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DOS proposes revisions to Form DS-7994, Electronic Medical Examination for Visa Applicant

  1. Original Date Announced

    July 7, 2020

    DOS provides notice of a proposed revisions to an information collection, Form DS-7994, Electronic Medical Examination for Visa Applicant. This electronic collection records medical information necessary to determine whether visa applicants have medical conditions affecting the applicant’s eligibility for a visa. Immigrant visa applicants with a completed and submitted DS–260, Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration, will have their medical exam results submitted to the DOS via the eMedical system. The panel physician will input the exam information into the eMedical portal and it will be transmitted to the DOS for visa adjudication. The information will be retained by the Department and transmitted to the CDC. DOS has provided a 60-day comment period. [ID #1007]

    60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Electronic Medical Examination for Visa or Applicant
  3. Biden Administration Action: Approved/Retained

    September 9, 2021

    OMB approval

    This Biden administration policy approves the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On September 9, 2021, the OMB approved revisions to this information collection.

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Current Status

Fully in Effect
September 9, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Proposed
Trump Administration Action: Forms and Information Collection
Subject Matter: Immigrant Visas
Agencies Affected: DOS


Trump-Era Policy Documents
Biden Administration Policy Documents

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