How can I practice medicine as a general practitioner in Canada?

  1. Verify your medical school is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools
  2. Ensure you are a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners or a member of the American Board of Family Medicine
  3. Verify your documents with Physicians Apply
  4. Request an exemption from the examination from the College of Family Physicians of Canada
  5. Prepare to write the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination MCCQE1
  6. Choose a province and contact the appropriate regulatory authority for licensing
  7. Contact a physician recruiter specializing in general practitioners