If you are new to McGill, you must create an account using the McGill web-based application system (the "Web-App" system) to build and submit your application to the University. A step-by-step guide is found in the 'Consult' section at the link provided below. If you require assistance, use the Help function found at the top right of each page or contact Enrolment Services at 514-398-7878
The Faculty of Medicine of McGill University conducts a thorough, multi-criteria evaluation of applications to its programs. We attend to each candidate's academic and non-academic achievements. Screening and selection processes are continually scrutinized, in an effort to ensure transparency and fairness to all candidates.
Please use the subcategories on the left to have detailed information on the supporting documents required for admission.
Applicant categories are organized first by the applicant's citizenship or residency status (in-province, out-of-province, international, etc.) and then by level of academic attainment (CEGEP student, university sudent, international medical graduate).
Certain categories have special conditions of admission. Use the menu on the left to determine your applicant category. You must establish your category before submitting an application.
Document code = REFn
Applicants to the MDCM & PhD program
Applicants to the combined MDCM & PhD program are required have TWO (2) letters of reference submitted from individuals who have acted as mentors/supervisors for the applicant’s research activities. The reference letters should address the applicant's:
Category Code: MD-ROQ-IMG
To be eligible, applicants must hold a medical degree from an accredited medical school recognized by the World Health Organization, must complete the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Exam (MCCEE), must provide a Medical Student Performance Report or Evaluation ("Dean's Letter") from their medical school, and proof of English or French proficiency. For more details on the program and its requirements, go to M.D.,C.M. for IMG.
This admissions pathway is open to international (non-North American) medical graduates (IMGs) who are residents of Québec and grants advanced standing to the McGill Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery program and allows the candidate to obtain the M.D.,C.M. degree in two years. The number of positions available is contingent on the number of attritions from previous years, will vary and may include years where there are no positions available.
Document Code = POCR
Applicants to the M.D.,C.M. or joint programs are required to submit proof of citizenship or permanent residency and, where applicable, proof of Quebec residency. To be considered a Quebec resident as outlined by the Quebec government, please see: http://www.mcgill.ca/legaldocuments/quebec.
Document Codes = CVPN and VERL
Applicants are required to submit a Curriculum vitae and Personal Narrative (CVPN) and a List of Verifiers (VERL) who can attest to the veracity of the entries in the CV.
Instructions for the CVPN and VERL can be downloaded here:
- CVPN Instructions:
Download the CVPN and VERL templates here: