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Old 03-11-2011
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Certificate verification of diploma


I am a graduate and only recently got my diploma. So I had a valid form 186 and have cleared step 1 and gotten a permit for CK.

I got a mail (I got a letter by post ) from ECFMG saying that I need to send them one copy of my medical diploma and a translation for them to get it verified.

Now I just sent that one copy about 2 weeks ago but haven't heard from them, whether they received it and also I applied for CS and still haven't gotten the permit.

It's been almost 3 weeks.

What should I do?

Do they tell us when they will contact our medical school

also strangely enough they asked for just one copy ..why so?? plz help...
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Old 03-12-2011
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Arrow Give them a call

Your situation does not seem to be right, because they usually ask for two photocopies of the Diploma as outlined here

The ECFMG sometimes take up to 6 weeks to take action but I suggest you give them a call and double check what's going on.

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hi step taker

I did call up ECFMG
they said it wud take another week or so for my cs application and as far as my diploma is concerned they have sent it to my medical school already so i am a little relieved.phew!!!
thank god they didn't ask for another copy.
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