Fees & Diary

Fees 2022 & 2023

Part 1 MFFLM, Part 1 LFFLM (GFM or SOM) and DLM Examinations: £527.00.

MFFLM Part 2 Examinations (GFM, MLM or SOM): £1,551.00*.

MFFLM Part 2 SAQ Examination only: £814.00.†

MFFLM Part 2 OSCE/OSPE Examination only: £735.00.†

Part 2 LFFLM (GFM or SOM) Examination: £680.00**.

LFFLM (GFM or SOM) Portfolio: £90.00. Resubmissions, as well as applications from holders of ASET (Custody or Sexual Assault), are free of charge. To pay for your Portfolio fee please click here.

LFFLM (GFM or SOM) COVE: free of charge.

Please note that the payment links will only appear on the Exams main page during the application periods.

Exam remark requests: £160.00. We recommend candidates request further feedback first, which’s free of charge. Note that should the result change from “fail” to “pass” after a remark, this fee will be reimbursed.

* As of October 2022 it is no longer possible for a candidate to apply for both the Part 2 MFFLM (GFM) and the Part 2 MFFLM (SOM) in the same exam session. Candidates may now do one exam in one year and the following in another year – as long as their Part 1 MFFLM exam result is still valid.

** There are only 03 discounted exam fees left (on 11 December 2023) from the DFCASA grant, which was for the first 60 first-time entrants to the Part 2 LFFLM (SOM) exam. The cost to them is only £380.00. Please note that this is for the first attempt only.

† It is possible for MFFLM Part 2 candidates to keep their successful result (either SAQ or OSCE/OSPE), as long as their Part 1 result is still valid. First time Part 2 applicants must apply for both components. Kindly note that as of October 2022 the Part 2 MLM SAQ Exam will no longer be offered.


For specific dates, please visit the main Exams page.

Part 1 and Diploma Examinations

are usually held once a year, by mid-October. They all normally take place from 10:00 to 13:00, online. UK time is used, whenever possible, for exams sat abroad.

The application period is normally in June and it lasts four weeks.

Part 2 Examinations

are usually held by mid-March. The SAQs normally take place from 10:30 to 13:00 online. Most of the OSCEs are online (in March) and some face-to-face (in June).

The application period is normally in November and it lasts four weeks.


Candidates are expected to be available either all morning or all afternoon in June, for the face-to-face exam.

Part 2 Examinations

We always aim to offer the Part 2 exams on consecutive days. The MLA OSPE exam on Thursday (PM), the SAQ exams on Friday (AM/PM) and the OSCE exams on Saturday or Sunday.

In June the face-to-face exams take place on a Saturday (AM/PM).

The Application Period

It opens around four months before the exam date (s). Candidates then have four weeks to apply for the exam.

For more information, including exact exam dates, and to apply please visit the main Exams page of our website.


are normally published four weeks after the exam date (s).

Should you have any queries please email our Examinations Manager, forensic.medicine@fflm.ac.uk

Cancellation Policy

The FFLM reserves the right to cancel any event. If an event is cancelled or postponed delegates will be informed in writing and will be issued a full refund. We regret we are unable to refund any charges incurred through booking travel, accommodation or expenses for the cancelled event.
Please note, the FFLM is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration or cancellation/postponement of an event. The FFLM shall assume no liability whatsoever if this event is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labour strike, extreme weather, terrorist activity or other emergencies.