If you are certain that you no longer want to take the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE), Part I, or want to delay taking it until a future session, you may request to withdraw your application.
You can withdraw your MCCQE Part I application by submitting a request through your physiciansapply.ca account:
- Click on Examinations in the left panel
- Click on Withdraw from an exam at the bottom of the centre panel and follow the steps
Transfers to a later session are not permitted. You must withdraw and reapply when you wish to take the examination.
Getting a partial refund of your MCCQE Part I application fee
You will be eligible for a partial refund only if you withdraw your application through your physiciansapply.ca account, by the withdrawal deadline date. The withdrawal deadline date for the spring 2018 session is Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018– 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time. The withdrawal deadline date for the fall 2017 session was Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 – 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time.
If you are eligible for a refund, your MCCQE Part I application fee will be returned to your physiciansapply.ca account minus an administrative fee to process the withdrawal. These funds will remain in your account for future use.
Any funds that are not used for three full calendar years will be forfeited as of December 31 of the third full calendar year.
Withdrawing after the deadline date or being absent on the day of the exam
All fees will be forfeited if you did not withdraw before the withdrawal deadline date or if you are absent on exam day.
You will be eligible for a partial refund only if you withdraw your application through your physiciansapply.ca account, by the withdrawal deadline date.