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List of required documents

Copies of any Canadian licensure and training documents must be included with your application.

All international licensure and training documents must be source-verified by physiciansapply.ca.

  • Open an account with physiciansapply.ca (physiciansapply.ca will set up a confidential lifetime portfolio for you).
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Activate sharing to allow the Royal College to view your source-verified documents.
Evidence of practice as an independent specialist in the specialty applied for

Non-Canadian licensure: Submit to physiciansapply.ca for verification

 

Proof of practice for your last five years of practise:

  • Provide a copy of specialist licensure for all the jurisdictions in which you hold or have held licensure to practise.
  • Include your current medical licence to practise in Canada.

Canadian licensure:

Submit to per@royalcollege.ca

for verification

Submit to physiciansapply.ca for verification

Proof of eligibility to practise as an independent specialist in the jurisdiction of training:

  • Provide a copy of licensure from the jurisdiction of training showing that you practised as an independent specialist in the specialty applied for.

and/or

  • Provide specialty certificates/diplomas received from your jurisdiction of training.

Submit to per@royalcollege.ca

for verification

Certificate of Professional Standing:

Most MRAs allow you to arrange this online.

Evidence of specialty training

Submit to physiciansapply.ca for verification

A copy of your medical degree:

Examples:

  • MD
  • MBBS

Submit to physiciansapply.ca for verification

Documented evidence of postgraduate training completed to date:

Examples:

  • Completion of training certificate

or

  • Written confirmation from the program director of your training program indicating the scope of your training and the start and finish dates.

Note: If you trained in a number of locations and institutions, submit documentation for all periods of training.

Submit to per@royalcollege.ca

for verification

Attach an up-to-date CV summarizing the following:

  • Medical school name, graduating year, country
  • Postgraduate training appointments — start and end dates (month and year), number of months, hospital/university, specialty, level of training
  • Specialty certification(s) received — date, name of certification, jurisdiction (province/state, country)
  • Practice details — start and end dates (month and year), type of practice, location (city, province/state, country)
  • All previous and current medical licences from every jurisdiction since your graduation from medical school (date, type of licence, jurisdiction (province/state, country)

Contact us

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Credentials Unit
774 Echo Drive
Ottawa ON K1S 5N8
Telephone (toll-free): 1-800-267-2320
Email: per@royalcollege.ca