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The route for NCCAOM certification – Route 8: Certification for California Licensed Acupuncturists is a time-limited opportunity.

New Route became available on February 1, 2019 and close close on September 30, 2021.

The CA Route applications expire one year from the date of submission or on December 31, 2021 (whichever comes first). All certification requirements must be met within the year or before December 31, 2021 (whichever comes first).  The CA Route will close on September 30, 2021. Applicants with open, non-expired application on file as of September 30, 2021 will have time until December 31, 2021 to complete all requirements for NCCAOM certification  via CA Route. Any applicant who has not submitted all requirements as of December 31, 2021 will not be able to complete the certification process. Application fees are non-refundable.

Applicants who meet all eligibility requirements of Route 8 will be granted NCCAOM Oriental Medicine Certification without the requirement of taking the NCCAOM examinations.

California Route 8 Eligibility Requirements

Click each requirement for details