* This is a database of registered Newfoundland and Labrador Doctors.

Licensing Policies

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador regulates the practice of medicine in the public interest by direction of the Medical Act, 2011 and the Medical Regulations, 2023, ensuring that physicians registered and licensed in the province have the necessary education, training, and experience.

All physicians who practice medicine in Newfoundland and Labrador must be registered and licensed with the College.

The licensing policies below outline the minimum requirements of the College. All physicians licensed within the province are expected to comply with all College policies.

This list below is not currently an all-encompassing comprehensive listing of policies to acquire and continue to hold a licence. This page will be updated as policies are updated and developed.

Licensing PoliciesEffective DateAdditional Information
Acceptable Alternatives to Certification Eligibility June 1, 2023
Approved Jurisdiction Provisional to Full Licence June 1, 2023FAQs
Clinical Assistant Licence November 23, 2023
Continuing Professional Development May 22, 2024
Currency of PracticeOctober 31, 2023
English Language Proficiency November 23, 2023
Provisional Licence - Family MedicineMay 22, 2024
RCPSC Practice Eligibility Route to Licensure June 28, 2023
Required Examinations for Clinical Assistant Licence June 21, 2023