Annual Registration

As a current trainee who is continuing your training at McGill into a new academic year (from July 1), you must complete the following annual registration steps:


  • All residents and fellows must register annually for their training during a given academic year (academic year starts on July 1 and ends on June 30).
  • A registered trainee is considered a full-time student and entitles you to obtain a regular university identification card.
  • You must register in order to work as of July 1st and to appear on One45 (online evaluation and scheduling system). If you do not register by the June 2 deadline, you will be charged a late registration fee of $125. For more information regarding student fees, please go to the Student Accounts website.

Academic Year 2024-2025

Residents and Fellows must register for the 2024-2025 academic year between May 15 and June 3, 2024.

Steps to register:

  1. Make sure you have access to your Trainee Portal and Minerva as you will need both for a complete registration.
  2. Follow the registration steps as outlined in our Registration Guide.
  3. For Foreign Nationals, have a valid work permit. (Please check the expiry date on your work permit. If it expires in the next 3 months, you are required to obtain a new work permit. If you have not submitted the required documents, please send an email at [at] 

Please check the FAQs if you encounter issues during your registration process.

For more information, don’t hesitate to contact the Residency Coordinator responsible for your program.

Training Card

  • Residents and Fellows must apply for a CMQ training card for each year of training at McGill University.
  • The Collège des médecins (CMQ) sends instructions to trainees by email by mid-April.
  • The training card application deadline is May 15th.
  • The application is done online via the CMQ website.


  • An up-to-date Immunization Record is required of all McGill Residents and Fellows annually to be in good standing, to commence work and be paid.
  • Please send your completed immunization form to your base hospital.
  • To find out where you are based, please go to the Trainee Portal site to view your Virtual Training Card.
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