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USMLE Step 3

Medical Licensing Examination

Important Step 3 Information

Read before applying


Frequently Asked Questions

Applying for Step 3

Application requirements

Step 3 Forms & Fees

Application, CID, Name Change, Accommodations, Eligibility Extension, Score Recheck

Application Status

Link to the Step 3 Candidate Website


A complete history of scores for FLEX, SPEX and USMLE Steps 1, 2 CK & CS, and 3 examinations

USMLE Step 3

Read the Important Step 3 Information before applying


  • The target date for reporting scores for examinees who test from January 16 through late April will be May 10, 2017.  
  • No exams will be administered from January 1-15, 2017.  
  • If you need to receive scores before May 10, 2017, it is recommended that you take the exam no later than December 31, 2016. 


FIFTH PATHWAY: Effective January 1, 2017, the USMLE program will no longer accept Fifth Pathway for Step 3. 

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