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View Poll Results: Medical Education Credentials and Scheduling Permit?
I received my scheduling permit BEFORE verifying my credentials and BEFORE verifying my certificate of identification 7
I received my scheduling permit AFTER verifying my credentials and AFTER verifying my certificate of identification 12
I received my scheduling permit BEFORE verifying my credentials but AFTER verifying my certificate of identification 33
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We have noticed that there are different versions when it comes to which one comes first, verification of credentials or getting the scheduling permit.

I added a poll to this thread, let's share our experiences with each other in regard to this specific issue.

One thing for sure, the ECFMG says, that they only want "Certificate of Identification" (Form 186 or Form 183) to allow you take the exam and send you the scheduling permit, however, we noticed that many members were not sent the scheduling permit until after their credentials verified.
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Thank you, this really calms me down!
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what is the benefit of this poll???, i mean at the end all will receive their scheduling permit, it is not a big deal weather before or after.
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what is the benefit of this poll???, i mean at the end all will receive their scheduling permit, it is not a big deal weather before or after.
Because it will tell you that you don't need to wait for medical education credentials (which takes several months) to take an exam!
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