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The Registration, Ranking, and Results® (R3®) system is the web-based software application through which all NRMP Matches are managed. The R3 system maintains the highest level of security and confidentiality and can be used with any computer with access to the Internet.

To participate in a Match, users must create a unique username and password that affords them access to the R3 system. This information belongs to the individual, not the institution, program, or medical school, and it is a violation of the Match Participation Agreement if a user allows another individual to use personal login credentials to access the R3 system.

The R3 system can be accessed directly here or by clicking on the yellow “LOG IN/REGISTER” button at the top of the page.

Applicant Users

Applicants must register in the R3 system for each Match in which they participate. Applicants who participated in a previous Match are able to choose the same username and password as part of the registration process. Applicants who have not participated in a previous Match will be assigned an NRMP ID.

Please note that the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) is a separate organization and requires its own registration. Login credentials from ERAS will not work in the R3 system. The ERAS application contains an NRMP ID field but it is NOT required to submit applications to programs. The NRMP ID field is in the Personal Information section of the ERAS application and can be added at any time. Applicants are encouraged to return to their “MyERAS” profile and enter their NRMP ID once they have registered for a Match.

How to Register for the Main Residency Match
How to Register for a Fellowship Match

New Institution, Program, and Medical School Users

New Users

First-time users of the R3 system will receive an email on the day Match registration opens that contains a token link to create a user account and register for the Match. Users who have not yet received a token link or who have difficulty redeeming it can contact NRMP at support@nrmp.org for assistance. 

View Token Redemption and Registration for New Users

Returning Users

Users must log in to the R3 system to complete registration. 

View Token Redemption for Existing R3 Users

Forgotten Username or Password

  • Users who forget their login information should click the “I forgot my Username or Password” link and follow the prompts to reset login information.
  •  View support guide
  • Users whose email has changed must contact NRMP support at 866-653-NRMP (6767) for assistance with a password reset. NRMP does NOT maintain user password information.