Effective July 1, 2016

NCCAOM will accept credit card payments for certification and recertification applications through online submission only.

Security and protection of confidential information of its Diplomates and candidates is of vital importance to the NCCAOM. Visa, Master Card and now American Express payments may be submitted through the online application process.

  • Application Fees*
Application Type Online Application
Oriental Medicine (OM) Certification Application $595
Acupuncture (AC) Certification Application $475
Chinese Herbology (CH) Certification Application $425
Reinstatement to Active Diplomate Status $100

Change Certification Application as a Candidate
with Unexpired Application:

Acupuncture to Oriental Medicine Application program $220
Chinese Herbology to Oriental Medicine Application  program $220
Oriental Medicine to Acupuncture or Chinese Herbology program $100
Submission of an Appeal No Charge

* Application fees are due at the time the application is submitted to NCCAOM. All fees are payable in United States ($) dollars and are non-refundable.

  • Examination Fees*


English Language Foreign Language
Acupuncture with Point Location Module $300 $300
Foundations of Oriental Medicine Module $300 $300
Chinese Herbology Module $300 $300
Biomedicine Module $300 $300
Acupuncture Reinstatement Exam $450 N/A
Chinese Herbology Reinstatement Exam $450 N/A
Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology Reinstatement Exam $550 N/A
Oriental Medicine Reinstatement Exam $550 N/A

* Examination fees are payable by Credit Card to the Pearson VUE testing center at  the time of the examination scheduling.

  • Other Fees
Exam Result and Certification Verification Fee (active application)
Exam Result and Certification Verification Fee (expired application) $150
Score Verification Request $100
Copy of Records $25