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Applying for a Licence to Practice in Saskatchewan

Last updated: July 2021

If you are considering applying for a licence to practise medicine in Saskatchewan, you should review the information regarding licensure set out below.


Family Physicians


With Canadian training

1.  Review the Requirements page.
2.  If you meet registration requirements, then proceed to the Application for Medical Registration to submit a Review of Qualifications.

With credentials that may be recognized by the College of Family Physicians of Canada

1.  Review the Requirements page.
2.  If you meet registration requirements, then proceed to the Application for Medical Registration to submit a Review of Qualifications.

Family Physicians - International Medical Graduates


If you do not fit into either of the preceding categories:

1.  Contact the provincial recruitment agency saskdocs to inquire about opportunities to practice in Saskatchewan.  You may be eligible for the Saskatchewan International Physician Practice Assessment Program (SIPPA). 
2.  Follow the instructions that saskdocs provides you. Saskdocs conducts prescreens for all SIPPA applicants. 


You must complete a prescreen with saskdocs as the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan will not accept a Review of Qualifications through the Application for Medical Registration.


Once a prescreen has been submitted to saskdocs, you will be advised by saskdocs or the CPSS if it is appropriate for you to submit a Review of Qualifications through the Application for Medical Registration.
 

Specialist Physicians


If you are a specialist physician with Canadian training

1.  Review the Requirements page.
2.  If you meet registration requirements, then proceed to the Application for Medical Registration to submit a Review of Qualifications.

If you are a specialist physician with credentials that may be recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

1.  Review the Requirements page.
2.  If you meet registration requirements, then proceed to the Application for Medical Registration to submit a Review of Qualifications.


 

When Applying through AMR

Ensure that you include the following on the application form:

- the dates and results of examinations including language proficiency examinations that you have written;
- the dates and locations of all undergraduate and postgraduate training;
- the dates and locations of all practice experience;
- completed Canadian medical examinations;
- certifications and other qualifications;
- medical education history;
- citizenship status;
- Medical Identification Number for Canada (MINC) if previously assigned.

Failure to disclose all of your educational and practice history may result in rejection of your application.

 

Fees for the Application for Medical Registration


There is a fee charged by the College to assess a physician’s eligibility for a licence to practise medicine as follows:


$500 + $25 GST  Payment will be made through the Application for Medical Registration portal.
The assessment fees and taxes are non refundable. 


To Apply

If you wish to proceed with applying to Saskatchewan through the Application for Medical Registration, assemble all of the required documents and information set out below: 
- the dates and results of examinations including language proficiency examinations that you have written;
- the dates and locations of all undergraduate and postgraduate training;
- the dates and locations of all practice experience;
- completed Canadian medical examinations;
- certifications and other qualifications;
- medical education history;
- citizenship status;
- Medical Identification Number for Canada (MINC) if previously assigned.

When you complete the AMR form you will be required to disclose all of your educational and practice history. Failure to do so may result in rejection of your application.

   
 
 

Communicating with Registration Services at the CPSS


Please communicate with the College via e-mail only:  cpssreg@cps.sk.ca

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
101 - 2174 Airport Drive 
Saskatoon, SK  S7L 6M6

FAX: (306) 244-0090

DO NOT send original documents to the College unless requested to do so.

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