Individuals submitting Form I-693 on or after October 1, 2021, must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

September 27, 2021 Lotfi Legal

Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, is required for most applicants filing for adjustment of status to become lawful permanent residents. Starting October 1st, these forms must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Review of vaccination documentation will require:

  • A vaccination record,
  • Copy of a medical chart with physician entries or,
  • Review by appropriate medical personnel

Certain blanket exceptions include:

  • Applicants who are too young to receive the vaccine
  • Individuals who have a medical contraindication to the vaccine
  • Foreign nationals who live in an area where approved vaccines are
  • “not routinely available”

Make sure you are vaccinated and can show proof of your vaccination if you will be submitting an I-693 form after October 1st.