In Québec, under Section 33 of the Medical Act, the issue of a permit to practice gives the applicant the right to practice medicine in the discipline concerned. A new application for a permit must be followed by the First registration on the membership roll. Please refer to the fee structure.
The Regulation respecting the terms and conditions for the issuance of the permit and specialist’s certificates by the Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ) determines the conditions for the issue of permits and the rules governing access to the medical profession.
You have trained in Québec, Canada or United States (USA)
Please refer to the page "regular" permit - training in Québec, Canada, USA.
You are an international medical graduate (IMG)
There are two pathways:
You will find on physiciansapply.ca website, under the tab ORIENTATION, the module Orientation communication and cultural competence. We encourage you to consult this program to familiarize yourself with the Canadian requirements (CanMEDS roles). Furthermore, " Cases studies " give examples of everyday medical practice in Canada.
You are a medical graduate from a Faculty of medicine in France
Please refer to the page restrictive permit - ARM Québec-France.