Physicians in Nova Scotia

An Orientation for International Medical Graduates

Physicians in Nova Scotia is a joint project of Labour, Skills, and Immigration and Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).

Are you an International Medical Graduate (IMG) and want to work as a physician in Nova Scotia?


Physicians in Nova Scotia provides you with an overview of working in healthcare in Nova Scotia. Learn more about the different physician roles and how to become licensed to practice medicine in Nova Scotia.

Physicians in Nova Scotia is organized into five sections. Each section covers a group of related topics. You can read the topics that interest you by looking through the site or using the search option at the top.

Canadian Overview

Nova Scotia Overview

Getting Licenced 

Working as a Physician

Other Topics


Check the Frequently Asked Questions.

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)
6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120 (second floor)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3L 4P1


Phone: 902-423-3607
Toll free in Nova Scotia: 1-866-431-6472