Immigration Physical - FAQs
$199. We do NOT accept medical insurance for this service.
No. If the examiner orders any labs or recommends any vaccines, these may be billed to your insurance depending on the type of health insurance and your health benefits. For further details, you may contact your insurance plan.
An electronic copy will be e-mailed with each sealed Immigration Physical exam. However, if you are trying to get another sealed version of the physical, the cost is $89, per patient. If the original exam was done one or more years ago, a new exam will need to be done, at the rate of $199.
Dr. Kaur performs the physicals on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am-6pm at:
Instant Urgent Care – 3466 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95111
Dr. Kaur also performs the physicals on Tuesdays from 9am-1:45pm at:
Instant Urgent Care – 5138 Monterey Highway Suite G San Jose, CA 95111
Go to https://www.uscis.gov/i-693
Print the form and complete the first two pages in BLACK INK.
DO NOT SIGN THE FORM until the day of the exam.
If you require a translator, you will need the translator to complete this section. The translator will also need to be present at your appointment.
Bring any vaccination records you may have.
Bring a government-issued photo ID, such as your passport or state ID
Bring a method of payment
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
- Flu/Influenza (in October- March)
If you do NOT have any proof of vaccines, the examiner can do labs to check for antibodies for some of these vaccines and/or vaccinate you at the clinic. Please check with your health insurance if they allow these vaccines to be billed. If these can’t be billed to the insurance, our staff will provide you with the price list at the clinic.
All labs need to be within one year of the date of the Immigration Physical Exam.
Anyone over the age of 2 years old needs a Tb Gold Quantiferon.
Anyone over the age of 15 needs a Syphillis and Urine Gonorrhea test.
The examiner will order these tests on the date of the exam if you do not have them in advance.
Do not worry, the examiner will order them during your visit.
Yes, you may email them to email@example.com.
- Make an appointment on the selected dates and locations as listed in the prior questions.
- Come to the appointment with the previous mentioned documents.
- The examiner will examine you.
- If the examiner recommended labs, please get them done. At checkout, the front desk will give you a list of locations they can be done at if you don’t have a primary physician. Please contact the labs directly to determine if an appointment is necessary.
- If labs were ordered, you may get a call in 5 business days if you are missing any vaccinations or have abnormal labs.
- Once all labs and vaccines are completed, you will receive a call to pick up your SEALED envelope and an electronic copy will be e-mailed to you. DO NOT OPEN the envelope.
There will be an additional charge of $35. We will immediately give you the sealed envelope if this occurs Monday-Friday. If this occurs on a weekend, you will have to wait until Monday.
Depending on what all services are needed such as labs, it may take up to 1-2 week.
If labs/vaccinations were recommended, please get them done as soon as possible to expedite the process.
Please create an online Athena patient portal account for communication. On the day of your visit, you will receive an e-mail with the invitation for this portal.
For multiple patients’ accounts please ask the front desk to provide you with family account access.
You may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Get your immigration physicals at Instant Urgent Care!
Without knowing the proper steps, establishing a long-term or permanent residency in the US can be difficult. You must obtain a verified immigration physical that satisfies U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) standards if you are a permanent resident, citizenship candidate, or are in the country on a work visa.
The good news is that Instant Urgent Care has certified providers who can complete immigration physicals for patients in the Bay Area in neighborhoods surrounding San Jose, Berkeley, Palo Alto, and nearby locations. Asking about physicals and what you’ll need to speed up your exam is something we strongly advise.
Your transition to permanent residency must be completed, and the immigration physical is a crucial step in that process. If you have additional questions about the entire immigration process, please contact the USCIS standards page, your immigration lawyer, the consulate, or another immigration professional.
What do I need before my immigration physical?
Before their immigration physical, newly arrived immigrants and permanent residents must present a variety of IDs, payment methods, and other confirmations. To properly prepare for your physical, we advise getting in touch with your neighborhood Instant Urgent Care facility. The absence of the aforementioned items may cause your immigration exam to be delayed.
Please remember to bring the items listed below:
- valid photo identification from the government
- vaccination history
- Options for payment
additional current medical records, including those pertaining to medications and past illnesses
What do providers look for during an immigration physical?
The main purpose of an immigration physical is to ensure that new residents and citizens are healthy enough to come into the country. Patients are examined for a variety of health conditions, if they have communicable diseases, and other health detriments that may impact a new resident’s quality of life.
At Instant Urgent Care, providers are USCIS-certified can can perform your entire immigration physical without any extra referrals or oversight. Per the USCIS guidelines, immigration physicals cover the following:
General routine examination: Patients will receive a through exam of their eyes, ears, nose, mouth, extremities, lungs, heart, and skin. A general routine exam can help determine if you have a chronic condition.
Medical history review: Medical providers at Instant Urgent Care locations can provide an in-depth medical review to determine other health risks, communicable diseases, and an general overview of a patient’s health.
Disease evaluation: USCIS civil surgeons also evaluate diseases, including syphilis and tuberculosis, with onsite blood tests. Providers also evaluate if you need any up-to-date vaccinations before your entry into the United States.
Please make sure you bring any and all medical records to help apply for waivers, exemptions, and other necessary medical information.
How does Instant Urgent Care support my immigration needs?
Provider teams at Instant Urgent Care are passionate about delivering the best quality urgent care and primary care experiences for all patients of all backgrounds. Our team is highly experienced in providing preventive and immediate medical care to newly arriving immigrants and residents from several countries.
The Instant Urgent Care team provides language support and has staff members that can help seamlessly provide your physicals and updated medical services. Team members have proficiency speaking Spanish while other staff members can translate in other languages.
Unlike other urgent care centers, we provide an affordable and efficient immigration physical that makes it easier to live in the U.S!