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Professional people meeting and greetingThe medical associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification. They also provide ongoing professional development, education, and networking opportunities.


Medical Council of Canada
1021 Thomas Spratt Place
Ottawa, ON K1G 5L5 Canada
Phone: +1-613-521-6012
Email: [email protected]

Canadian Medical Association
1410 Blair Towers Place Suite 500
Ottawa, ON K1J 9B9 Canada


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Provincial/Territorial regulatory bodies

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)
2700 – 10020 100 St. NW
Edmonton AB   T5J 0N3   Canada
Phone: +1-780-423-4764
Email : [email protected]

British Columbia
College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC)
300-669 Howe Street
Vancouver BC   V6C 0B4    Canada
Phone : +1-604-733-7758
Email : [email protected]

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM)
1000 – 1661 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB   R3J 3T7   Canada
Phone : +1-204-774-4344
Email : [email protected]

New Brunswick
College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick (CPSNB)
One Hampton Road, Suite 300
Rothesay NB   E2E 5K8   Canada
Phone : +1-506-849-5050
Email : [email protected]

Newfoundland and Labrador
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland & Labrador (CPSNL)
120 Torbay Road Suite W100
St. John’s NL   A1A 2G8  Canada
Phone : 709-726-8546
Email : [email protected]

Northwest Territories
Professional Licensing, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories
Box 1320, CST-8
Yellowknife NT   X1A 2P8  Canada
Phone : +1-867-920-8058

Nova Scotia
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
Suite 400 – 175 Western Parkway
Bedford NS  B4B 0V1   Canada
Phone : +1-902-422-5823
Email : [email protected]

Professional Licensing (Physicians), Department of Health and Social Services, Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 390
Kugluktuk NU   X0B 0E0   Canada
Phone: +1-867-982-7668
Email: [email protected]

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
80 College Street
Toronto ON   M5G 2E2   Canada
Phone: +1-416-967-2600

Prince Edward Island
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island (CPSPEI)
14 Paramount Dr.
Charlottetown PE   C1E 0C7   Canada
Phone : +1-902-566-3861
Email : [email protected]

Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ)
1250, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest, Bureau 3500
Montréal QC   H3B 0G2  Canada
Phone: +1-514-933-4441
Email: [email protected]

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS)
101 – 2174 Airport Drive 
Saskatoon SK   S7L 6M6 Canada
Phone: +1-306-244-7355
Email:  [email protected]

Yukon Medical Council
Box 2703 (C-18)
Whitehorse YT   Y1A 2C6   Canada
Phone: +1-867-667-3774
Email : [email protected]

Immigrant networks

Professional immigrant networks are organized, volunteer-run member-based associations or networks. They are created by and for immigrant professionals that seek to:

  • create a forum to contribute to and enrich their respective communities
  • provide opportunities for their members to find meaningful employment and achieve their professional goals.

Activities of these networks include networking events, mentoring, information sessions, professional development opportunities such as workshops, speaker events, and training and connections to employment opportunities.

Alberta International Medical Graduates Association (AIGMA)
The association consists of doctors trained or educated in countries other than Canada. It also includes individuals and organizations interested in the challenges facing International Medical Graduates (IMGs) in Alberta.

Nova Scotia
isans: Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia 
isans helps newcomer professionals with their full economic and social integration in the province of Nova Scotia.

Association of International Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (AIPSO)
This association is an independent professional non-profit that represents physicians and surgeons trained and licensed in jurisdictions outside Canada.

International Doctors Network (IDN)
This network allows internationally trained doctors to project a high level of professional support and connect colleagues to the various dimensions of Canadian society.

Philippine International Doctors United (PIDrU)
This network is a support group for immigrant Filipino doctors. It provides assistance in exam preparation for medical licensure and assistance in seeking employment in the healthcare field.


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