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When we say we have to pay while getting the various forms, the payment is for whichever exam u choose right?

Once u print the form, is there a time limit within which u need to send it to ECFMG? coz if my form needs the medical school official's sign, ill first have to send the form to him and only then can i post it to ECFMG. so the delay involved is OK right?

Once verification is done, how long till they send u the permit?

Before I select the eligibility period, is it prudent that i go to the test center and check if dates are available? i plan to select feb-mar-apr, so im starting the application process now, am i being too early or too late?

please clear my doubts, really appreciate it.
thanks so much
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-Yes, there's no problem in the time period between sending your Forms to the medical school until you get the permit.

-Once you are verified they'll send you an email telling you that you are verified and you can go and get your permit from your OASIS account.

-You don't need to go to the testing center you can check dates availability in the Prometric website here
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