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Old 02-20-2011
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Calendar USMLE Step 3 Eligibility Period

Hello ,
FSMB said : Please keep in mind that the eligibility periods for Step 3 can not be chosen. Your eligibility will begin upon approval of your application.
My questions are :
How long is the eligibility period durations , once they sent scheduling permit ?
If i would like to sit for step 3 end of July , what is the best time to apply ?
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Old 02-21-2011
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Arrow It's 90 days

the eligibility period is 90 days (three months), it takes around 2 months for your application to be approved.

Bottom line, if you plan to take Step 3 in July, I suggest you start applying in April or May.
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Are you sure it takes 2 months for application to be approved?
I thought it would take 2 weeks
I also need to take the exam in June/july?

Any one please confirm on how long your application process took??? thank you
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guys is the eligibility period for step3 like cs one year?
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Step 3 is NOT like CS where ypu get a year.
Usually if you submit everything you need, it should not take more than a month to get a step 3 permit.

It really depends on which state. I chose California and since I already had a PTAL letter everything went fadt as far as mefical school verification and all.

Else I would say 6 weeks. But once approved they gice you the next 3 month period, no choice. sorry!
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