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 September 30, 2021 (whichever comes first). All certification requirements must be met within the year or before September 30, 2021 (whichever comes first).  The CA Route will close on September 30, 2021. Applications in process as of September 30, 2021 will be finalized if all requirements have been met. Any applicant who has not submitted all requirements as of September 30, 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

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