Documents

There are several documents that make up a residency application.

Not all documents are required for all programs or matches. Always consult the program descriptions for specific requirements. You should review these descriptions regularly to make sure you are aware of the latest requirements, as modifications are made throughout the year.

The document types below include the various document types you may be asked to include in your applications to programs.

Medical school transcripts

Medical school transcripts
A medical school transcript is a list of marks from your undergraduate medical education. Read more »

MSPR/dean’s letter

Medical Student Performance Record (MSPR/dean’s letter)
The MSPR/dean’s letter is a letter of standing from the dean or principle of your medical school. Read more »

Canadian citizenship documents

Canadian citizenship documents
Citizenship documents can include a Canadian birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card and more. Read more »

Letters of reference

Letters of reference
Letters of reference are letters or evaluations recommending you for further medical training. Read more »

Personal letters

Personal letters
Personal letters are written by applicants to introduce themselves to programs. Read more »

Photograph

Photograph
Photographs are used as a reminder to help programs identify applicants at the time of ranking. Read more »

Examinations and assessments

Examinations and assessments
Examinations and assessments can include MCC, NAC OSCE, language assessments and more. Read more »

Extra documents

Extra documents
Extra documents can include curriculum vitaes (CVs), evaluation rotations and more. Read more »