Credentialing and privileging
All medical staff in accredited private medical/surgical facilities in British Columbia must undergo an appointment process. Privilege requests are made through the medical director of the facility.
Apply to be appointed
All medical staff in accredited non-hospital facilities in British Columbia must undergo an appointment process.
Application for appointment to a non-hospital medical/surgical facility:
Applications are accepted electronically or by paper. Incomplete applications will be returned to the facility.
Applications for appointment and all supporting documentation must be submitted to the facility’s medical director.
|Application type||Processing time||Fee|
|Routine (physicians, dentists, podiatrists)||60 days||
|Routine (surgical assist)||60 days||$150|
|Urgent (applies to all classes of applicants and depends on available resources)||5 business days (medical director to call NHMSFAP)||$1,000|