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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



  • The target date for reporting scores for examinees who test from January 16 through late April is May 10, 2017.  

INCLEMENT WEATHER:  If your test center is closed due to inclement weather:

  • If you have not opened the exam at all (not yet taken Day 1), send an email to
  • If you have opened any part of the exam (e.g., started Day 1), send an email to
  • The email should include: your full name, USMLE ID, test center location, brief summary of the issue & ticket number from Prometric, if provided.
  • Center closures are verified directly with Prometric. This can take several business days. Once verified, you will be emailed detailed information for rescheduling. A free eligibility extension will be provided, if needed. 

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