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USMLE Step 3

Medical Licensing Examination

Important Step 3 Information

Read before applying


Frequently Asked Questions

Applying for Step 3

Application requirements

Step 3 Forms & Fees

Application, CID, Name Change, Accommodations, Eligibility Extension, Score Recheck

Application Status

Link to the Step 3 Candidate Website


A complete history of scores for FLEX, SPEX and USMLE Steps 1, 2 CK & CS, and 3 examinations

USMLE Step 3

Read the Important Step 3 Information before applying


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RECENT GRADUATES: Apply only after issuance of your diploma or your ECFMG certificate.  It can take up to 6 weeks to verify degrees before approval for Step 3. If you submit a Step 3 application prior to the date of graduation on your diploma or issuance of the ECFMG certificate, your application will be cancelled and a portion of your fees forfeited. 


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