USMLE Registration in Nigeria

Do you have a need to write the USMLE test soon?  If yes, we can register you for the exam within 24 hours. We have provided free study resources which other students have used to score in the range of 190-220 in USMLE. See the past test scores of our students.

Cost of USMLE Registration in Nigeria

We register USMLE Step 1 at $975 including study materials (print or soft copy)

Do I Need To Register Now for USMLE Or Get Some Training First? 

It depends on the time you are ready to take the examination.So, we suggest you register first for the test and follow it up with adequate preparation and training. From our experience, registering first for the test drives our students to brace up and work harder as they look forward to their USMLE test dates.

Sample of The USMLE  Step 1 Score Report

Wondering what the USMLE score report looks like? Check samples of USMLE score report

Sample of The USMLE Step 1 Question

You might be curious to know what the USMLE Step 1  questions look like! Here are a few samples of the USMLE questions

Structure and Timing of The USMLE Step 1 Test 

The USMLE Step 1 assesses whether a medical student understands and can apply important concepts of the sciences basic to the practice of medicine, with special emphasis on principles and mechanisms underlying health, disease, and modes of therapy.  This test is constructed according to an integrated content outline that organizes basic science material along two dimensions: system and process.

Minimum time required for USMLE Step 1 preparation

You will need to prepare for at least six months. However, the stipulated time is at best indicative as you may require more or less time. It depends entirely on factors such as your level of preparedness, length of prior training and if you are conversant with the content/ skills tested in the exams.

Acceptability of USMLE For Admission Into Schools Abroad

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) assesses the continuum of physicians’ preparation for practice. 

So you can’t use the USMLE exams to gain admission into any school.

 

USMLE Score Range

The total obtainable score for USMLE Test is 300.

Acceptable USMLE Score For Continuum of Physicians’ Preparation for Practice

Which USMLE score is acceptable for the continuum of physicians’ preparation for practice is relative. Each school sets the minimum USMLE score that is acceptable, and it typically differs. However, on the average, the minimum acceptable score is 230.  

Locations of Approved USMLE test centres in Nigeria

There are no approved USMLE test centres in Nigeria, but you can choose to write your exam in the prometric centres in Kenya, Ghana, Uganda or South Africa.

Rescheduling USMLE Test in Nigeria

You can reschedule your USMLE registration within your eligibility period. 

 

Preparation For USMLE Test

Here are some tips that can help you with your test preparation:

  • At least six months of good preparation is suggested for the USMLE test.
  • Pick a test date that is at least 2 months before your earliest application deadline.
  • Practise! Practise!! Practise!!! There are more than enough free study materials that are available for your practice. Read and practice thoroughly. 
  • You can also buy on this website, very affordable video courses for USMLE. They are delivered by qualified tutors with more than a decade of experience actively tutoring students all over the world.
  • Our USMLE online training will help you to score very high. It can be group (3-20) or private (one on one). For more information, see USMLE online training.

Identification (ID) Requirements for the USMLE Test

When you register for your USMLE test in Nigeria, you’re required to enter your ID information. The details of your registration must match exactly with those on the ID you are bringing to the test place. If the details don’t match, you will not take the test, and your test fee will not be refunded.  

 

Acceptable ID For USMLE Test

Test takers in Nigeria will need an international passport as an identifying document upon their arrival at the test centre. 

Unacceptable ID Documents For USMLE Test

These documents are not acceptable as primary or supplemental ID under any condition:

  • Draft classification card
  • International student ID
  • Credit/debit card of any sort
  • Notary-prepared letter or document
  • Birth certificate
  • Social Security card
  • Employee ID card
  • Any temporary ID card
  • Diplomatic, consulate or embassy ID card

 

Note: If your ID document isn’t written in English language and the test centre administrator can’t read it, you will most likely be unable to take the test, and your test fee won’t be refunded. 

USMLE Step 1 Test Duration

The USMLE Step 1 test spans 8-hours. 7 hours are assigned for question blocks, 45 minutes of break time, and an optional tutorial of 15 minutes; the check-in process takes 30 minutes. So, you should expect to spend 8 ½ hours and are encouraged to plan your test day appropriately. You should not fix any other serious engagement for the day.

 

What To Bring To Your USMLE Test Centre

When your online registration is completed, you’ll get a confirmation email with the test date, start time and test centre address. Please print the email confirmation for your registration. You will take the printed email confirmation and your unexpired international passport to the test centre.

How To Confirm USMLE Registration Status

You can confirm your registration status by login to your ecfmg account with your login details. If you don’t know your login details, simply ask for it from us or the agent that registered you for the exam.

Also, plan to check the status of your registration the day before your test to ensure that none of the registration details has changed (for instance, a different start time or venue than initially scheduled).