Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part One (MCCQE 1)

This is an exam which must be completed to continue into postgraduate training in Canada.  Over a full day, this computer-based test assesses your knowledge, clinical skills, and attitudes.


  • As a medical student, you can take this exam during the final year of medical school.
  • If you hold a complete set of US licensing examinations (all steps of USMLEs, FLEX, COMLEX, or NBME) you do not need to sit any MCC examinations, including the MCCQE1 and the MCCQE2.
  • A variety of testing centres are located within Canada.
  • Application and eligibility information can be found here.