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AMCAS® Letter Service

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AMCAS® accepts applicants' letters of evaluation via the AMCAS® Letter Service and distributes them to participating medical schools electronically.

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AMCAS accepts applicants' letters of evaluation via the AMCAS Letter Service and distributes them to participating medical schools electronically. This service enables letter authors to send their letters to AMCAS rather than to each individual school. Letter writers may submit letters through the AMCAS Letter Writer Application or Interfolio.

If a medical school participates in the AMCAS Letter Service, all letters must be sent through AMCAS. Medical schools that participate in AMCAS for admission to their MD program also participate in the AMCAS Letter Service unless noted on this page. Please note, participation is subject to change. Schools that do not participate in the AMCAS Letter Service may still require letters of evaluation from you. To review a medical school's requirements for letters of evaluation, visit their admissions website.

Under no circumstances will AMCAS provide applicants access to letters of evaluation. Read the complete data privacy policy.

Non-Participating Medical Schools

Letter Resources for Applicants

Letter Resources for Advisors and Other Letter Authors

Direct your letter authors to visit the AMCAS Letter Service page specifically for them, where they'll find instructions on how to write letters of evaluation and submit them to AMCAS.

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2022 AMCAS Application

The 2022 AMCAS application is now open. If you wish to start medical school in Fall 2022, please complete and submit the 2022 AMCAS application. 

As of October 18 AMCAS is:

Marking transcripts as "Received" that were delivered on or before:

  • Paper (mailed) – October 18
  • Parchment – October 15
  • National Student Clearinghouse – October 18

Processing applications that reached "Ready for Review" on October 15. 

Processing Academic Change Requests submitted on October 15.

2022 AMCAS® Applicant Guide

Outline of the current AMCAS application process, policies, and procedures.

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Fee Assistance Program

If approved for the Fee Assistance Program, you will receive a waiver for all AMCAS fees for one (1) application submission with up to 20 medical school designations ($968 value). Benefits are not retroactive.

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