Immigration Exam

Immigration Medical Examination

Dr. Erich Arias has been appointed as an authorized Civil Surgeon for the Department of Homeland Security by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration service (USCIS). He is authorized to perform green card or immigration medical examinations (I-693 Form). This exam is simple and in most instances requires two office visits.

The following is a list of items we suggest that you bring to your medical examination.


  • Valid Government-Issued Picture ID (Driver’s License, Immigration Card or Passport).


  • Provide us your Alien Registration Number (A-Number) (if any) and USCIS Online Account Number (if any). Your A-Number is the letter “A” followed by eight or nine numbers (such as A012345678).
  • Bring a proof of prior vaccination, if any. If you do not have any proof of vaccinations, do not worry as we will help you complete all your necessary immunizations.
  • Prior mental health records (if any).
  • No worries about the USCIS I-693 Form. We will complete and provide an I-693 Form for you.


The full USCIS exam is very simple but requires several basic steps with and 2 office visits.  You don’t need to pay for your follow up visit. The basic steps are as follows:

  1. A basic immigration physical exam and mental status evaluation is perform during the initial visit.
  2. An evaluation of your health status and immunization status will be reviewed by the civil surgeon.
  3. A blood test for syphilis and gonorrhea is required for all applicants of 15 years of age or older.
  4. Applicants under age 15 may not require syphilis  and gonorrhea testing but if for any reason at the discretion of the civil surgeon this test can be ordered if there is any suspicion of syphilis infection.
  5. All applicants age 2 and older are required to have a tuberculosis check. We will instruct you about this test the first day of your visit.
  6. Please note that on October 1st, 2018 Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) will not longer be accepted by USCIS. Dr. Arias will instruct you what test you need to have.
  7. Please note that USCIS requieres a translator attestation if the patient does not speak English. If you are not fluent in English please bring somebody who can assist to translate during the day of your visit.
  8. Depending of the initial assessment and tests results further evaluation, treatment and or referrals will be needed.
  9. The cost of referrals, laboratory tests, X rays, treatment or immunizations other tests are not included in the price of the immigration exam.
  10. Please note that we only accept cash payments, personal checks or Apple Pay.
  11. Call us to make an appointment. Remember you can book and enroll online to schedule your appointment.


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