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Old 08-14-2014
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Hello ppl
I want to start my application in ECFMG as a medical graduate (form 186).
I just wanted to ask which step requires providing transcript, degree certificate, diploma and other documents from my university?
I know that I can apply for step 1 without providing those documents since many students apply for it and they don't have any certificates or transcripts, only they need a signature from any official in their university, but how about step 2 CK or CS?
I want to know how far exactly can I go without providing those documents and only having a signed form 186??
I can't provide any official documents form my university AT ALL, because they won't give them to anyone to stop doctors immigration
Yeah, it's kinda stupid

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If you are a graduate, you will be required to send your diploma along with forms 344 and 345 to the ECFMG. Your med school will send/upload the transcript.

Sure, some people do not send these while applying, but those would be current students, who obviously do not have the diploma and transcript yet.

Once you have sent your credentials, you do not need to resend for subsequent exams.

You just need to send the copy of your diploma and not the original, so I hope that won't be a problem for you.

Hope this helps

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First of all thank you very much for replying
Believe me, I can't even provide copies or anything, it's a very complicated situation
I think it's impossible for me to apply without those documents
Anyway, my fiancee is currently in her last year and has 10 months until graduation, so if she applies now and take step 1 next year after graduation, will she need to provide those documents before taking it (although the she would be registered) or taking any other steps after it?
Again how far can she go (if she applies now without documents) before they ask her for them? Step 1? 2 Ck? Or what?
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