CERTIFICATION BOARD REQUIREMENTS
AND RENEWAL INFORMATION

The American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board (ANMCB) is the national certifying agency for natural health care throughout the United States. Registered with the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs in Washington, D.C. ANMCB offers certification by examination, or recognition according to education and experience deemed equivalent.

BOARD CERTIFICATION RENEWAL INFORMATION

The ANMCB requires Board Certified professionals to renew each year. You are required to complete 20 hours of continuing education (CEU's) and submit documentation along with a $75.00 renewal fee in order to keep certification current. Continuing education is essential to staying current and effective in natural health care. The Board will accept 20 hours of CEU's from Natural Health Care Conferences, Conventions, Completed Courses, Seminars, Training Programs, Internship, and Research. Please contact us if you any questions regarding your renewal. Here is a link to print the ANMCB Renewal Form: ANMCB Renewal Form . The Board of ANMCB has approved Continuing Education Programs available for your sections: ANMCB's List of Approved Continuing Education Program .

The ANMCB offers the following titles of Certification:

  • Board Certified Naturopathic Physician (BCNP)
    Applicants qualified to be designated a Board Certified Naturopathic Physician must meet the following requirements at the time of submitting the application.
    1. Graduation from an accredited medical program approved by the Board,
    2. Hold a Current State Medical License approved by the board,
    3. Passing of the required examination administered by the Board.
    4. Submission of application, official transcripts and copy of Medical License.

  • Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor (BCND) / Naturopath (BCN) and
    Board Certified Traditional Naturopath (BCTN)
    Applicants qualified to be designated these Naturopath titles must meet the following requirements at the time of submitting the application.
    1. Graduation from a Naturopath program approved by the Board, and
    2. Passing of the required examination administered by the Board.
    3. Submission of application and official transcripts.
  • Board Certified Doctor Natural Medicine (BCDNM)/ Natural Medicine Practitioner (BCNMP)
    Applicants qualified to be designated a Board Certified Doctor Natural Medicine/Natural Medical Practitioner must meet the following requirements at the time of submitting the application.
    1. Graduation from an accredited medical program approved by the Board, and
    2. Passing of the required examination administered by the Board.
    3. Submission of application and official transcripts.

  • Board Certified Complementary & Alternative Health Care Practitioner - (BCCAHP)
    Applicants qualified to be designated a Complementary & Alternative Health Care Practitioner must meet the following requirements at the time of submitting the application.
    1. Graduation from a program approved by the Board, and
    2. Passing of the required examination administered by the Board.
    3. Submission of application and official transcripts

  • Board Certified Doctor Holistic Health (BCDHH) /or Holistic Health
    Practitioner (BCHHP)
    Applicants qualified to be designated a Board Certified Holistic Practitioner must meet the following requirements at the time of submitting the application.
    1. Graduation from a program approved by the Board, and
    2. Passing of the required examination administered by the Board.
    3. Submission of application and official transcripts.

  • Board Certified Nutritional Consultant (BCNC) / Holistic
    Nutritionist (BCHN) and
    Board Certified Master Herbalist (BCMH)
    Applicants qualified to be designated a Board Certified Nutritional Consultant/
    Holistic Nutritionist/or Master Herbalist must meet the following requirements
    at the time of submitting the application.
    1. Graduation from a program approved by the Board, and/or
    2. Passing of the required examination administered by the Board.
    3. Submission of application and official transcripts.

  • Board Certified Iridologist (BCI)
    Applicants qualified to be designated a Board Certified Iridologist must meet the
    following requirements at the time of submitting the application.
    1. Graduation from an accredited medical program approved by the Board,
    2. Passing of the required examination administered by the Board.
    3. Submission of application and official transcripts.

                              SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION

  • Board Certified Quantum Medicine Practitioner (BCQMP)
    Board Certified Quorum Nutritionist (BCQN)
    Applicants qualified to be designated as these Specialty Certification must meet the
    following requirements:
    1. Professional Recommendation,
    2. Passing of the required Examination,
    3. Submission of application and official transcripts.