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The FFLM’s Examinations are: DipFHID, DLM, LFFLM (GFM), LFFLM (SOM), previously called DFCASA, and the MFFLM, our Membership examination. They are all currently held here in London. More information about each of them can be found below.


Exams Notice Board

The March 2019 application period, for Part 2 exams, is now open. The closing date is on Friday 08 February.

The application form for all exams is here.

The payment links are below:

Part 2 MFFLM (GFM);

Part 2 MFFLM (MLA);

Part 2 MFFLM (SOM);

Part MFFLM (GFM and SOM);

Part 2 MFFLM SAQ only (GFM, MLA or SOM)*;

Part 2 MFFLM OSCE/OSPE only (GFM, MLA or SOM)*;

Part 2 LFFLM (GFM);

Part 2 LFFLM (SOM);

Part 2 LFFLM (SOM) – first time applicants only;

We look forward to receiving your complete application (application form and payment) by the closing date mentioned above.

Please contact our Examinations Manager, Jay C Barton-Costa, should you have any queries about any of the above – or need any assistance: jay.barton-costa@fflm.ac.uk.

*Kindly note that first time candidates must apply for both components, SAQ and OSCE/OSPE, and pay using the first, second or third payment link above. The links that contain asterisks are for those candidates who have already sat and passed one of the other components (SAQ or OSCE/OSPE).

All Part 2 exam dates and locations for next year have been confirmed. Please click on the specific exams below for further information.

Kindly note that the application period for the March 2020 examination session will be brought forward by a couple of months. It will be from the beginning of November to the beginning of December 2019 (instead of from the beginning of January to the beginning of February 2020, as it has been in recent years). The same change will apply to the Part 1 and Diploma exams application period from 2020 onwards.

For the 2018 list of DipFHID dissertation titles please contact our Examinations Manager, Mr Jay C Barton-Costa at jay.barton-costa@fflm.ac.uk.


Fees and Diary

Please click below for information on examination fees and on how often examinations are held. For specific dates, please visit the page of the examination you are applying for.

Read more about Fees and Diary…


DipFHID (Diploma in Forensic Human Identification)

Read more about the DipFHID


DLM (Diploma of Legal Medicine)

Read more about the DLM


LFFLM (GFM) (Licentiate of The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine – General Forensic Medicine)

Read more about the LFFLM (GFM)


Licentiate (SOM) (Licentiate of The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine – Sexual Offences Medicine) – previously known as DFCASA

Read more about the LFFLM (SOM)


MFFLM (Membership of The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine)

Read more about the MFFLM


External Diplomas

On this page you will find a list of external diplomas with course and application details.

Read more about External Diplomas

Other courses and events can be found on the Events Page.


Should you have any queries about our exams please email our Examinations Manager, Mr Jay C Barton-Costa, at jay.barton-costa@fflm.ac.uk.


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