Assuming for the sake of answering that this is for the spouse of a US citizen, it depends on how long it takes for the National Visa Center to do the processing of all the required paperwork and documents, and then how much of a backup the particular consulate may have on their interview calendar. Most medical exams do not take that long, and the results are usually available shortly thereafter. Depending on the individual Consulate's rules, the medical results may be picked up by the applicant or may be sent directly to the Consulate. The Consulate's website usually indicates this, or it will be indicated when the appointment notice is issued.
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Assuming you submitted everything required then the case goes in a queue for the consulate where the interview will take place. Many countries this means the next month or the month after but for others there is a very long wait. Each consulate posts these along with the instructions on the medical which is usually done in the week before the interview.
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All of the above, provided the submission do not need to be corrected, updated or refilled for any reason, will be processed in due course by the respective Consular office and all parties will be notified to the addresses on file.
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It depends on the consulate of the foreign country.
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It shouldn't take that long. The medical exam - you need to make an appointment and you can be done the same day unless the doctor determines you need certain vaccines that cannot be done the same day.
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