Medical Council of Canada

September 2022 NAC Examination application is now open

September 2022 NAC Examination application is now open

May 10, 2022

We are pleased to confirm that, beginning May 10, 2022, the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) will open registration for an in-person delivery of the National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) Examination.

The MCC plans to offer the exam on September 17 and 18, 2022, at various examination centres across Canada. Application for this session can be completed through your physiciansapply.ca account and will close on May 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time (ET).

Exam results will be available in time to meet the 2023 CaRMS R-1 Main Residency Match deadline. To obtain information on the NAC Examination and the 2023 CaRMS R-1 Main Residency Match, please click here.

The NAC Examination can be taken at any available examination centre and will be accepted by residency program directors regardless of where the exam took place. You do not have to take the exam in the province in which you will apply for residency.

Please be advised that our website continues to be updated with additional information. For more details on the NAC Examination, please consult our FAQs.