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Hi,
I'm an IMG from India.
My issue is that i have I'm registered in college as DIPTI KAMATH H.
This is the name in my 10th and 12th grade certificates and will also appear in my MBBS degree.
However in my passport
Given Name is DIPTI HUNDI
Last name is KAMATH

will this be a problem during certification and should i change my name in degree to match my passport?
Will be grateful for any help.
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Even I had the same problem, just ask your coll dean to give a letter saying that both the names are same and send a xerox copy of it to ECFMG.
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Even I had the same problem, just ask your coll dean to give a letter saying that both the names are same and send a xerox copy of it to ECFMG.
Yes. But you have to send the original letter with the college letterhead and NOT xerox copy though for verifying the name.
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Yes. But you have to send the original letter with the college letterhead and NOT xerox copy though for verifying the name.
No I sent it through my college Fed-Ex account itself and the clerk refused to send the original, it has been accepted by ECFMG, so no worries.

Either way it works,send original or xerox of it.
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Great. But ECFMG asks for the original letter though. If you can send the original (like I did), do that. If you can't, then send the xerox copy.
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