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Date Updated: May 22, 2019

USMLE Examination Fees

For Students and Graduates of Medical Schools in the United States and Canada Accredited by the LCME or AOA


2019 Fees Effective Dates for 2019 Fees
Step 1
$630*
Three month eligibility periods beginning November 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019 and ending October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Step 2 CK
$630*
Step 1 and 2CK
$70
Eligibility Period Extension (requests received starting January 1, 2019)
Step 2 CS
$1,290
For completed applications received starting January 1, 2019.


2020 Fees Effective Dates for 2020 Fees
Step 1
$645*
Three month eligibility periods beginning November 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020 and ending October 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Step 2 CK
$645*
Step 1 and 2CK
$70
Eligibility Period Extension (requests received starting January 1, 2020)
Step 2 CS
$1,300
For completed applications received starting January 1, 2020.


Next year's application materials will be available in the second half of September.

* For information about taking Step 1 and Step 2 CK at international centers and regional surcharges email USMLEreg@nbme.org or call 215-590-9700.

Please note: If you submit a payment for registration and/or examinee records services that is uncollectible and returned to the NBME, you will be charged a $25 fee. No further services will be provided until payment is received.

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