As announced by ECFMG, effective last January 30, 2012, a fee of $50 will be charged for submitting an Application for ECFMG Certification.
The Application for ECFMG Certification is a requirement for international medical students/graduates pursuing ECFMG Certification. International medical students/graduates must submit an Application for ECFMG Certification before they can apply to ECFMG for examination.
Once an Application for ECFMG Certification has been submitted to ECFMG, it typically remains valid throughout the certification process. For more information on the Application for ECFMG Certification, check out the ECFMG 2012 Information Booklet on their website.
Fee Increases for USMLE Examinations
Last December 16, 2011, ECFMG also announced that effective January 1, 2012, the fees for those applying to them for USMLE Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK), and Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) will increase.
The examination fees for USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK will increase from $780 to $790 for each exam registration.
The examination fee for Step 2 CS will increase from $1,355 to $1,375 for each exam registration.
The new fees will be assessed for all USMLE applications submitted to ECFMG on or after January 1, 2012.
For more information on the fees associated with applying for USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 2 CS, you can refer to Exam Fees in the ECFMG 2012 Information Booklet.