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Registration & Licensing Statistics

  • Licensing Data as of June 30, 2023

    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 Licence2,7181,1611,557
    Full Licence (Atlantic Registry)601842
    Defined Licence581840
    Academic Licence8484
    Temporary (Locum) Licence17611
    Clinical Assistant3434
    Defined Licence – Fellowship3333
    Full Licence – Postgraduate Training13211
    Restricted Licence502525
    Defined Licence – Term

    Physicians in training:

    Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training Physicians
    Postgraduate Training533
    Postgraduate Practising45
    Clincal Assessments6

    Medical students:

    Total Medical Students349

    Licensing Statistics for the period: April 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

    Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
    Family Medicine121180
    All other497446

    Physician Age Distribution