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Application Information

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NOTE: Please note that students from KSA and LATAM are required to enroll with local Kaplan Representative office in respective regions. We do not work with these regions enrollments !

In first step please complete the online Registration Form and we will be assisting you with further steps in application process.

What are the requirements and what is good to know before you apply for USMLE Preparation Courses.

Important. KAPLAN Enrollment policy updates:

Start dates for enrollments in offline and Anywhere programs (e.g., Live, Center, On Demand, PLUS program combinations, Step 2 CS) should NOT be set to be more than 7 MONTHS in the future.

General recommendation: plan your course Star date at least 2 months in advance before course star date. So you are not in time pressure for I-20 and visa.

Start dates for OnlinePrep and Qbank must start within 90 days.

When switching a start date, it should not be set to be more than 7 months from their original purchase date.

Enrollment Start Dates can be changed only when a student is Paid in Full the course enrolled

Documents required for application:


For students planning to study in the USA or Canada.
  • Copy of Applicant’s valid passport
  • Proof of Scholastic Preparation

For admission to a preparation course for USMLE program, the applicant must provide a transcript or diploma from a college or university showing that course of study normally required for enrollment is in progress or has been completed.

Students required to provide a proof of Medical Degree ( Medical school transcript).
To apply for Step1 and Step 2CK Courses students need to have completed Basic Sciencies subjects that are included in schedule plans of any Medical Faculty in first years. This is mostly relevant for students completed minimum 2nd year of Medical Faculty.

  • Proof of English Proficiency
The applicant may submit anyone of the following.

The following scores and documents are acceptable:

a) TOEFL certificate

Test scores must be dated within 24 months of application

A minimum TOEFL PBT score of 530

A minimum TOEFL CBT score of 197

A minimum TOEFL iBT score of 71

A minimum TOEIC score of 710

A minimum IELTS score of 5.5

b) A degree from an American high school, college, or university

c) A letter, transcript or degree from a foreign college or university attended that confirms English is/was the primary mode of instruction

  • Application Form for International Students

Application Form will be provided you based on your request, first please complete the Registration Form

In order to efficiently and accurately process your enrollment, you will need to submit a completed Application Form for International Students. It is neccessary that you fill out the entire application. Failure to do so may create unnecessary delay in the issuance of the I-20 and /or errors in the processing the enrollment. Please provide the name on Application how it appears in applicant’s passport.

  • Proof of Financial Eligibility

Please submit a copy of the student’s, student’s parent’s or a bank letter on official bank stationery confirming that the funds required to meet the estimated cost of study are available. The date, account’s holder name, and account balance must be clearly identified, and the letter of statement must be dated within 180 days of the application.

Additional Information

Student Visa Information
students planning to apply for an I-20 visa for study in the USA are required
to demonstrate adequate financial support for the entire enrollment period.
Estimates a student’s cost of study as follows:
$200 Application Fee
+ Tuition fees
+ $85 per month (Insurance fees, if applicable)
+ $1000 per month (average living expenses)
+ $400 per month for each dependent
= Total cost of study*

It is the responsibility of the student to arrange all applicable travel permits or visas and to have a valid passport. If you need our guidance on visa application process please do not hesitate to contact us.

Shipping fee for books

You can expect the following fees charged for the books. Per exam: $20 USD when books shipped to the Kaplan Center in US where you will study. $50 USD to Canada and Puerto Rico. $85 USD to other addresses.

Health Insurance


If a student elects Kaplan insurance, coverage will begin on the first day of class. Kaplan insurance cost $115 per month. There are additional fees for each dependent.

If you have arranged your own health insurance, you are required to show proof of adequate coverage (insurance membership ID card) on the first day of class. Insurance fees are non-refundable. If an I-20 student is not able to show proof of adequate coverage on the first day of class, he/she will be required to purchase Kaplan insurance.


Payment Information


Application fee and course deposit fee must be paid at enrollment time.

Application fee is $200 (US dollars) is non-refundable fee and required for all IMG applicants when I-20 issued.

Minimum course deposit required to be paid at enrollment time is $500 for each Step and it's refundable in case of visa denial.

Remaining tuition should be paid latest 30 days before course start date.

Seats for Step 2CS are very limited, so we require mostly to pay remaining tuition latest 60 days before course start date, but we recommend to pay full 2CS course price at enrollment time.

  • How to pay ?
  • Upon receipt and review of your application and documents, a Kaplan Student ID number and a link to a secure online Payment Form for communicating payment information will be provided by e-mail. Enrollments are confirmed AFTER Kaplan receives and verifies the payment information. Payments are typically verified within five 5-7 business days.

  • For payments by Wire Transfer:

  • Please send the wire transfer before completing the Payment Form. Please include the Student Name and Kaplan Student ID number in the wire transfer notes.

    Wells Fargo bank, N.A.

    420 Montgomery Street

    San Francisco, CA 94161

    Account# 4122097512

    Account Name: KTPA Depository

    ABA# 121000248

    SWIFT CODE: WFBIUS6S

    The following information will be collected on the Payment Form: The Kaplan Student ID number, the payment amount that Kaplan will receive in USD after your bank deducts any related transfer fees, the bank name (that sent the transfer), the bank reference number, and the date of the transfer.
    Please be prepared to attach a PDF copy of the wire transfer receipt when completing the Payment Form.

  • For payments by Credit Card:

  • If you are using a credit card that was issued by a bank outside the United States, please notify your credit card company that you are authorizing this payment. If you do not notify your credit card company in advance, it is very likely that the transaction will be declined by your credit card company.

    The following information will be collected on Payment Form: The Kaplan Student ID number, the amount authorized (in USD), credit card type (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover), the credit card number, the credit card expiration date, the cardholder name, and the cardholder billing address, city and country.

    Cancellation and Refund Policy


    If you are unable to start your program due to visa denial or other circumstances, we will refund all money paid less any non-refundable charges (application fee, housing cancellation fee).

    The Application fee is non-refundable. The $200 Application Fee will be waived if the student can provide proof that the Visa was denied.

    Any student who cancels the housing request less than 21 days prior to the start date of housing will be charged a $200 Cancellation Fee. The Cancellation Fee will be waived if the student can provide proof that the Visa was denied.

    If your enrollment is terminated by the school, the following tuition refunds will apply:
    Students receive a 100% tuition refund if cancel prior to or on the first day of class. To be eligible for a refund, the Kaplan ID card and all home study materials must be returned in usable condition. All requests for refunds must be made prior to the course expiration date.

    If students are unable to start or to complete the course, or in the event that the student’s enrollment is terminated, Kaplan does offer the following refunds through the third training session.

    Cancellation after course start date:
    100% of tuition refunded before any training session*
    75% of tuition refunded after one training session but before two training sessions*
    50% of tuition refunded after two training sessions but before three training sessions*
    After completing three training sessions, NO REFUND*

    * A training session for test preparation programs is defined as any of the following:

    (1) attending one class (teaching section or proctored exam)
    (2) one visit to the in-center training library
    (3) use of online training resources (workshops, quizzes, etc.)
    (4) one tutoring session or one consulting session or
    (5) use of the home study materials.
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