Tuesday, December 1, 2009

CGFNS Reauthorized

CGFNS was reauthorized by the Department of Homeland Security to issue Visa Screens and Healthcare Worker Certificates, effective November 19, 2009. The reissuance is valid for seven years and covers all seven occupations covered under INA 212(a)(5)(C). The seven occupations are: registered and licensed vocational nurses, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, audiologists, medical technologists, medical technicians, occupational therapists, and physicians assistants.

The full press release is available on CGFNS’ website.

9 comments:

  1. Cris,
    Hi! My visa screen will expire in 2011. Hoping really that visa will become available by next year or else I'll really have to have my IELTS Exam again. Thanks for the info Cris...

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  3. hi cris

    It means who have visa screening certificate 5 years validity,it is to be extended to 2 years more,isn't?
    what about IELTS validity?

    thanks

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  4. My first blog posting from MU, Inc. Keep up the good work.

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  5. Thanks for the kind words, Matthew.

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  6. hi Chris,
    my visascreen expires the coming june.i need to reapply for it. Do i need to retake my IELTS for the same.thx.
    rose

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  7. Hi Chris,
    My visascreen expires the coming August.Can i extend it to 2 more years?

    Appreciate your reply.

    Thanks
    Thomas

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  8. Hi Chris,

    My visascreen expires in 2012. Can I extend it for futher two years without re-taking IELTS? Pls advise

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