We know you have questions about the match. That’s why we’ve compiled some of our most frequently asked questions below.

If you can’t find an answer to your question, please contact our help desk.


Select your applicant type below for frequently asked questions specifically tailored to you.

Canadian medical graduates and US allopathic medical graduates

Canadian medical graduate (CMG)
FAQs for Canadian medical graduates and US allopathic medical graduates. Read more »

International medical graduates and US osteopathic medical graduates

International medical graduate (IMG)
FAQs for international medical graduates and US osteopathic medical graduates. Read more »


A variety of program and institution users use CaRMS services. Whether you are a program director or referee, we’re here to help.

To get started, select your user type below. The information in each section is specifically designed to help guide you through the match year.

Undergraduate office

Undergraduate office
FAQs for undergraduate office users. Read more »

Postgraduate office

Postgraduate office (deans and managers)
FAQs for postgraduate office users (deans and managers). Read more »

Program directors and administrators

Program directors and administrators
FAQs for program directors and administrators. Read more »

File reviewers/interviewers

File reviewers/interviewers
FAQs for file reviewers and interviewers. Read more »

Referee/reference providers

Referee/reference providers
FAQs for referees and reference providers. Read more »