Proof of Program Completion

Proof of program completion is required:

  • as proof of eligibility to sit the Fellowship Examination
  • as part of a successful candidate’s application for Fellowship

Proof of program completion may be submitted as any one of the following documents:

  • a letter from the Dean or Program Director confirming the dates when program requirements were satisfied
  • an official transcript indicating completion
  • a copy of the specialty diploma certified by the issuing institution

We highly recommend that documents be sent electronically to RCDC.

All electronic documents must be sent directly from the university to, using an official institutional email address, or via an official credential verification service used by the university (such as Parchment or National Student Clearinghouse). Electronic documents sent by candidates are not accepted.

While we recommend that documents be sent electronically, we do accept original documents sent by mail to our office. In this case, we recommend that the Membership Department be notified via email ( ahead of time. However, please note that original documents (including originals of diplomas) will not be returned to candidates

Please note that we do not accept copies of documents certified by a notary.

Please reach out to for any questions regarding the submission of the proof of program completion.