RCPSC Examination


Assessment Deadline


For SPRING Examinations – April

Residents must contact the Credentials Unit ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) by April 30th in the year before you intend to take the final surgical specialty examination. This is a deadline.  After this date, a penalty fee will apply. When contacting the Credentials Unit, you must provide the following information:

  1. your full name
  2. your surgical specialty
  3. the year you intend to take the final surgical specialty examination
  4. dates and rotations of your final years of residency training
  5. proposed end of training date
  6. name of your program director


Examination Registration - Spring and Fall


For SPRING Examinations


Examination registration deadline is February 1 of the year you write the examination.


For FALL Examinations

The Fall (subspecialty) Examination dates are now available on the Royal College Website at the following link:



For more information please see the RCPSC website: