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US Visa Medical Examination Checklist

Updated: Jan 31

Please complete the following instructions carefully to avoid delays and additional costs in completing your medical report.

  1. Please check your appointment time in our initial email and ensure that you are on time. If you are more than 5 minutes late, we will need to reschedule your appointment and you will forfeit your deposit.

  2. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

  3. If you are not fluent in English, you will need to bring a translator (fluent in English) with you on the day of your examination.

4 individual (i.e. cut-out) passport photos

Australian size – not US size - please ignore instructions on the US State Department website for this requirement.

Current original passport (photocopies are not acceptable)

You must bring a current official photo ID (preferably a passport). If you do not hold a current passport, or the US Consulate has your original passport, you will need to bring a current driver’s licence. If you do not have a current driver’s license, and the US Consulate has your passport, you will need to personally organise for the US Consulate to email a digital copy of your passport to us directly at This copy must be provided by the consulate directly, otherwise we cannot proceed with your examination - your appointment will be rescheduled and a $100 cancellation fee will be charged. You will need to notify us if you don’t hold a current passport prior to your appointment. The medical examination cannot be completed if you do not have a current photo ID. If you have two or more passports, please bring the passport you have recorded with the US Consulate.

Change of Name Certificate (if applicable)

​If you have recently changed your legal name, please bring the original name change certificate with you, and notify reception upon arrival. If this certificate is not in English, you will need to provide the original, and an official translated (to English) copy.

Vaccine records

You must bring the following printed/hardcopy vaccine records and any serology tests to your appointment: - Medicare immunisation history - GP vaccine records - Childhood vaccination book (or other childhood vaccine records) You must bring printed A4 copies of all original documents (including the childhood vaccination book). Additional fees will apply if A4 printed copies are not provided.

Specialist's letters or reports

​To expedite the completion of your medical report, please bring printed A4 copies of any relevant medical conditions you are receiving treatment for (including mental health).

Please note that we have a zero-tolerance policy towards abuse or harassment of staff or doctors. Any inappropriate behaviour will be reported directly to the US Consulate, which may adversely affect the outcome of your visa.

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