If you are a physician or an osteopath visiting Alberta for a specific, short-term activity as a medical instructor, medical learner or clinician, you require temporary registration on the Courtesy Register.
Criteria & how to apply
You must be sponsored by the Alberta-registered physician who will supervise you during your short-term activity. Have your sponsor complete the Sponsorship Form for Temporary Registration and return it to you to submit with your application package.
Application forms & instructions
Visiting Medical Instructor: in Alberta for up to 30 days in a calendar year to provide medical instruction or demonstration involving direct patient contact.
Visiting Medical Learner: in Alberta for up to 90 days in a calendar year to receive medical instruction which may involve direct patient contact.
Visiting Clinician: in Alberta for up to 30 days in a calendar year to provide medical services during a specified event, which may require the authority to write prescriptions and/or order diagnostic tests. Physicians who attend only non-Albertan members of a contingent with whom they travel do not require registration (e.g., sports teams, travel groups, etc.)