Application and eligibility

Applying to the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part I for the first time as:

 Reapplying to the MCCQE Part I as:

Processing of your application

  • Please allow up to three weeks for the processing of your application.
    • If the system determines that all documentation required to confirm your examination eligibility has already been reviewed and accepted by the MCC, you may quickly receive another communication confirming acceptance of your examination application.

Accessibility and test accommodations

Please review the accessibility and test accommodations information and instructions.

Applying to the MCCQE Part I

  • Candidates can apply for the MCCQE Part I through their physiciansapply.ca account only during specific application periods indicated under Examination at a glance.
  • Please note that the option to apply to the examination will only appear in the candidate’s account during specific application periods and only if the candidate meets all eligibility requirements.

To receive a notice when registration opens for future examination sessions, submit your email address below. The MCC will send this notification to your email address and not through your physiciansapply.ca account. The MCC cannot guarantee that the email notification will reach your inbox.