The recertification program is designed to ensure that NCCAOM Diplomates are performing activities to stay current within their practice area in a manner that benefits the safety and trust of the public as well as meeting the needs of the Diplomate.

Diplomates are responsible for renewing their certification every four years and are expected to maintain their status by participating in Professional Development Activities (PDA). Diplomates must earn a minimum of 60 PDA points during the four-year period immediately preceding the expiration of their certification. NCCAOM Diplomates are responsible for ensuring all PDA/CEU credits completed during the recertification cycle have been reported to their Recertification Transcript.

Click Here for detailed instructions on recertification processes.

As a courtesy, recertification reminders are sent to Diplomates at 365, 180, 90, 60 and then 30 days prior to the expiration date of their certification. Diplomates are ultimately responsible for ensuring the timely submission of their recertification application. Click here for application processing times.

Attention NCCAOM Diplomates

To ensure automated reporting of approved PDA points for PDA approved courses to the NCCAOM® Recertification Transcript, all NCCAOM Diplomates must enter their first and last name and their NCCAOM ID number as recorded in their Certification account when registering for a PDA approved course. The NCCAOM ID# cannot contain any characters, letters or leading zeroes,
it may have from 3 to 6 digits only.

Diplomates’ Feedback

Recertification process is very efficient! Thank you for saving us all so much valuable time and energy!


I went to look for answers to my own questions and quickly realized that the information was very easy to find. As were the videos and the instructions. In fact everything has been perfect so far. This is by far the best certification renewal I have ever had, and I have multiple licenses.


Almost all of my coursework was already reported, I was able to report a few other courses and submit my application online. Instructions are very easy to find and staff is very supportive and efficient. Thank you!