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Certificates of Professional Conduct

Certificates of Professional Conduct are valid for 45 days from date of issue, prior to registration being granted, and must be submitted to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (College) by the issuing licensing authority. Certificates presented by the applicant will not be accepted by the College.

Reference Forms

Reference forms are valid for three (3) months from the date of issue, prior to registration being granted. References are to be provided using the College’s reference form. A written response addressing any YES answers must accompany completed reference forms.

Application Forms

Application forms are valid for six (6) months from the date of completion, prior to registration being granted. If a license has not been granted within six (6) months, the applicant will be required to provide updated information, such as activities, any new licenses since submitting the original application, in a manner acceptable to the Registrar.

The application fee submitted with the original application will remain valid for one (1) year.


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Approval Date

March 20, 2017

Review Date

March 2020