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FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Postgraduate Medical Education

Verifications & Replacement Certificates

McMaster PGME has a rich community of new and seasoned alumni. In this section, you will be able to find information on verification of your PGME training and replacement certificates.

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McMaster PGME is responsible for maintaining training records of all current and former PGME learners. The PGME office is able to provide confidential composite verifications of training directly to credentialing and licensing bodies.

How to Request

Requesting physicians need to make a written request, and sign an authorization letter to release their information.

Requests for verification and authorization letters can be emailed to postgd@mcmaster.ca

Please indicate if you prefer your request to be emailed, faxed, or mailed to the credentialing or licensing body. Regular mail deliveries can take up to 3 weeks for delivery, depending on the destination.

Verification and Delivery Fees

Verification service Associated fee
Verification of training (within two years of completing PGME training) No fee
Verification of training $50 CAD
Verification of performance and training $100 CAD

 

Delivery method Associated fee
Priority courier within Canada $10 CAD
Priority courier to an address in the US $25 CAD
Priority courier to an address outside North America $35 CAD

Payment can be mailed to:

Attn: (insert name if applicable)
McMaster University, Postgraduate Medical Education Office
1280 Main Street West, MDCL 3101A
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1
Canada

Cheques must be payable to: McMaster University
Please make clear your cheque is for a certificate

For MD (undergraduate) verification and/or transcript requests, please contact:

Undergraduate Medical Program
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, MDCL 3101
Hamilton Ontario L8S 4K1
Canada

Email: pacij@mcmaster.ca

Replacement certificates can be issued if you have lost, destroyed, or damaged your original certificate, of if you have changed your name.

To request a replacement certificate, please email pgmeres@mcmaster.ca 

Replacement certificates require the following fees:

Replacement Fee $60.00 CAD
Courier Fee
Within Canada $10.00 CAD
To the USA $25.00 CAD
To International Destinations $35.00 CAD

Payment can be mailed to:

Attn: (insert name if applicable)
McMaster University, Postgraduate Medical Education Office
1280 Main Street West, MDCL 3101A
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1
Canada

Cheques must be payable to: McMaster University
Please make clear your cheque is for a certificate

Please note that the courier service requires a signature of the receiving party. If it is undeliverable, the courier depot may hold the package for five days before returning it to the PGME Office. It will then be subject to further payment for another delivery.

Please allow three to four weeks for processing.