To be eligible for the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part I, you must be:
- a graduate or student* from a Canadian medical school that is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS).
- a graduate or student* from a U.S. medical school that is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
- an international medical graduate or student* from an approved medical school, or a graduate or student* from a U.S. school of osteopathic medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association,and who holds a valid pass standing on the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE). An international medical graduate or a U.S. osteopath who has been granted an exemption from the MCCEE based on Canadian or American board specialty certification is also eligible for the MCCQE Part I.
* Students must be fully expected to complete all requirements to graduate
on or before November 30 of that calendar year for eligibility to the spring MCCQE Part I session, and
on or before March 30 of the following calendar year for eligibility to the fall MCCQE Part I session. More information on applying for the MCCQE Part I as a student.
If you meet the above eligibility criteria,
click here for your Application Steps.