2021-22 Timeline

Last updated: April 12, 2021 10:43 a.m. PDT

 

Dates Milestone/Deadline
Jan. 25 – Feb. 21, 2021 MCC Qualifying Exam 1 Session Dates
First Sitting of MCCQE1 in 2021
Please refer to mcc.ca for details.
Apr. 27 – Jun. 16, 2021 MCC Qualifying Exam Session Dates
2nd Sitting of MCCQE1 in 2021
Please refer to the mcc.ca for details.
Jul. 13 – Jul. 28, 2021 MCC Qualifying Exam 1 Session Dates
3rd Sitting of MCCQE1 in 2021
Please refer to mcc.ca for details
Aug. 15, 2021 CAP Online Applications Open 
The online application portal opens automatically at 12:00AM (PST)
Sept. 1 – Sept. 22, 2021 MCC Qualifying Exam 1 Session Dates (Last sitting)
Last sitting of MCCQE1 in 2021 accepted by CAP
Please refer to mcc.ca for details
Sept. 2021 NAC Examination – Fall Session (Last sitting)
Last sitting of NAC in 2021 accepted by CAP 
Please refer to the NAC website for details.
Sept. 30, 2021 CAP Online Application Closes
The online application portal closes automatically at 11:59PM (PST)
Sept. 30, 2021 Physiciansapply.ca Profile Sharing Deadline
All relevant documents must be shared and verified through via physiciansapply.ca by deadline. Late documents are not accepted, with the exception of pending examination results. Please refer to the Application Process page for sharing instructions.
Sept. 30, 2021 Supporting Document Sharing
Proof of Permanent Residency and other non-PhysiciansApply supporting documents must be shared to imgbc.postgrad@ubc.ca by 11:59PM PST. Submissions after this time are considered late and will not be accepted. Please refer to the Application Process page for instructions.
Sept. – Nov. 2021 CAP Application Review Period 
Applicants will be notified via email on their application status shortly after submission. “Accepted” applications are then further reviewed for consideration as candidates for participation in the CAP MMI. Incomplete and ineligible applications will appear as “Declined.” Applications awaiting MCC examination scores will remain as “In Progress.”
Oct. 4, 2021 CaRMS 2021 R-1 Match Applications Opens
Please refer to carms.ca for details.
Nov. 25, 2021 September sessions MCC Examination Scores Sharing
Applicants that sat the September MCCQE1 and NAC OSCE sessions must share a passing score by 11:59PM PST. Failure to share examination results by the deadline will result in a “Declined” Application. Applications with passing scores will be “Accepted” and will be further reviewed for consideration as candidates for participation in the CAP MMI.
Dec. 2021 CAP Candidate Position Offers
CAP position offers to be sent out via email to applicants. Applicants are given 48 hours to respond to accept or decline the offer.
Dec. 2021 Multiple Mini Interview (MMI)
Successful candidates will be invited to participate in the 2021 CAP Virtual MMI. Details are provided upon position acceptance.
Jan. 2022 CAP results sent to CaRMS
CAP letters are sent directly to CaRMS from CAP. Letters are sent to candidates shortly after CaRMS submission deadline.
Jan. 31, 2022* at 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET CaRMS Application Submission Deadline
Please refer to carms.ca for details. CAP does not participate in the CaRMS file review, interviewing, or any post-submission processes.
Summer 2022 IMG Resident Orientation
Matched IMG Residents will participate in a mandatory orientation prior to the start of R-1 residency.

*Please note that dates provided by the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) and the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) are not guaranteed by CAP and may be subject to change.