Applicant Fees

Effective November 1, 2018

All NCCAOM applications are available 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 $500
Chinese Herbology (CH) Certification Application $500
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.

CA Reciprocal Route Application Fees*

NCCAOM Application Status
Application Application Fee
 Valid Application for Acupuncture Application for CA Reciprocal Route $375
  Valid Application for Oriental Medicine Application for CA Reciprocal Route $255
 Expired Application Application for CA Reciprocal Route $750

*To receive a credit for valid open NCCAOM application towards CA Reciprocal Route application fee, please send an email to [email protected] with your name and NCCAOM ID number in the subject line.

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*

Exam English Language Foreign Language
Acupuncture with Point Location Module $310 $310
Foundations of Oriental Medicine Module $310 $310
Chinese Herbology Module $310 $310
Biomedicine Module $310 $310

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

Other Fees

Exam Language Change (English, Chinese, Korean) $100
Exam Result and Certification Verification Fee
(open, non-expired) application
$45
Exam Result and Certification Verification Fee (expired) application $150
Copy of Records $25