ECFMG application...how long does it take?

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Nobody mess with Adam We
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Hi there. I'm an IMG who graduates in July 2013 and would like to submit my application by September 2013.

So today, I finished submitting my preliminary application to ECFMG for taking the Step 2 CS, and I paid the $1375 exam fee. But now, it looks like I have to send some forms to the office in Philadelphia.

Does anyone know how long the process usually takes before I am given the greenlight by the ECFMG people to go ahead and book my seat for CS?

I wanted to take the exam in the first week of Feb, but now I'm starting to think that's impossible. :(

As usual, any and all help is greatly appreciated.
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