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The verification of my credentials from my medical school was received by ECFMG about two months ago, but they informed me now that they have received it .
Could anybody tell me do we receive the status of verification of our credentials from ECFMG? I mean when ECFMG completes the processing of our verified credentials, do they subsequently inform the applicants that either their documents are OK or there is any problem, if one persists ?
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You'll receive an email notification and a mail notification (if you have a US address) that your verification of credentials forms have been received from your medical school.

After that there's two possibilities:
  1. Your papers has got some problems. In this case they will not tell you. They'll just get back to your medical school and tell them what's the problem.
  2. Your papers has been accepted. In this case they may or may not tell you. But anyway you'll notice that in your OASIS.
Here are the steps in OASIS:
Go to OASIS then login with username and password then click on "Medical Education Credentials and Standard ECFMG Certificate" link found on the left side column.

When process is complete.
You'll find this phrase
"Medical education credentials received and verified."
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Thanks lee for ur urgent feedback.
when I check my ECFMG account's medical education credentials section there they have mentioned only Verification Received Date, however they've neither anyplace (space or box) that could tell me about the validity of verication from my medical school, nor they have mentioned it under the place of date of verification of my documents.
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Thanks lee for ur urgent feedback.
when I check my ECFMG account's medical education credentials section there they have mentioned only Verification Received Date, however they've neither anyplace (space or box) that could tell me about the validity of verication from my medical school, nor they have mentioned it under the place of date of verification of my documents.
This means one of two things:
  1. They received it and they did not process it yet.
  2. They received it and they found a problem with it. (As I told you before, they will not tell you if there's a problem they'll get back to your medical school).
The only to tell between these two possibilities is by contacting them by telephone.
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Thanks again. I'll call them soon. I appreciate your kind and efficient response.
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I eventually had a call to ECFMG 2 days ago and they told me that my credentials were not process and they are going to be processed in next few days. Now when I see my account through OASIS there is written that Medical education Credentials received and verified . However I have not received an email from them, what does that mean? Are my credentials O.K or God forbid there is a problem?
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I eventually had a call to ECFMG 2 days ago and they told me that my credentials were not process and they are going to be processed in next few days. Now when I see my account through OASIS there is written that Medical education Credentials received and verified . However I have not received an email from them, what does that mean? Are my credentials O.K or God forbid there is a problem?
Congratulations. This means that you are done with the verification process
The ECFMG email server is usually behind their actual website server sometimes by up to two days (specially on weekends). Which means that changes you see in OASIS may not be emailed to you until a couple of days later.
It might sometimes never be emailed to you see this thread for example
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I cleared my step 1 and step 2 sometime back, however medical credentials were pending due to known reasons. Today when I checked status, it was 'Medical education credentials received and verified'. Please suggest how long will it take for me to get certificate? Does it take days/ weeks/ months?
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I cleared my step 1 and step 2 sometime back, however medical credentials were pending due to known reasons. Today when I checked status, it was 'Medical education credentials received and verified'. Please suggest how long will it take for me to get certificate? Does it take days/ weeks/ months?
Usually two weeks but it may take longer at this time of the year due to several holidays (thanksgiving).
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Is Verification of credentials a requirement before taking step 1? If not, at which point should it be done?
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Default do you think i should call the ECFMG?

FORM 327-A: Sent for Verification(Original Sent Date : 14 Mar 2011)
but my status in OASIS still saying :
"Medical education credentials received and verification is pending"
I called my medical school and they told me that they send the papers on 18 APRIL 2011,
i sent an email to ECFMG asking if there is any problem or if i need to do anything to expedite the proocess and this is exactly what they replied:


"June 22, 2011

Dear Doctor,

ECFMG received verification of your credentials from your medical school on May 5, 2011. Please be advised that ECFMG has not yet completed the evaluation of these documents. You will be notified by mail once the processing of the verification is completed.

I hope this information is helpful to you.

Sincerely,
Credentials@ecfmg.org
NES"
today i checked OASIS, it is:
"Medical education credentials received and verification is pending"
do i need to call the ECFMG?
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There's no harm in giving them a call.

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Hi guys,
My verification was not done and they sent back the credential documents to my school, now I need to send it again to Ecfmg, please help me what I need to send?, any important suggestions for me, through what Courier I need to send the documents, any help would be appreciated!
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FORM 327-A: Sent for Verification(Original Sent Date : 14 Mar 2011)
but my status in OASIS still saying :
"Medical education credentials received and verification is pending"
I called my medical school and they told me that they send the papers on 18 APRIL 2011,
i sent an email to ECFMG asking if there is any problem or if i need to do anything to expedite the proocess and this is exactly what they replied:


"June 22, 2011

Dear Doctor,

ECFMG received verification of your credentials from your medical school on May 5, 2011. Please be advised that ECFMG has not yet completed the evaluation of these documents. You will be notified by mail once the processing of the verification is completed.

I hope this information is helpful to you.

Sincerely,
Credentials@ecfmg.org
NES"
today i checked OASIS, it is:
"Medical education credentials received and verification is pending"
do i need to call the ECFMG?
I received almost exactly same email from ECFMG today.
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September 12, 2011
Dear Doctor,
ECFMG received verification of your credentials from your medical school on August 22, 2011. Please be advised that ECFMG has not yet completed the evaluation of these documents. You will be notified by mail once the processing of the verification is completed.
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Just wondering the outcome of the verification of your medical education credential from ECFMG. could you please let me know how long it took to get it verified after you received this email.

Thanks,
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the ECFMG received the verification from my med school on may 5, and verification was completed by July 15. so it took about 3 months. generally it takes about 6-8weeks, but in my case there was some sort of delay i guess.
anyway i think if they have received verification from your med school then it is only matter of time before processing is complete.......
wish everything work out well for you
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the ECFMG received the verification from my med school on may 5, and verification was completed by July 15. so it took about 3 months. generally it takes about 6-8weeks, but in my case there was some sort of delay i guess.
anyway i think if they have received verification from your med school then it is only matter of time before processing is complete.......
wish everything work out well for you
Thanks. This makes me feel relaxed a little bit.
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HI everyone.
This trend is really helpful for me as I am going through this painstaking verification process. I am already done with all the exames waiting for the verifiation .
My college have send the required documets some 10 days ago to ECFMG. Now my question is , Is it only the paper verification required or there is some online verification to be done from my college too? If so i have to inform my college about the online verification too otherwise they won't check it .
My status on oasis- verification received and pending.
thanks.
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there is only paper verification based on my own knowledge. Just be patient .
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If your school does not participate in EMSWP then it's only paper verification.

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If your school does not participate in EMSWP then it's only paper verification.

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Hi Steptaker,

My School participates in EMSWP so does that mean I have electronic verification of my credentials? I will have to inform my college about it if this is the case!

Thanks
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Hi guys,
Thanks for the replies, I checked my OASIS today and found that Original document sent date April 16. I was suprised because my college send the documents and ECFMG received it on March end ( had FedEx do it so could track it) . I Called the ECFMG today and they told me there was no return address of my medschool in the Envelope so it is incomplete and they send a new copy for verification again .

My college have not done this veifcation before, so having so much problem with me. Also college is in China. so making it more difficult.

Did Any one have similar problem with verifications ? Please share .Thanks
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