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On-line Applicant Status and Information System

Welcome to the On-line Applicant Status and Information System (OASIS), ECFMGs web-based information service for ECFMG applicants. Applicants for ECFMG certification can use OASIS to check general information as well as the status of items related to ECFMG Certification. You can also use OASIS to make a payment, update your contact information, access your exam results, and perform certain transactions related to ERAS®, including requesting an ERAS Token. OASIS is easy to use and is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. This service is available free of charge to ECFMG applicants.

     

For additional information, please review the following frequently asked questions. If you have questions that are not answered below, please contact ECFMG Applicant Information Services between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time in the United States, Monday through Friday, at (215) 386-5900.

 
What information is available through OASIS?
Can I use OASIS to get my exam results?
Can I provide the information available through OASIS to others as official documentation of completing an exam?
Can I use OASIS to request an ERAS Token?
Can I use OASIS to view information on the status of my J-1 visa sponsorship?
How current is the information in OASIS?
What information can I change using OASIS?
What else can I do through OASIS?
How do I access OASIS?
What if I forget my USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number?
What if I forget my password?
Who will be able to view my information on-line?
Do I need special software or computer equipment to use OASIS?
What if I have technical difficulties using OASIS?


What information is available through OASIS?

You can use OASIS to check basic information, such as:
  • Name of record,

  • Contact information, and

  • Status of your ECFMG financial account.


You can also access information regarding specific requirements related to ECFMG Certification, such as the status of:
  • Application for ECFMG Certification,

  • Exam applications,

  • Medical education credentials,

  • USMLE transcript requests (except for electronic transcripts requested through ERAS),

  • Standard ECFMG Certificate,

  • Certification of Identification Form (Form 186), and

  • Requests for permanent validation of examination dates listed on the Standard ECFMG Certificate, if applicable. Click here for eligibility information.


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Can I use OASIS to get my exam results?

Yes. Score reports are issued in electronic format only and can be accessed using OASIS. Once your score report has been issued, ECFMG will send a notification to the e-mail address in your ECFMG record. Instructions on how to view, download, and print your examination results will be available in the e-mail notification. Score reports are available for approximately 120 days from the date of the e-mail notification. You will not receive a paper score report by postal mail.

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Can I provide the information available through OASIS to others as official documentation of completing an exam?

No. The information available through OASIS is provided solely for the benefit of ECFMG applicants. To send an official report of your exam results to third parties, refer to Requesting Official USMLE® Transcripts. To send an official report of your ECFMG certification status to third parties, refer to ECFMG's Certification Verification Service.

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Can I use OASIS to request an ERAS Token?

Yes. Follow the instructions on the ERAS Token Request screen, which you can access from the ERAS Support Services section of OASIS.

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Can I use OASIS to view information on the status of my J-1 visa sponsorship?

Yes. If you are currently sponsored by ECFMG you can access information such as:
  • Status of current application(s),
  • Current DS-2019 information,
  • Dependent information, and
  • Correspondence.

If you are not currently sponsored by ECFMG, the J-1 visa sponsorship application process must be initiated by the Training Program Liaison (TPL) designated by the teaching hospital. Once the TPL initiates the application, the physician must completed the on-line portion of his/her application using OASIS.

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How current is the information in OASIS?

The information in OASIS is updated regularly. The date through which the information is current appears on each OASIS screen.

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What information can I change using OASIS?

OASIS allows you to update your mailing address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address. You may not make any changes to your name on-line. If the name in your ECFMG record is not your correct and current legal name, you must follow the instructions for submitting a Request to Change Applicant Biographic Information (Form 182), available through OASIS on the Applicant Contact Information screen.

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What else can I do through OASIS?

You can use OASIS to make on-line payments to your ECFMG financial account; follow the instructions on the Financial Account Summary screen. If you plan to participate in ERAS, you will also use OASIS to access and complete the on-line Document Submission Form, to upload your digital photograph, and to track receipt of your supporting documents. You can also use OASIS to request permanent validation stickers for exams listed on your Standard ECFMG Certificate, if applicable. Click here for eligibility information.

You can also use OASIS to upload certain documents in support of your Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application. Click here for more information.

If you are eligible to participate in the IMG Advisors Network (IAN) as an advisee based on your participation in ERAS and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), you may use OASIS to access IAN. Click here for more information about IAN.

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How do I access OASIS?

To login, you must have both your USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number and a password.

If you do not have a password, you can get one by clicking on Go To OASIS below and following the instructions. To obtain a password, you must provide several pieces of information. The information that you provide must match exactly the data that ECFMG has on file for you. You must also answer a series of questions. If you forget your password in the future, you will be prompted to answer these questions again to obtain a new password. When you have successfully answered all questions, a temporary password will be sent to you by e-mail. The first time you use this password, you will be required to choose a new password for any future access to ECFMG On-line Services.

If you are unable to get your password through OASIS, you must contact ECFMG.

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What if I forget my USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number?

You cannot access OASIS or get a password without your USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number. If you have forgotten your number, you can access it by clicking on Go To OASIS below or through ECFMG's Interactive Web Application (IWA).

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What if I forget my password?

If you have used OASIS in the past but have forgotten your password, you may be able to get a temporary password by clicking on Go To OASIS below and following the instructions for forgotten passwords. To obtain a temporary password, you will need to answer several questions. The answers you provide must match exactly the data that ECFMG has on file for you. This process helps to ensure that only you can access your information. If you are unable to get your password through OASIS, you must contact ECFMG.

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Who will be able to view my information on-line?

To help ensure that only you have access to your information, ECFMG requires that applicants provide exact answers to several questions before obtaining a password.

To access your information in OASIS, a person would need to know both your USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number and your password. For this reason, you should never share your USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number or your password with others.

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Do I need special software or computer equipment to use OASIS?

You will need access to:
  • A personal computer,

  • Access to the Internet, and

  • An e-mail account.


The computer must have one of the following web browsers installed: Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5.0 (or higher), Netscape® Navigator 4.7x (or higher, excluding Netscape® 6.0), or Mozilla Firefox™ 2.0 (or higher). Both cookies and JavaScripting must be enabled for the browser that you use. (Cookies and JavaScripting are enabled by default. However, if you need to change these settings, refer to the Help feature of your browser.)

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What if I have technical difficulties using OASIS?

To report technical difficulties, send an e-mail to info@ecfmg.org

  • Provide your name, e-mail address, and USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number.

  • Describe your problem and any error message received. All login problems will be reviewed by a web technician.

  • Please contact ECFMG Applicant Information Services at (215) 386-5900 for all other correspondence.


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