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The new rules state that for any immigration medicals completed on or after May 1, 2024, a Polio booster (IPV) is required for all applicants aged 2 months and older, including all adults, unless proper documentation is provided of previous primary vaccination.

I-693 Vaccination Portion Only (VPO) Service in Overland Park, Kansas

Get your vaccination portion only I-693 done efficiently with our VPO service. It's streamlined for your convenience!

Full I-693 vs. VPO: Understanding Their Roles

Full I-693 vs. VPO: Understanding Their Roles

The entire I-693 process and the Vaccination Portion Only (VPO) service are essential components in U.S. immigration medical requirements, but they differ significantly:

Full I-693 Process:

  • Comprehensive Medical Examination: Includes a physical examination, tuberculosis testing, and a medical history review.
  • Vaccination Assessment: Ensures all required vaccinations are up to date.
  • Lab Tests: These may include blood tests for infectious diseases like syphilis.
  • Form Completion: A civil surgeon completes and signs Form I-693, a 14-page document, which the applicant submits to USCIS.

Vaccination Portion Only (VPO) Service:

  • Limited Eligibility: Only certain applicants undergoing an immigration status adjustment qualify for VPO, for example, many applicants with K-1 visas. It is your (or your legal advisor’s) responsibility to determine if you are eligible for this limited service. The civil surgeon does not determine your eligibility.
  • Limited Scope: Focuses solely on verifying and administering required vaccinations.
  • Vaccination Record Review: Evaluate existing vaccination records to determine any missing vaccines.
  • Partial Form Completion: The civil surgeon completes and signs only the vaccination section of Form I-693 (pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 13, & 14 of the 14-page form).
How Does VPO Work?

How Does VPO Work?

The Vaccination Portion Only (VPO) service helps immigrants meet U.S. vaccination requirements for their green card applications. Here's how it works:

  • Record Review: Bring or email your existing medical exam documents to the civil surgeon for review.
  • Vaccine Administration (if needed): If you need some vaccines to meet USCIS requirements, the civil surgeon will provide you with written orders for the vaccines. You may obtain the vaccines anywhere you like, such as from the local health department, your personal doctor, or your favorite pharmacy.
  • Form Completion: Once everything is complete, the doctor will finalize and sign the vaccination section of Form I-693.
  • Receive Your Report: You'll be issued a report verifying your vaccination status, which you will include with your green card application.

How Much Do We Charge?

Our VPO service fee is $300. This covers:

The cost of any vaccinations or titers (immunity testing) is separate:

The VPO Advantage

VPO service offers numerous benefits for qualified immigration applicants, including:

Why Choose Us for VPO Services?

Why Choose Us for VPO Services?

Finding Civil Surgeons offering vaccination-only services is difficult, but Dr. Steven Wittenberg Gordon stands out. With over 20 years of experience in immigration medical exams, his dedication ensures optimum care for applicants seeking vaccine-only service. Enjoy a seamless experience in our private office setting, avoiding crowded clinics, or choose to do the entire VPO process remotely. Trust our commitment to convenience and compassion for all your immigration medical needs. Contact us today to begin.

FAQs

Your age and prior vaccination history are the main determinants.

In 2024, depending on age and vaccination history, U.S. immigrants require various vaccines, such as COVID-19, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, hepatitis B, influenza, pneumonia, meningitis, polio, tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. Your civil surgeon will determine which vaccinations are required in your particular case.

There is no medical reason why you cannot obtain all needed vaccinations at the same time. This has been scientifically proven to be safe and effective. However, some vaccinators have a policy limiting vaccinations to no more than 3 or 4 at a time, even though there is no medical reason for this.

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