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Get the licensing information you need to practice medicine in the province.

College Services Delivered Remotely

While the College has followed public health recommendations and closed its office location temporarily, all College services are being provided by staff working remotely. For updated information from the College follow us on Twitter.

How to File a Complaint

Your Guide to Filing a Complaint (PDF)

Report Sexual Misconduct

This is a confidential line to discuss concerns regarding sexual misconduct by physicians.

Public Inquiries

Public inquiries can include requesting information about: filing a complaint or accessing medical records.


The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia serves the public by regulating the province’s medical profession in accordance with the Nova Scotia Medical Act and its regulations. All physicians in Nova Scotia must be licensed by the College in order to practise medicine in the province.

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