School of Medicine Registrar's Office USMLE® Information

To apply for a United States Medical Licensing Examination ® (USMLE®) Step 1 or Step 2 CK and CS Exam:

  1. Log on to the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) website
  2. Complete the online application
  3. At the end of the online application, there are instructions for completing a “Certification of Identification and Authorization Form." Print and complete the form. Attach your photo.
  4. Submit the completed form to the Registrar in MSOB 1st Floor, X100, 1265 Welch Road, Stanford, CA 94305-5404. Forms can be submitted at the front reception desk or Registrar's cube X1C06.
  5. The form will be completed within 1 week. You will be notified by email when it is mailed to the NBME.

Applications for Step 1 exams, and in some cases Step 2 exams, require an online enrollment verification on the NBME website by the School of Medicine Registrar. The online verifications are completed at least once a week on Wednesdays.