2024 Admissions

Academic Records from Institutions of Higher-Learning (e.g., transcripts)

Academic records from every post-secondary institution (including exchange or study-abroad sessions) are required as part of the supporting documents of your application.  Unofficial copies can be uploaded via the online application system (see below).  Official copies need only to be sent if requested. The list of institutions that appear on your checklist are populated by the name of institutions in your application (step 1).  Be sure to indicate all institutions attended.

Please note that unofficial copies of transcripts must include the following information:
University name
Name and type of program
Student's name
Grades, credits, semesters/terms for each course

Additional policies

  • The Undergraduate Medical Admissions Office reserves the right to require official academic records at any time during the admissions process, and refuse admission, or rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between unofficial and official record(s) are found. Official transcripts sent to McGill University become the property of the University and will not be returned or forwarded to other institutions.
  • Transcripts written in a language other than English or French must be accompanied by a certified translation.
  • If requested, official copies of transcripts should be sent directly from your school to the following mailing address or by email: 

    Undergraduate Medical Admissions Office
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences 
    McGill University 1010 Sherbrooke St. W., Suite 1230 
    Montreal, QC, CANADA  H3A 2R7

    Emailmed.admissions [at] mcgill.ca 

How to upload your (unofficial) transcripts

Once an application has been received (i.e., step 1 has been completed), upload a clear copy of each of your transcripts via the Applicant Portal. Please note the exceptions below. These transcripts are considered unofficial but will be used for the preliminary review of your application.

Documents from international medical graduate (IMG) applicants

International medical graduates applying to the MDCM for IMG program are required to upload their transcripts and supporting documents the Applicant Portal. IMG applicants must also give permission to have their MCCQE1 test scores released to the Undergraduate Medical Admissions Office via the Medical Council of Canada's Physicians Apply web portal. For more information about the Medical School Performance Report (MSPR, also known as the Dean's Letter) see Letters of Reference


Transcripts from McGill University

Transcripts of studies at McGill University (post-1972) are automatically uploaded into your application's supporting document checklist item using your McGill ID number.

Transcripts from CEGEP

Transcripts of studies at any Quebec CEGEP are received directly from the Ministry. Transcripts received by the Ministry are considered official.

Transcripts sent by the school by official credential Service Provider

These include: 

  • Parchment 
  • Credentials Solutions
  • Bureau du cooperation interuniversitaire
  • National Student Clearinghouse
  • Digitary
  • My eQuals
  • eScrip-safe

These digital transcripts are processed by Enrolment Services.

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