If you’re planning on immigrating to the United States, one of the requirements is to complete an immigration physical. This physical exam is required to ensure that you’re healthy and not a risk to public health. At Nao Medical, we understand that the immigration process can be stressful and overwhelming, which is why we strive to make the physical exam process as smooth as possible.
What Is an Immigration Physical?
An immigration physical is a medical examination required by the U.S. government as part of the immigration process. The exam is designed to assess your overall health and ensure that you don’t have any medical conditions that could pose a threat to public health.
During the exam, a physician or a designated civil surgeon will perform a thorough physical examination and check your medical history. The exam may include:
- A review of your medical history and vaccination records
- A physical exam, including a check of your vital signs and a thorough examination of your eyes, ears, nose, and throat
- A tuberculosis (TB) skin test or blood test, and chest x-ray if necessary
- Other tests or vaccinations as required by the U.S. government
What Should You Bring to Your Immigration Physical?
Before your exam, you’ll need to gather some documents and bring them with you to your appointment. These may include:
- Your passport or other identification documents
- Your vaccination records
- Any medical records related to the condition being evaluated
It’s important to arrive at your appointment on time and dressed comfortably. You may be asked to remove some clothing during the exam, so it’s a good idea to wear loose-fitting clothes that are easy to take off and put back on.
Why Choose Nao Medical for Your Immigration Physical?
At Nao Medical, we understand that the immigration process can be stressful and overwhelming. That’s why we strive to provide a welcoming and comfortable environment for all of our patients, including those seeking immigration physicals.
Our experienced and compassionate physicians will take the time to explain the exam process and answer any questions you may have. We also offer a range of convenient services to make the process as smooth as possible, including:
- Short wait times
- Lower costs compared to emergency rooms
- Telemedicine and after-hours services
- Access to all of your health records through our tech platform
Book Your Immigration Physical Today
At Nao Medical, we’re committed to providing high-quality, affordable healthcare for all, including those in the process of immigrating to the United States. Our caring staff and innovative technology make us the perfect choice for your immigration physical needs. Book an appointment today at our NYC clinic or schedule a telemedicine appointment from the comfort of your own home. We’re here to help you every step of the way.
What should I expect during my immigration physical?
During your immigration physical, you can expect a thorough physical examination and medical history review. This may include a tuberculosis (TB) skin test or blood test, a chest x-ray if necessary, and other tests or vaccinations as required by the U.S. government.
What documents do I need to bring to my immigration physical?
You’ll need to bring your passport or other identification documents, your vaccination records, and any medical records related to the condition being evaluated.
How long does an immigration physical take?
The length of the exam can vary depending on the individual and the tests required, but it typically takes about 30 minutes to an hour.
What happens after my immigration physical?
After your exam, the physician or civil surgeon will complete a form certifying your medical examination results. You’ll receive a copy of the form to submit to the U.S. government as part of your immigration application.
What if I test positive for tuberculosis (TB)?
If you test positive for TB, you’ll need to undergo additional testing and treatment. Our physicians will work with you to develop a treatment plan that fits your individual needs.
Does Nao Medical accept insurance for immigration physicals?
Yes, we accept most insurance plans for immigration physicals. Please check our insurances accepted page for more information.
What if I have additional questions about my immigration physical?
Our caring staff is always here to answer any questions you may have. Please don’t hesitate to contact us by phone or email if you need additional information or assistance.
Thank you for choosing Nao Medical for your immigration physical needs. We look forward to serving you.