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How long does it take to finalize my final medical diploma by the ECFMG?
here http://www.ecfmg.org/2013ib/diploma.html it says (ECFMG will request the medical school to provide your final medical school transcript.))
Can I do anything to make it faster?
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You can send it by express mail, such as fedex or ups so it gets there in a day or 2!
Once they got it you never know how long its going to take, but expect anything from about 1-4 weeks especially in the summer when they are busy until they send it back to your med school. You could set up a fedex account for them so it gets shipped by express mail again.
Ask your med school to send the transcript by express mail too (you can offer to pay...)

Overall I guess it takes about 2 month if everything works out smoothly!

(Or have your school join the online system which takes only a few days overall)

Hope that helps!
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