Effective January 1, 2015, the fee for registering in the ECFVG certification program will increase to $1,400. Of this amount, $725 will go towards Quality Assurance activities within program steps and $675 will go towards program operating costs. The increase in registration fees will not affect candidates who are enrolled in the program prior to January 1, 2015.
The bi-annual fees for re-registration in the ECFVG program will increase to $120 beginning January 1, 2015.
The examination fees for taking Step 3 of the program requirements – the Basic and Clinical Sciences Examination – will also increase to $210. ECFVG candidates who register for the BCSE on or after January 1, 2015, will be required to register using the new fee structure. Candidates who register for the BCSE prior to January 1, 2015, irrespective of the actual date of their BCSE, will register at the old fee structure of $90 for BCSE registration.