• 11 June 2014

    September 2014 NAC examination – Application is now closed

    Application for the September 2014 National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) examination is now closed. For information on the withdrawal date and withdrawal fees, see Withdraw. We anticipate that application to the March 2015 examination session will open in November 2014 and will remain open for approximately one month.

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  • 07 May 2014

    Changes to the acceptable certifying officials

    The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) now accepts certification from an expanded list of officials from all countries. To view an updated list of acceptable certifying officials as well as instructions for the certifying official, please refer to our Certification Requirements. It is important that candidates verify ahead of time that: The officials have the [...]

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  • 23 April 2014

    Immigration under the Federal Skilled Worker Program — Educational Credential Assessment

    We offer an Educational Assessment Credential report for physicians seeking to immigrate to Canada under the Federal Skilled Worker Program. For more information, visit Educational Credential Assessment. 

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  • 04 March 2014

    Application for Medical Registration – Alberta and Nova Scotia now on board!

    Alberta and Nova Scotia are now accepting applications for medical registration through the physiciansapply.ca national portal.  More medical regulatory authorities across Canada will adopt the new application process throughout 2014 and 2015. Once fully deployed, candidates will be able to use the system to apply to one or more jurisdictions at the same time.  For more [...]

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  • 27 February 2014

    2013 Tuition Tax Credit receipt

    The 2013 Tuition Tax Credit receipt is now available in the candidates’ physiciansapply.ca accounts. Please note that this only applies to those candidates who took a Medical Council of Canada examination in 2013. To obtain additional information, please visit Tuition Tax Credit receipt.  

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  • 10 February 2014

    Translation service offered through physiciansapply.ca

    The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) is very pleased to offer a translation service to its candidates in partnership with the Translation Bureau of Public Works and Government Services Canada. Candidates creating a source verification request (SVR) for a medical credential in a language other than English or French now have the option to have [...]

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  • 05 February 2014

    2014 National Capital Region’s Top Employers

    We are pleased to announce that the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) has been selected as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers for 2014! This special designation recognizes the Ottawa-area employers that offer exceptional places to work. We are so proud to say that this is the MCC’s third year as a top [...]

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  • 31 January 2014

    First edition of the NAC PRA newsletter

    We are pleased to present the first edition of the NAC PRA newsletter! This newsletter highlights the activities that took place in 2013. Topics include: A year in review for the NAC PRA Overview of the predictive validity study Nova Scotia case study – Clinician Assessment for Practice Program Overview of the Clinical Assessor Training Program [...]

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  • 07 January 2014

    Medical Council of Canada transition to DSM-5

    In May 2013 the American Psychiatric Association published the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) and its test committees have been reviewing the classification changes included in DSM-5. The new DSM-5 language will be incorporated into MCC examinations over a period of two [...]

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  • 16 December 2013

    Upcoming examination deadlines for candidates applying to the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) for residency in Canada

    As you might be aware, the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) in partnership with the International Medical Graduate (IMG) programs offers the National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) examination to international medical graduates and students seeking entry into residency in Canada. While the MCC does not set the requirements for application to residency positions, we were recently [...]

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