USCIS Update Form I-693 60-day rule

On March 31, 2023, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated its policy regarding civil surgeon signatures on USCIS Form I-693,  Report of Immigration Medical Examination, and Vaccination Record. Extending the validity of the civil surgeon’s signature from 60 days to up to 2 years.

USCIS Removes 60-Day rule signature Rule for Form I-693

On Dec. 9, 2021, USCIS issued a temporary waiver extending the validity of a civil surgeon’ signature on Form I-693 beyond 60 days before filing Form I-485. USCIS has updated its policy for the Form I-693 civil surgeon requirement no longer requiring the Form to be signed within 60 days of filing Form I-485. USCIS will now accept Form I-693s for up to 2 years after the civil surgeon has signed the form.

This change is expected to improve USCIS efficiency and reduce requests for evidence.

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