2025 Cycle: Eligibility & Supporting Documents are Now Posted. | 2025 Important Dates & Deadlines are Now Posted.

Residence Requirements

Applicants must be either a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Canada, as defined by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), and meet the residence in Alberta requirement.

All applicants to the 2025 Cycle of the AIMG Program must be either a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Canada, as defined by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Status achieved no later than August 30, 2024 @ 3:30 PM MT.

Status in Canada

Residence in Alberta

Applicants to the 2025 Cycle of the AIMG Program must substantiate that they are an Albertan by ONE of the following methods.

Option A

Full-time attendance at an accredited Alberta senior high school for two (2) or more years, at least two (2) semesters per academic year.

Option B

Physical presence (in-person attendance) at an accredited postsecondary institution in Alberta, in a full-time program for two (2) or more years, totaling a minimum of eight (8) months per academic year.

Option C

Physical presence and continuously living on a day-to-day basis in the province of Alberta for 24 weeks beginning December 01, 2023 through to May 18, 2024. Applicants using this criterion must be an Albertan: having valid Alberta government issued identification, maintaining identification from no other Canadian province or territory, and whose current health care benefits are funded by Alberta Health.

NOTE: Option C may be used by prospective applicants who have met all requirements to graduate from medical school by November 30, 2023 to accommodate those who are waiting to confer to be physically present and living on a day-to-day basis in Alberta.

These applicants must upload the required supporting documents below indicating residence in Alberta AND provide a letter from the Dean of their medical school on official stationery, confirming that, by November 30, 2023 they have met all requirements needed to confer.