You will receive an e-mail within 30 days of the date you mailed your application.
If you have met all application requirements, you will receive another e-mail with Scheduling Permit instructions no later than 20 days before your 90-day testing period begins. Upon receipt of this e-mail, follow these steps:
- Open the link included in the Scheduling Permit Instructions e-mail to sign in at the NBME website and print out the Scheduling Permit.
- Use the Scheduling Permit to make an exam appointment at a Prometric test center.
- Bring the Scheduling Permit and a government issue photo ID with you to your appointment.
If your application is incomplete, you will receive an e-mail explaining the deficiencies, which may include the following:
- Missing/incomplete e-mail or mailing address (you'll be notified by letter)
- Nonpayment of fees, insufficient fees, or a declined credit/debit card
- Missing CAAHEP or ABHES accreditation code
- Missing official transcript (nonrecent graduates)
- Missing felony waiver or special accommodations request form and documentation (if applicable)
If you do not receive a response within 30 days, check your junk/spam e-mail folder to see if it was diverted there. If you do not find it, please notify the Certification Department by calling 800/228-2262 or by e-mailing CMAExam@aama-ntl.org. Include the following information:
- Your name
- Your graduation date
- Your accreditation code (supplied by your program director) or your school name, school city, and school state