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Physician Licensing

Medical Profession Licensing Requirements in Yukon

All physicians wishing to practice medicine in Yukon must have the following:

  • licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, and
  • hold either a certificate of fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or a specialty certification issued by the Collège des médecins du Québec on or after October 16, 2007) or
  • the College of Family Physicians of Canada (or a family medicine certificate issued by the Collège des médecins du Québec on or after October 16, 2007)

OR

  • hold a current full licence in another Province or Territory of Canada that is a party to the Agreement on Internal Trade.

Candidates who wish to apply for a full and unrestricted licence to practice medicine in Yukon for the first time should visit physiciansapply.ca.  

The following applicants should continue to use YMC's paper-based forms:

  • Physicians currently licensed to practice in Yukon and wanting to renew their licence
  • Medical post-graduates
  • Medical students
  • Professional Corporations

Please note: The average time to process an application is 4 weeks, please allow sufficient time to process your application.


Yukon Limited Licence Requirements for Family Physicians

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Yukon Medical Council - www.yukonmedicalcouncil.ca