ECFMG 2022 Information Booklet

Guide to ECFMG On-line Services and Forms

ECFMG’s on-line services and forms for applicants pursuing ECFMG Certification are available on the ECFMG website.

Use Interactive Web Applications (IWA) to:

  • Obtain a USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number
  • Complete the Application for ECFMG Certification, including the notarized Certification of Identification Form (Form 186)
  • Apply for USMLE
  • Access you Certification Statement (Form 183) if your medical school prefers to verify student/graduate status via paper form
  • Read about ECFMG’s Provision of Performance Data to Medical Schools and request to withhold your exam results from your medical school
  • Access your USMLE scheduling permit (when available)
  • Request to extend a USMLE Step 1/Step 2 CK eligibility period

Use ECFMG Credentials Upload Tool to:

  • Submit your final medical diploma and other related documents to meet the medical education credentials requirements

Use On-line Applicant Status and Information System (OASIS) to:

  • Check and update your contact information
  • Check the status of your medical education credentials
  • Check and make a payment to your ECFMG financial account
  • Access your USMLE score report (when available)
  • Confirm whether you have submitted an Application for ECFMG Certification and have a valid Certification of Identification Form (Form 186) on file

Use Forms to:

Use e-newsletter subscriptions page to:

  • Subscribe/unsubscribe from e-newsletters
  • Change the e-mail address you use to subscribe to e-newsletters

Use mail/courier service:

  • To submit paper copies of your final medical diploma and other related documents to meet the medical education credentials requirements, if you cannot use the ECFMG Credentials Upload Tool
Mailing Address:
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
Attn: Certification Credentials Services
3624 Market St., 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104-2685 USA

ECFMG will not accept letters or other deliveries that arrive with postage or other fees due.

Do not send original documents. The photocopy of your credential or related document must be 216 mm x 279 mm (8½ in x 11 in). If the document is larger than 216 mm x 279 mm (8½ in x 11 in), you must send a reduced photocopy that is 216 mm x 279 mm (8½ in x 11 in).