International Medical Graduates (IMGs)
Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants
HealthForceOntario's Access Centre is the centralized point of access for all Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHPs) in Ontario seeking information and advice about the licensing process and alternative career options. Services for IMG's include: licensing and registration information; referral to relevant organizations and community resources; information sessions, online webnars, and multi-week courses focused on various topics; Advisor assistance to validate decisions and provide information on available supports and services; interview preparation resources and individual preparation; and on-site reference materials. All of these services are free of charge.
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International Medical Graduates on Employment Authorizations (Work Visas)
IMGs who are funded by an outside government may be accepted into residency programs upon entering a contractual agreement with the University. This agreement requires that the sponsoring agency pay a yearly tuition fee to the University and a salary to the trainee which is in keeping with the PAIRO-OCOTH agreement. At the conclusion of training, the trainee is expected to return to their country of origin.
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