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Certification Letters

Charge for Certification Letter: There is no charge for a certification letter from the School of Medicine.

Processing Time: It takes approximately five business days to prepare and send a certification letter.


Current SOM Affiliates: 

  • You can submit your request from your JHM email account to  Be sure to include #1-#8 below.

Former SOM Affiliates: 

  • A request can be submitted in writing, in person, by fax or by email to:

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Attn: Office of the Registrar - Certification Request
Edward D. Miller Research Building, Suite 147
733 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205-2196

Fax: 410-955-0826


Include in Your Request

Either complete this form or else be sure to include the following information in the request:

  1. Name of student, fellow or graduate at time of attendance
  2. Current name of student, fellow or graduate
  3. Indicate if person was a student, fellow or graduate and program or department to which person is/was affiliated
  4. If a person had more than one affiliation with JHU School of Medicine, indicate which one(s) require certification
  5. Years of attendance
  6. Address to which the certification letter should be mailed
  7. If the requestor is not the person affiliated with JHUSchool of Medicine, include a release of information form
  8. Phone number (in case any questions arise)
  9. Original signature of requestor (requests received without the signature of the requestor will not be processed)


Please Note: If money is owed to JHU, the certification letter will not be released until the account is brought up-to-date.

If you have any questions, contact the Office of the Registrar at 410-955-3080 or by e-mail at

Need a certification letter for JHUSOM faculty?  Contact the Office of Faculty Information

Updated:  7/12/2019