lab of your choice.  You will pay the lab directly for their services.  These results will need to be returned to Dr. Chadalawada to complete your paperwork. 

Neisseria Gonorrhoeae (Testing for Gonorrhea) Click for details
RPR (Syphilis Testing) Click for details
QuantiFERON-TB (Testing for TB)

Varicella Zoster Antibody (if needed)

Immunizations:  You will be given orders to take to the pharmacy or health clinic of your choice for immunizations. You will pay the provider directly for their services.  Proof of these vaccines will need to be returned to Dr. Chadalawada to complete your paperwork.  If you have had the vaccines elsewhere you will need to bring in proof of having had the vaccines.
Tetanus:
  
MMR:
Pneumonia: (65 and over)
Flu: (October 1- March 31)

During the physical you will need to complete medication, medical history forms and review of symptoms. Your vital signs will be obtained at the visit. Civil Surgeons will discuss any communicable diseases that you may have or had in the past during this visit.

If you do not have proof of your past vaccines:

MMR, Tetanus, Pneumonia, and Flu - You will be given orders to take to the pharmacy or health clinic of your choice for immunizations. You will pay the provider directly for their services.  Proof of these vaccines will need to be returned to Dr. Chadalawada to complete your paperwork.  If you have had the vaccines elsewhere you will need to bring in proof of having had the vaccines.

Varicella vaccine is required if you do not have a history of Chicken Pox. If you do not know if you had them in the past, we can order an additional blood test to check your titers to see if you have the antibody is in your system. We do not need proof of chicken pox if you know you had them. If titer comes back negative, you will be required to obtain Varicella vaccine at an additional cost.

Your lab tests will include testing for syphilis and gonorrhea and Tuberculosis. If positive result is received, you will need treatment; treatment will be provided at an additional cost to you. If requested, you may be treated by your own Primary Care Physician and you will need to show proof of treatment and negative test result. If civil surgeon suspects drug use, a urine drug test will be performed.

If positive for Tuberculosis a chest x-ray will need to be performed, this will be at an additional cost to you.

After all testing is completed, we will have the packet completed and ready -  meeting all USCIS guidelines.