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B1 Visa B1-B2 Visa no longer valid for the CS Exam!

I have a valid B1/B2 visa already and preparing for CS, but I've heard that the regulations have been changed and visiting visa is no more valid for CS exam and I need to get a special "examination" visa to be allowed to take the exam!
Is this true? I'm worried.
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Nobody will ask you about your visa when you to the CS Exam center.

Just show them your passport (name like the name on your scheduling permit) and that's it, they don't care how did you reach there.

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omg tell me the whole situation plz i have also b1 b2 visa wot type of exam visa
tht is too scary
are u sure,
havent heard any of this another exam related visa plz if any one know tell us
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Nobody will ask you about your visa when you to the CS Exam center.

Just show them your passport (name like the name on your scheduling permit) and that's it, they don't care how did you reach there.

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Heyz Step-Taker,

I have a valid b1/b2 visa,and my exam is on MAR 19.
Is this true that there is a special "exam"visa..?
Never heard of this b4!!!
Please re-assure us.....!
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If there were some special visa, ECFMG would have informed us and provided us with special visa letters plus you could have seen the information on embassy websites. This is a cheap rumor.

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I don't think it is changed. b1/b2 visa has been there for such a long time and so many people have used it to come to the US for CS.
If you know any new policy from the US State Department then post the link here. Don't just create panic for budding doctors here. They already have so much to worry about
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I have a valid B1/B2 visa already and preparing for CS, but I've heard that the regulations have been changed and visiting visa is no more valid for CS exam and I need to get a special "examination" visa to be allowed to take the exam!
Is this true? I'm worried.
Thanks
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Where did you get that from? i mean you heard that from whom - some official announcement or just passing on hearsay? And may i also ask if you ever travelled on that visa and since how long have you been in possession of that valid B1/B2? i am also in the same boat, hence asking. thanks
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