Pathways that follow Independent licensure

Family physicians

Apply for certification from the College of Family Physicians through 'Recognized Training and Certification from Outside of Canada'

Pathway (C)

If eligible, apply to CPSNS for Full Licence eligibility assessment

Secure a job offer

Apply to CPSNS for Full Licence

Pathway (D)

If ineligible, apply to CPSNS for referral to Nova Scotia Practice Ready Assessment Program (NSPRAP)

Accepted for Clinical Field Assessment (CFA) with NSPRAP

Apply to CPSNS for Clinical Assessment Licence

After successful CFA, apply to CPSNS for Defined Licence