Referral Forms


If you do not know which department to refer your patient to, contact the New Patient Referral Centre (NPRC) at 416 946 4575.

Patient Eligibility

Canadian Patients

Any patient that has a valid Canadian provincial or territorial health card or Canadian federal health insurance can be referred to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

International Patients

All international patient referrals must go through the UHN International Patient Program (IPP).

Contact the International Patient Program to refer international patients »

Who can be referred to Princess Margaret?

Canadian Patients

Any patient that has a valid Canadian provincial or territorial health card or Canadian federal health insurance can be referred to Princess Margaret.

Referral Tips

  • You can refer your patient by cancer type or by department.
    Note: All leukemia referrals are considered urgent.
  • If you do not know the department to refer your patient to, contact the New Patient Referral Centre (NPRC) at 416 946 4575.
  • If you wish to refer an international patient, contact the UHN International Patient Program (IPP) at ipp@uhn.ca or 416 603 5015. 

​Urgent Referrals

If your patient needs immediate, urgent care, you must contact a physician directly. You can find lists of the physicians in the various departments in each department’s referral guide.


If you are referring a patient with leukemia, please see the Referral Guide for Medical Oncology and Hematology [PDF, opens in new window] to find a list of physicians you can refer your patient to.

International Patient Referrals

Your patient is considered an international patient if they:

  • Are not a resident of Canada
  • Are a Canadian citizen living abroad
  • Live in Canada but do not have landed immigrant status
  • Do not have Ontario or other Canadian provincial or federal health insurance

All international patient referrals must go through the UHN International Patient Program (IPP). 

IPP Contact
Email: ipp@uhn.ca
Phone: 416 603 5015

Visit the International Patient Program for details on referring international patients »

How to Refer a Patient to Princess Margaret

You can refer a patient through the following programs and departments:

  • Diagnostic Assessment Program (DAP)
  • Department of Medical Oncology & Hematology (DMOH) and Department of Radiation Oncology (DRO)
  • Department of Surgical Oncology (DSO)

If you do not know which program or department to refer your patient to, contact the New Patient Referral Centre (NPRC) at 416 946 4575 or NewPatientRegistrationAndReferrals@uhn.ca.

​Urgent Referrals

If your patient needs immediate, urgent care, you must contact a physician directly. You can find lists of the physicians in the various departments in each department’s referral guide.

Note: All leukemia referrals are considered urgent. If you are referring a patient with leukemia, please see the Referral Guide for Medical Oncology and Hematology [PDF, opens in new window] to find a list of physicians you can refer your patient to.

Last reviewed: 9/10/2019
Last modified: 9/11/2019 2:10 PM