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Registration & Licensing Statistics

  • Licensing Data as of March 31, 2024

    This data represents a physician headcount, not a total of full-time equivalent practising physicians.

    Upon receipt of all required documents, a physician’s licence is typically approved in two to three days.

    License TypeTotalFamily MedicineAll Other
    Full Licence2,8201,1751,645
    Full Licence (Atlantic Registry)1103773
    Defined Licence812259
    Academic Licence8989
    Temporary (Locum) Licence1028
    Clinical Assistant3939
    Defined Licence – Fellowship3535
    Full Licence – Postgraduate Training22715
    Restricted Licence501337
    Defined Licence – Term

    Physicians in training:

    Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training Physicians
    Postgraduate Training527
    Postgraduate Practising56
    Clinical Assessments12

    Medical students:

    Total Medical Students411

    Licensing Statistics for the period: January 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024

    Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
    Family Medicine60130
    All other300524

    Physician Age Distribution