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Canada Matching of IMG in Canada?

I wanted to ask about matching in Canada for Canadian IMG ? is it difficult ?? what is the % of being matched ?
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and another question
if a canadian wants to apply for US matching - he must do the mccee exam before ? please say no !
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and another question
if a canadian wants to apply for US matching - he must do the mccee exam before ? please say no !
For J-1 visa requirements, yes you need to take QE.
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For J-1 visa requirements, yes you need to take QE.
for J1 visa....canadians need to do the EE not QE exam
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for J1 visa....canadians need to do the EE not QE exam
Same difference
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How lucky am I ?
when do I have to prove that I have done MCCEE ? like when I do the interviews or when match results are announced ( in March) or when residency programs start ??
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How lucky am I ?
when do I have to prove that I have done MCCEE ? like when I do the interviews or when match results are announced ( in March) or when residency programs start ??
when you apply for statement of need from canada to obtain the J1 visa....after you match
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when you apply for statement of need from canada to obtain the J1 visa....after you match
so lets say that I want to apply for residency in September, so I have duration of 6 months to do the MCCEE ( from September till march ) ?
right ?

btw MCCEE is the one that is similar to step2 CK ?
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so lets say that I want to apply for residency in September, so I have duration of 6 months to do the MCCEE ( from September till march ) ?
right ?

btw MCCEE is the one that is similar to step2 CK ?
You need to have a pass grade on ur EE when u apply for the visa after the match. The EE is only given during specific months so check in www.mcc.ca.
Here's a link for the j1 visa: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/hhr-r.../cat_b-eng.php
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