The ECFMG International Credentials Services (EICS) serves international organizations and authorities involved in medical registration, licensing, and assessment. For these clients, EICS obtains primary-source verification of the credentials of physician applicants who completed their medical education outside the authorities' jurisdictions. The physician credentials verified by EICS include medical school diplomas, medical school transcripts, certificates of postgraduate medical training, and certificates of medical registration or licensure. In providing this service, ECFMG utilizes its well-established and internationally recognized procedures for verifying medical education credentials, first developed for the purpose of ECFMG Certification.
Since it began operations in 2000, EICS has served clients in Australia, Canada, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates.