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Written by attorney Thomas Esparza Jr.

USCIS Confirms that Required Form I-693 Edition Is Determined on Civil Surgeon Signature Date

On Friday October 1, 2021, USCIS posted a new edition of the Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record. The new version of Form I-693, dated 9/13/2021, implements the requirement that immigrants receive a vaccine for COVID-19.

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Medical examinations signed by the civil surgeon Oct. 1, 2021, or later must use the 09/13/21 edition. USCIS will continue to accept prior editions for medical examinations signed by the civil surgeon before Oct. 1, 2021. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

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