Form 345-I, Rev. SEP 2014
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You must submit the Medical School Release Request (Form 345) when you send your final
The Medical School Release Request (Form 345) is addressed to your medical school. By
completing this form, you are authorizing your medical school, if requested by ECFMG, to
provide and/or verify your medical credentials and provide information on your medical
education. ECFMG will send a copy of your completed Medical School Release Request (Form
345) to your medical school with its request.
Complete the Medical School Release Request (Form 345) by printing the name and address
of your medical school (the medical school from which you graduated), your name, USMLE
medical school in the spaces provided. You must also attach a current, full-face, passport-sized
color photograph of yourself, and sign and date the form where indicated.
Submit two copies of the completed Medical School Release Request (Form 345) to ECFMG
If you are applying to ECFMG for an examination and you do not have a valid
ECFMG Medical School Release Request (Form 345), medical education credentials,
photograph, and any other required documents must be sent with your Certification of
Identification Form (Form 186). These forms and documents must be sent to ECFMG in one
envelope. If your Form 186 is signed by an authorized official of your medical school, this
envelope must be sent to ECFMG directly from the office of that official. If your Form 186 is
certified only by a Consular Official, Notary Public, First Class Magistrate, or Commissioner of
Oaths, this envelope can be sent to ECFMG by you.
If you have a valid Certification of Identification Form on file with ECFMG, send the
documents outlined above to ECFMG in one envelope.
If you are not currently applying for an examination, you still may submit your medical
education credentials and associated forms and documents.
These forms and documents must be sent to:
3624 Market Street, 4
The Medical School Release Request (Form 345) is available on the ECFMG website at
Form 345, Rev. SEP 2014
Attach a current, full-face,
photograph of yourself here.
Use tape or glue; no staples or
paper clips please.
A photocopy of your photograph
Please complete, sign, and date this form. This form must be sent to ECFMG with your medical education credentials.
Name of Medical School
Address of Medical School
City, State/Province, Postal Code
Applicant Name – Last First Middle
Date of Birth:
Day / Month / Year
Month / Year
I am currently applying to the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG
). To facilitate this process, I
An official, final medical school transcript which bears your institution’s seal and the signature of an authorized
Certification of my Final Medical Diploma, by affixing the institution’s seal and the signature of an authorized official
onto the diploma; and
An authorized official of your Medical School to provide the requested information on my medical education.
If you have any questions about this process, please contact ECFMG by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your
Signature of Applicant