Applicant Fees

Effective January 2023

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 $625
Acupuncture (AC) Certification Application $525
Chinese Herbology (CH) Certification Application $525
Reinstatement to Active Diplomate Status $490 – $690

Change Certification Application as a Candidate
with Unexpired Application:

Acupuncture to Oriental Medicine Application program $200
Chinese Herbology to Oriental Medicine Application  program $200
Oriental Medicine to Acupuncture or Chinese Herbology program $125
Submission of an NCCAOM Request Form 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*

Exam English Language Foreign Language
Acupuncture with Point Location Module $325 $400
Foundations of Oriental Medicine Module $325 $400
Chinese Herbology Module $325 $400
Biomedicine Module $325 $400

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

Other Fees

Fee Name Fee
Exam Language Change (English, Chinese, Korean) $125
Exam Result and Certification Verification Fee
(open, non-expired) application
Exam Result and Certification Verification Fee (expired) application $160
Copy of Records $35