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Application and Background Fees

PGY-AMG

PGY-IMG

USMLE Attempt Limits

USMLE Time Limits

AK $825 1 year 3 years 2 per step 7 years
AL $175 app fee; $65 background check fee 1 year 3 years 3 per step 7 years
AR $500 / $36.25 MO BGC 1 year 3 year 3 per step 7 years
AZ $500 + up to $500 for lic fee, $50 BGC 1 year 3 years No limit 7 years
AZ DO $400 app fee + $200 intial licensing fee once lic is approved. 1 year 2 years n/a 7 years
CA $908 1 year 2 years No limit I & III, 3 on III 10 years
CA DO $249 1 year n/a n/a n/a
CO $412 1 year 3 years No limit 7 years
CT $569.75 – CC Online 2 years 2 years No limit 7 years
DC $805 ($305 app fee + $500 license fee) 2 year 3 years 3 per step 7 Years
DE $404+ $65 MO BGC fee + $177 CS for each registered location 1 year 3 years No limit No limit
FL $955 / $77.75 – $555 if still in PGY 1 year 2 years No limit No limit
FL DO $755 + $100 if Dispensing 1 year n/a n/a n/a
GA $500 Full / $150 Temp 1 year 3 years No limit I & III, 3 on III 7 years
HI $221 (02/01/19 – 01/31/20) 1 year 2 years No limit 7 years
IA $502 ($450 app, $45 BGC, $7 online fee) 1 year 2 years 6 on I & II, 3 on III 7 years
ID $500 check 1 year 3 years 3 per step 7 years
IL $500 / $5.00-CSR / BGC $60 CC 2 years 2 year 5 fails total 7 years
IN $250 app fee / 36.95 CC BGC fp fee, $60 CSR fee 1 year 2 years 3 per step 10 years
KS $350 app and BGC Fee 1 year 3 years No limit 10 years
KY $300 app fee/ $33.25 BGC fee 2 years 2 years 4 per step n/a
LA $382 app fee / $39.25 BGC 1 year 3 years 4 per step 10 years
MA $600 2 years 2 years 6 per step 7 years
MD $790-AMG $890-IMG + $31.25 BGC Fee 1 year 2 years 3 per step 10 years
ME $700 2 years 3 years No limit I & III, 3 on III 7 years
ME DO $350 1 year n/a n/a n/a
MI $156 w/out CS OR $244.40 w/ CS permit 2 years 2 years No limit No limit
MI DO $150 w/o CS; $235 w/CS 1 year n/a n/a n/a
MN $392 / $32.00 BGC 1 year 2 years 3 per step 5 years between steps
MO $75 1 year 3 years 3 per step 7 years
MS $565 1 year 3 years 3 per step 7 years
MT $500 2 year 3 years No limit I & III, 3 on III 7 years
NC $440 1 year 3 years 3 per step No limit
ND $200 1 year 3 years 3 per step 7 years
NE $300(all months except Apr-Sept of EVEN yrs when it is $75) / $45.25 BGC fee 1 year 3 years 4 per step 10 years
NH $300 App Fee / $48.25 BGC 2 years 2 years 3 per step No limit
NJ $840 2 years 3 years No limit I & III, 5 on III 7 years
NM $400/ $44 BGC fee 2 years 2 years 6 per step 7 years
NM DO $400 1 year n/a n/a n/a
NV $600 app fee, $750 reg fee /$75 BGC 3 years 3 years 9 attempts between all steps 7 years
NV DO $670 1 year n/a n/a n/a
NY $735 1 year 3 years No limit No limit
OH $308.50 ($305 app + $3.50 CC fee) / $46 BGC 1 year 2 years 5 fails total 10 years
OK $500 / $35.19 BGC fee 1 year 2 years 3 per step 10 years
OK DO $575 1 year n/a n/a n/a
OR $423 app fee – reg fee $519 1 year 3 years No limit I & III, 4 on III 7 years
PA $35-AMG, $85-IMG 2 years 3 years No limit I & III, 3 on III 7 years
PA DO $45 1 year n/a n/a n/a
PR $500 app $250 reg fee 1 year 1 year No Limit 7 years
RI $1,090 app fee (or $1,290 w/CSR) 2 years 3 years 3 per step 7 years
SC $580 App Fee / $50.50 BGC fee 1 year 3 years 3 per step 10 years
SD $200 / $43.25 BGC fee 3 years 3 years 3 per step 7 years
TN $410 / $32.65 BGC fee 1 year 3 years No limit I & III, 3 on III 7 years
TN DO $410 / $42 BGC fee 1 year n/a n/a n/a
TX $835.64 app / $38.50 BGC fee 1 year 2 years 6 per step 7 years
UT $200 (or $300 w/CSR) 2 years 2 years 3 per step 7 years
VA $302 1 year 1 year No Limit 10 Years
VT $650 1 year 3 years 3 per step 7 years
VT DO $500 1 year n/a n/a n/a
WA $491 / $32 BGC fee 2 years 2 years 3 per step No limit
WA DO $391 1 year n/a n/a n/a
WI $75 1 year 2 years 3 per step 10 years
WV $400 + $125 Physician Assessment / $44.50 BCG 1 year 3 years 6 per step 7 years
WV DO $400 / $44.50 BGC fee 1 year n/a n/a n/a
WY $600 1 year 2 years No limit No limit