Certification

Reference Guide for Medical Education Credentials

For Applicants for ECFMG Certification
Important Notes:

  • This Reference Guide provides information on the degree title of the final medical diploma, by medical school and graduation year, that ECFMG requires in order for international medical school graduates to be eligible for ECFMG Certification and the examinations required for Certification. The information in this Reference Guide, although based upon the most current information available, is subject to change.

  • Graduates not eligible for admission to the exams or for ECFMG Certification include, but are not limited to: Graduates with degrees only in stomatology, ayurvedic or homeopathic medicine; graduates awarded only the diploma of Physician-Epidemiologist-Hygienist, Physician-Biochemist, Physician-Cyberneticist, Physician-Biophysicist, Licensed Medical Practitioner, or Assistant Medical Practitioner; and graduates awarded degrees in specialties other than Clinical Medicine (such as in Traditional Chinese Medicine).
Final Medical Diploma

ECFMG requires all medical school graduates to submit a copy of their final medical diploma. For the exact degree title of the final medical diploma you must have earned (and must provide) in order to be eligible for ECFMG Certification and the examinations required for Certification, refer to the search results for your medical school and graduation year listed below. See Final Medical Diploma and Transcript in the ECFMG Information Booklet for complete information, including the items that you must submit with the copy of your diploma.

Final Medical School Transcript

When ECFMG requests verification of your medical diploma from your medical school, ECFMG will request the medical school to provide your final medical school transcript. If ECFMG is unable to obtain your final medical school transcript directly from your medical school, ECFMG will contact you and provide detailed instructions.

Please choose your search type:
Type the name of your medical school from which you will graduate or have graduated:
Choose the country of your medical school from which you will graduate or have graduated:

Data current as of November 11, 2020.