Date AnnouncedJuly 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]
See Biden administration action below.View Policy Document
Subsequent ActionSeptember 9, 2021
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.OMB approval