All prospect immigrant has to take a medical examination in order to receive the visa. For those who already noticed, in our post "timing" we already updated the tests date.
The past monday, 2nd march we had to travel to Bogota by bus, we parted sunday night and arrived monday at 7 h. One hour later we were at the doc's office. We chose dr. Vaillancourt just because they were the firts we called friday, and they gave us an appointment for monday. At 8 h at the doctor's we payed our examination and tests, they took us a pic (we looked funny after the journey) And they took a blood and urine test, thank God they took the pee test because we were holding!
Our appointment was at 15 h. The x-rays had to be done in a different place, so as it was early and we didn't have pretty much to do in Bogotá we decided to walk (just 24 blocks!) 'till there.
Once at X-rays we were told to wait. By now we're truly pro's on waiting. Thay called us by our names, and we were ask to take off our clothes and wear a robe. Thank god the procedure was really quickly, cause in spite of being in the robe I felt naked!
The results won't be ready 'till two hours later. What to do meanwhile? We decided to find us some good lunch (finally!!!) and (yep, that's right) to wait!
Two hours later... we got the results. We never had the chance to take a look, cause the were sealled. So we took a cab to take us back those 24 blocks, just so we wouldn't look tired and sweaty at the doc's. We arrive half an hour in advance, but we didn't have to wait long. We were called to the doc's office at the same time but with different docs. By my side I can tell that I was given a blue robe... yes to undress one more time, we were quite a show actually, we were asked to strip everywhere! The examination: The doctor makes you a few questions, sizes you, weighs you, then he pushes your tummy and feels your throat as if he would find there diamonds. Then he sits on his desk:
- Are your test results are fine and normal.
- Thank you!
- Don't worry, talk do the secretary in order to receive information regarding your results and certificate.
- Thank you doctor. (really I didn't say anything but thanks the whole conversation)
- You're welcome.
And that was it. The secretary told me I could call in the morning to be given the number of consigment of our results. With that number we could track the package in Fedex' website.
Then, we looked for a bus to take us back to Bucaramanga. We couldn't find anything early. We arrived to our beloved city by 5 h tuesday. We slept all morning! And in the afternoon we went back to work, how responsible huh?
Our test traveled tuesday morning from bogota and arrived well friday morning in Puerto España, Trinidad y Tobago. After that, we don't know anything at all, the online status of our process keeps showing the same it showed A YEAR AND A HALF ago. No surprises in that department.
But what is important to us is that anyone can deny we're very very wise!