Frequently Asked Questions: Medical (OMSAS)

Am I able to have more than 3 Confidential Assessment Forms for my application?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

No, the medical schools require applicants to submit a maximum of 3 references.

Am I able to use the same verifier numerous times for different sketch entries?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

Yes, you may use the same verifier for multiple sketch entries.

At the end of the application, I see a warning and/or an error. What do I do?

Read any errors or warnings carefully. If you have a warning, you can proceed with submitting your application. If you have an error, you must correct it before you can submit. Return to the screen mentioned in the error message and correct the error.

Can I submit my application if not all references have been received?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

Yes, you can submit your OMSAS application if your references have not been received. You can check the receipt of your documents within 1-3 business days after you submit your application. OMSAS does not notify you by email when they receive a reference. You are responsible for ensuring that we have received all supporting documentation…

For my OMSAS application, what happens if my international transcripts do not arrive by the deadline?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

OMSAS will send all transcripts to the medical schools, regardless of the date they arrive. It will be at the discretion of each medical school as to how they wish to proceed with late documents.

How can I find out which documents the OUAC received to support my application?

You can monitor when your processed documents (e.g., transcripts, online references) are received with the “Document Tracking” feature in your application. Receipt of miscellaneous documents is not displayed in Document Tracking. If you are concerned about whether we received a miscellaneous document, send us a message via Secure Applicant Messaging (SAM). If you attended or…

How do I make changes (e.g., an address change, a new transcript request, etc.) to my application after I submit it?

If you changed your application information or responded to an offer, the following steps are required to submit your changes: Scroll to the end and click “Save and Continue” to save your changes. Click “Review and Submit” in the Applications Links menu. Review your application information to ensure that you successfully saved your changes/responses. Scroll…

How do I pay for my application and transcript requests?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

Once you click “Review and Submit”, you begin the final submit process. As you follow the steps required to submit your application, your application fees and transcript request fees will be totalled, and you will be required to pay by credit/debit card.

How do I respond to an offer of admission?

Log in to your application and select “Choices/Offers” in the Applicant Links menu. If you received an offer of admission, it will be displayed on this screen. To respond to an offer, click the offer, which will lead you to the Response to Offer page.

How much does it cost to request an Ontario university/college transcript?

Universities and colleges can set their own transcript request fee amounts. As a result, they vary by institution. Check Transcript Request Fees for up-to-date university and college transcript request fees.