Last updated July 22, 2022

Université Laval
Université de Sherbrooke
Université de Montréal
McGill University

2023 Cycle Information

Criteria applicable for all medical graduates; for specific information, please see tabs.

The 2023 provincial criteria is currently under review.

Please note that the criteria on this page is from the 2022 match. Updated criteria will be posted on this page in the upcoming months, once it has been reviewed by the province.

CRITERIA FOR ALL MEDICAL GRADUATES

GENERAL INFORMATION To be eligible in Quebec, candidates must hold a medical degree from a Canadian or US medical school, a DO degree from a school accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association or a degree from outside Canada or the United States (IMG).

They must be in the second year of a family medicine residency or have passed the family medicine certification examination of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

LICENSING BODY Collège des Médecins du Québec
SOURCE OF FUNDING Positions are funded by the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec (unless otherwise specified). Some non-Ministry of Health positions may be available with another funding source; they are identified as such.
TRAINING LEVEL ELIGIBILITY Subspecialty: Enhanced skills

Training level: Current or previous Canadian Family Medicine training

Eligibility details:
Contingent régulier (Regular quota)

  • Current residents, R2s (year 2), registered in Family Medicine Training Programs in Québec

AND/OR

  • Have completed Family Medicine Training Programs in Québec in the Contingent régulier.

 

Contingent particulier (Particular quota):

  • Current residents, R2s (Year 2), registered in Family Medicine Training Programs, outside Quebec

AND/OR

  • Current residents, R2s (Year 2), registered in Family Medicine Training Programs, in Québec, in contingent particulier positions.

AND/OR

  • Residents who have completed Family Medicine in Québec and were in the contingent particulier positions

AND/OR

  • Residents who have completed Family Medicine in another province.

 

Subspecialty: Enhanced skills

Training level: Current or previous US Family Medicine training

Eligibility details:

Contingent particulier (Particular quota):

  • Current residents, R2s (Year 2), registered in Family Medicine Training Programs, in the United States

AND/OR

  • Residents who have completed Family Medicine in the United States.

 

Candidates must be able to start their training at the latest on June 3, 2024.

RESTRICTIONS

 

For NON MOH (non-Ministry of Health funded positions), candidates who obtained their MD in Québec and who have completed or currently completing residency training in Québec (whether in the contingent régulier or the contingent particulier) are not eligible.

The following candidates are not eligible to apply under this stream:

  • Candidates who obtained their MD in Québec and who have completed or currently completing residency training in Québec
  • Visa trainees
  • Applicants from the Canadian Armed Forces

Trainees admitted in an Enhanced skills program in Québec are not eligible to apply in the Match to change programs.

MATCH STREAMS
  • Positions in the contingent régulier are available to residents already training (or who have previously trained) in Quebec in the contingent régulier.
  • Positions in the contingent particulier are available to residents already training (or who have previously trained) in Quebec in the contingent particulier or currently training in other provinces or the United States.
  • Non-ministry funded positions: positions can be offered to candidates who obtained their MD from a Canadian Medical School outside Québec and to candidates who are currently completing residency training in Family Medicine outside Québec.
    • Not eligible for the Non MOH stream: Candidates who obtained their MD in Québec and who have completed or currently completing residency training in Québec

Matched candidates enter the program at the R-3 level.

CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS
Accepted Citizenship types
Canadian citizen
Canadian permanent resident
U.S. citizen
VISA student
Accepted Citizenship documents
Canadian Citizenship Card (both sides of card)
Canadian Permanent Resident Card (both sides of card)
Certificate of Canadian Citizenship
Canadian Birth Certificate or Act of Birth
Confirmation of Permanent Residence in Canada
Deadline for providing Citizenship documents
File review opening

Visa residents are eligible only if they are already registered in residence in Quebec.

CaRMS is partnering with third-party organizations to automate the verification of citizenship/legal status required by postgraduate offices for entry into residency. Third-party verification simplifies the process for applicants and programs. All applicants who do not receive third-party citizenship verification will be required to upload and assign an acceptable proof of citizenship document. Please see additional information here.

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR CANADIAN MEDICAL GRADUATE

A Canadian Medical Graduate (CMG) or U.S. Allopathic Medical Graduate (USMG) is an individual who received their medical degree from a medical school accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) or the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

PROOF OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY See program descriptions.
MEDICAL COUNCIL OF CANADA EXAMS N/A
RETURN OF SERVICE (ROS) REQUIREMENTS None
MEDICAL EDUCATION MD degree required
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION N/A

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL GRADUATES

An International Medical Graduate (IMG) is an individual who received their medical degree from a medical school that is listed with the World Directory of Medical Schools (World Directory) published by the Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) and the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).

A U.S. Osteopathic Medical Graduate (USMG- Osteo) is an individual who received their medical degree from an accredited Osteopathic medical school.

PROOF OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY See program descriptions
MEDICAL COUNCIL OF CANADA EXAMS If an IMG is already training in Canada or in the United States, there is no additional requirements for this match.
RETURN OF SERVICE (ROS) REQUIREMENTS None
MEDICAL EDUCATION Recognition of the equivalency of the MD degree:

Not required for IMG already training in Canada/United States.

To apply, IMGs must be currently registered in a Québec Medical School in the contingent régulier or the contingent particulier or in another Faculty of Medicine in Canada or the United States.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION N/A

Start typing and press Enter to search