Reference documents are an essential part of an application, so the applicants who’ve asked you to provide one are counting on you to submit it on time so it can be processed into their account before it’s time for programs to review references.
Submission deadlines depend on how you are submitting your reference You can send hardcopy references by mail, or submit references electronically through your CaRMS Online referee account.
2020 R-1 Main Residency Match
Sending your reference by mail?
First iteration: Ensure the document arrives before November 20, 2019
Second iteration: Ensure the document arrives before March 13, 2020
Submitting your reference through CaRMS Online?
First iteration: Ensure the document is submitted before November 26, 2019
Second iteration: Ensure the letter is submitted before March 18, 2020