Acceptable medical schools as defined in the Model Standards for Medical Registration in Canada

Have a medical degree from:

  • a medical school listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (World Directory)1 at the time the candidate completed the program; or
  • a school of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation; or
  • a Canadian or US medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education or the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical School


  • the medical school must be identified in the World Directory and include the Canada sponsor note
  1. The World Directory combines the FAIMER’s International Medical Education Directory and the World Federation for Medical Education Avicenna Directory’s data.