Registration and licensing

All physicians and surgeons who practise in British Columbia must be registered and licensed with the College. The College ensures that only qualified, competent and ethical physicians and surgeons are granted registration and given a licence to practise in British Columbia.

Applying for registration

The College grants licensure in a variety of registration classes. Each class has their own registration and licensure requirements, limits, conditions and scope of practice.

All students, residents, and postgraduate trainees and fellows in BC training programs and all...
International medical graduates are physicians who have obtained their medical degree from a medical...
Applicants who meet the requirements of the full class of registration may engage in independent...
The College grants short-term registration for up to six months to physicians from other...
For physicians whose scope of practice is limited because they hold an academic, administrative...

Frequently accessed areas

Professional document that confirms a registrant’s full registration history, credentials and...
Under the Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) all registrants must undergo a criminal records check...
Physicians and surgeons who do not meet the requirements for registration and licensure in the full...
Identifier assigned to every individual who enters the Canadian medical educational or practice...
Moving away, parental leave, health leave, etc.

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