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Get Ready to Renew Your Medical Licence and Corporation Permit

Each year you must renew your medical licence. If you practise within a corporation for which you are listed as a medical director, you must also renew your corporation permit.

Important Dates for Your Renewal

November 1-30: Renewal is Open

  • Renew your licence and corporation permit between November 1-30.

December 1: Late Fees Applied

  • Renewals received after November 30 are subject to a late fee.

January 1: License Expiry

  • Failure to renew your medical licence will result in your licence expiring on January 1:
    • You will not be allowed to practise medicine in Nova Scotia.
    • You will lose your hospital privileges.
    • You will not be paid through MSI or other insurers.

January 1: Permit Expiry

  • Failure to renew your permit will result in your permit expiring on January 1:
    • You will not be able to practise medicine under your corporation. 
    • You could suffer tax consequences if the Medical Corporation Permit expires.

Before you renew your medical licence and corporation permit, please review your renewal checklists:

Your Corporation Permit Renewal Checklist

To renew your corporation permit you will need: