USCIS Policy Manual

VOLUME 8: ADMISSIBILITY

PART B: HEALTH RELATED GROUNDS OF INADMISSIBILITY

Chapter 12: Waiver Authority


USCIS may provide waivers for some medical grounds of inadmissibility under INA 212(g)(http://www.uscis.gov/ilink/docView/SLB/HTML/SLB/0-0-0-1/0-0-0-29/0-0-0-2006/0-0-0-2364.html#0-0-0-2813) and other provisions governing the specific immigration benefit the applicant is seeking. In certain cases, applicants must file a waiver application[1] See Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (Form I-601), Application By Refugee for Waiver of Grounds of Exludability (Form I-602), or Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility Under Section 245A or 210 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Form I-690). either along with their Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485(http://www.uscis.gov/i-485)) and Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record (Form I-693(http://www.uscis.gov/i-693)) or in response to a Request for Evidence (RFE).[2] See Volume 9, Waivers, Part C, Waivers for Health-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility [9 USCIS-PM C] for more information on waivers of medical grounds of inadmissibility. 





Footnotes


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 See Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (Form I-601(http://www.uscis.gov/i-601)), Application By Refugee for Waiver of Grounds of Exludability (Form I-602(http://www.uscis.gov/i-602)), or Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility Under Section 245A or 210 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Form I-690(http://www.uscis.gov/i-690)).

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 See Volume 9, Waivers, Part C, Waivers for Health-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility [9 USCIS-PM C(http://www.uscis.gov/policymanual/HTML/PolicyManual-Volume9-PartC.html)] for more information on waivers of medical grounds of inadmissibility.