Frequently Asked Questions - Vaccination

Immigration benefits are given after certain types of vaccinations are either taken, proven to have been taken through medical tests or exempted because of a person's religious/moral convictions.

Immigrant Visa Interview - Medical Examination FAQs
1. Are children required to have chest x-rays or blood tests? 2. What if the applicant is mentally retarded or has a learning disability? 3. What is the legal basis for requesting medical information for visa applicants? 4. What should the applicant expect at the medical examination?

1. Chest X-ray and blood tests are not usually required for children under the age of fifteen.

2. Applicants with mental retardation or learning disabilities must present a report of their condition and any special educational or supervision requirements.