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What are the overall costs of being a sponsor? How much does it cost to apply?

Posted April 10, 2024

Prospective sponsors pay a non-refundable application fee of $3,500 + GST. This cost goes toward the assessment of the sponsor application.

If approved, the sponsor is responsible for financially supporting the physician from CPSA registration and assessments through to independent practice in the community.

Assessment fees range from $9,000 – $35,000 depending on the assessments the successful physician candidate must undergo. Other costs to support the successful physician candidate can range up to $100,000, which includes costs like incentives, relocation support, stipend during the assessments, support with work permits, site visit costs, etc.