On July 24, 2008, USCIS announced a new rule regarding the vaccinations required in connection with Applications to Adjust Status to Legal Permanent Resident (AOS). This change is in accordance with guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An AOS applicant processing his/her medical examination on or after August 1, 2008, must use the June 5, 2008, version of the Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record.

The Technical Instructions to Civil Surgeons for the new vaccination requirements are posted at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dq/civil.htm, including instructions pertaining to additional ageappropriate vaccinations on the following: 

  • Rotavirus 
  • Hepatitis A 
  • Meningococcal 
  • Human papillomavirus 
  • Zoster