Applying to Residencies with ERAS®

The Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®) is the centralized online application service you’ll use to deliver your application, along with supporting documents, to residency programs. 

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About ERAS®

ERAS has four components: MyERAS for applicants, the Dean’s Office Workstation, the Program Director’s Workstation and the Letter of Recommendation Portal.

SOAP® 2021 Information

The Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP®) is the process by which eligible, unmatched or partially unmatched applicants may apply to programs with unfilled residency positions...

Register for MyERAS for Residency

How to identify your Designated Dean's Office and get your ERAS token.

Apply Smart for Residency

Applying to residency involves a complicated set of steps and decisions. The AAMC is committed to providing information to help you apply smarter for residency. We have curated a series of...

Fees for ERAS Residency Applications

ERAS application fees are based on the number of programs applied to per specialty. MyERAS automatically calculates your fees and you can pay online using Visa or MasterCard.

ERAS Tools and Worksheets for Residency Applicants

The MyERAS User Guide, ERAS timeline, FAQs and more are available to provide helpful information to residency applicants about the MyERAS application and ERAS process.

History and Imports for Repeat Applicants

Applicants that have certified and submitted an application in a prior season (ERAS 2016 application season and onwards) will be able to import their application data and associated LoRs...

Frequently Asked Questions for ERAS Residency Applicants

FAQs will be added and updated throughout the ERAS season. 

Matching Services for Residencies

Registration with ERAS does not register you for any established Match. ERAS is a separate entity and does not provide matching services.

News and Announcements

After much consideration and in collaboration with several AAMC affinity groups, specialty organizations, and the ERAS Advisory Committee, ERAS has modified the 2021 Application Timeline.  

Important Dates

ERAS 2021 Residency Application Timeline
Key dates for the 2021 ERAS season

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and ERAS

Please visit ERAS Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs to learn how it might affect you. 

ERAS Updates on Twitter


Need Help?

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Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET

Supported Browsers

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  •     Internet Explorer 10 and 11
Note: ERAS does not enforce any browser restrictions, but ERAS does not support Safari. Mac users needing technical support should use Firefox or Chrome.