Need for Training Certificates (NTC) are issued to Exchange Visitor Program participants, specifically to Filipino licensed physicians, to extend their training program in the United states.
The issuance of the NTC shall be made on a ONE (1) YEAR BASIS and on PER PROGRAM BASIS to facilitate the monitoring of the program.
Issuance of the No Objection Statement is not applicable for those receiving graduate medical education or training.
For more details on the Documentary Requirements for the NTC, see Administrative Order No. 2006-0030: "Guidelines for the Issuance of the Need for Training Certificate (NTC) by the Department of Health (DOH) under the Exchange Visitors Program (EVP)."
Kindly click here for the NTC Application Form.