The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Physician Credentials Repository is a secure online confidential database where you can permanently store and easily share your international medical credentials with Canadian medical regulatory authorities and other organizations registered with the MCC. From your physiciansapply.ca account, any international medical credential you submit for source verification will be automatically added to your portfolio in the repository.
There are two ways that you can give an organization access to your documents from the repository:
The instructions for both options are included below.
Securely share your credentials and documents that are in the repository with organizations registered with the MCC from your physiciansapply.ca account. Simply:
You can see the documents that are currently shared in your physiciansapply.ca account by clicking on Share and selecting the organization. The documents that you are currently sharing will be checked in the displaying window under Document sharing.
Credentials can also be unshared at any time from your account.
If an organization is not registered with the MCC, you can still give them access to documents in the repository through the File Transfer Service.
The MCC offers this file transfer service for:
Both the organization that will need to access the document(s) and the individual that is transferring the document(s) will need to complete steps to securely transfer documents from the repository.
The organization that will need to access the documents must create a File Access account by going to the File Access Service portal, click Create new account, and follow the instructions as prompted. There is no fee to set up this account. If the organization already has a File Access account, they can move on to step 2.
The organization then must provide the individual who will transfer the document(s) with the exact email entered when the account was created.
Once the organization has provided the email address used to create the account, the candidate can log in to their physiciansapply.ca account.
The candidate will:
The candidate must then proceed with payment to complete the file transfer request. A fee per document will apply. If more than 4 documents are being transferred to the same third party in a single transaction, the candidate will only be charged for 4 documents.
The candidate will receive a confirmation message of the file transfer request in their account.
The organization will receive an email when the files are transferred and must access the files within 30 days. After 30 days the request will expire.
The organization can access the documents by going to their File Access Service account and clicking on View next to Access files in the left panel.
The organization can click the eye icon to expand the list of documents that are currently transferred.
The candidate will receive a confirmation message when the files have been accessed.