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Immigration Medical Examination in Bronx, New York

To make your way to permanent residency (PR) in the United States, NYCDocs can help with your immigration physical examination. We provide a convenient green card medical exam by USCIS approved doctors. Our clinic is open six days (Monday to Thursday) from 9 AM to 5.00 PM. Sunday is our weekend. We have experienced and compassionate Primary Care physicians to provide you personalized services and guidance for your immigration journey. We are located near Cross Bronx Highway for your convenience and accessibility. We have a wide parking lot to ensure your vehicle security. We have Spanish speaking doctors for our Spanish speaking patients. We offer accurate immigration physical for the community of Bronx. Visit NYCDocs today as we are offering walk-in appointments for you and your family. For female immigrants, we have female internal medicine doctors for their comfortability. 

Don’t you have an insurance plan? We give direct services to our patients at affordable pricing who do not have any insurance plan. Our convenience is our first priority as a healthcare provider in Bronx. 

Our Location

Our clinic is conveniently located near Cross Bronx Highway. Therefore people living in Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester, and neighboring areas to apply for immigration physical exams at our centrally located center.. We want to simplify the immigration journey for diverse communities.

What To Expect From Immigration Physical Exam in NYCDocs?

There are many legal procedures to become a legal citizen of the US. The Green Card exam is a part of it. This guarantees that you are not entering the country with an infectious disease. Passing the exam gives you the permit to live in the US. 

An immigration physical exam is called the green card medical exam too. Our certified civil surgeon will monitor and sign your forms.

The green card physical is not a regular check-up. Our doctor will conduct chest X-ray and blood tests as part of the examination process. These tests are USCIS requirements to ensure that you meet the necessary health standards. Form I-485 is the application to register for Permanent Residence (PR). Form I-693 is part of the form I-485. Form I-693 is known as the Medical and Vaccination Record. 

How Long Does it Take?

The green card medical or USCIS takes an hour or a little more to complete. There are 2-3 days between two visits. Visit NYCDocs for your physical Exam or make online appointments

What Happens During Green Card Health Exam?

Medical Review

Our immigration doctor will carefully review your medical history. We will check for past illnesses, surgeries, and any chronic conditions, to provide a comprehensive evaluation.

Physical Examination

On the first visit, your vision, hearing, nose, mouth are checked as part of physical examination. Then your respiratory system, skin, heart, lymph nodes, blood pressure, etc. are checked. Your blood and urine samples are taken to identify infections and substance detection.

TB Screening and Serologic Testing

Our civil surgeons will test you for diseases such as tuberculosis (TB) and STDs like syphilis. 3-5 days later, you need a second visit. By then, your blood and urine test, and your TB results will be out. Your administrative paperwork will be taken care of too.


We will review your chart to see if you need vaccinations. If so, we will give you on the spot.

Drug Testing

We conduct urinalysis to detect drugs and illegal substance. 

List of Mandatory Vaccines for IME in NYC:

  • Diphtheria (DT)

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP)

  • Tetanus (Td)

  • Polio (OPV or IPV)

  • Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR)

  • Hepatitis B

  • Varicella

  • Pneumococcal influenza

  • Meningococcal disease

  • COVID19

Can You Fail The Immigration Physicals?

If you have any of the below-mentioned lists, you will fail.

  • Harmful drug addiction

  • Communicable diseases like tuberculosis and STDs

  • Diseases that cause your inability to move by yourself, such as polio

  • Mental disorders that result in major cognitive distortions and detrimental behaviors

  • Lying about your health conditions

NYCDocs is there for you to guide you so that you pass the immigration physicals.

What to Bring to Your USCIS Immigration Medical Exam

  • A valid, reasonable photo Identity such as a passport or a driver's license

  • Proof of nationality

  • Children aged 14 and below must bring their parent's names, birth dates, etc.

  • Vaccinations and immunization records

  • Prescribed and over-the-counter drugs

  • Medical insurance card

  • Medical history records that show pest surgeries or any other medical procedures performed on you

  • Immigration physical exam fees

  • Glasses and hearing aid (if applicable)

USCIS Medical Exam Cost

The exam costs vary from person to person depending on their health problems or the absence of it. It may also depend on the area. However, the average fee in the Bronx, NYC is $130.

Schedule Your Immigration Physical Exam Today

Schedule your appointment online with NYCDocs for your immigration physical exam. Let our civil surgeon provide personalized care and guidance throughout the examination process. We also offer walk in appointment for your convenience.


1.Does insurance cover the green card exam?

Ans. No, your health insurance will not cover immigration medical exam expenses.

2. Do they test you for drugs?

Ans. Yes, through a urinalysis, if you are tested positive for drugs, you will fail.

3. Do you need to have a complete immunization record?

Ans. If you have gotten all the vaccines required to pass, it is a plus. However, you may get tested for antibodies in your blood. In this case, you can get the immunization for a few diseases later.

4. When can I go for the immigration medical exam?

Ans. You can walk in anytime if you wish, and we are here to serve you. But do call us beforehand at this number: (917) 634-9600; we are open from Monday to Saturday from 9 AM to 5.00 PM.

5. Do I need to say to the doctor if I am pregnant?

Ans. You must never hide your condition in any way. Pregnant women may need an x-ray. They can choose to do so before or after giving birth.