VACCINATIONS REQUIRED FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE STATUS

The following vaccinations are required:

    Mumps

    Measles

    Rubella

    Polio

    Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids

    Pertussis

    Influenza Type B (HIB)

    Hepatitis B

    Varicella

    Pneumococcal

    Influenza 

The physician who conducts the immigration medical exam may determine that some vaccinations are medically inappropriate for an applicant. Factors to be considered will be the applicant's vaccine history, age, and medical condition (such as pregnancy, allergies, and hypersensitivity to prior vaccines).

One may also apply for a waiver of the vaccinations based on moral or religious convictions.