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.

   

ANMCB ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  

    

  • 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
    3. Submission of application, official transcripts and medical license
    4. Passing the required ANMCB examination administered by the Board
        
  • Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor, BCND
  • Board Certified Naturopath, BCN
  • Board Certified Traditional Naturopath, BCTN
  • Board Certified Doctor of Natural Medicine, BCDNM
  • Board Certified Doctor of Holistic Health, BCDHH
  • Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, BCHHP
  • Board Certified Nutritional Consultant, BCNC
  • Board Certified Master Herbalist, BCMH
  • Board Certified Natural Health Practitioner, BCNHP
    Applicants qualified to be designated in these Board Certified Titles must meet the following requirements at the time of submitting the application.
    1. Graduation from an accredited program approved by the Board
    2. Submission of application and official transcripts
    3. Passing the required ANMCB Examination administered by the Board
                                    
  • Board Certified Aromatherapist, BCA
  • Board Certified Master Iridologist, BCMI
  • Board Certified Holistic Fitness Specialist, BCHFS
  • Board Certified Flower Essence Therapist, BCFET
    Applicants qualified to be designated in these Board Certified Titles must meet the following requirements at the time of submitting the application.
    1. Submission of application and official transcript
    2. Graduation from an accredited program approved by the Board and/ or
    3. ANMCB Examination may be required to be administered by the Board



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.

          

  

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 $150.00 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 .

Please complete the ANMCB Application and select the certification title which reflects your edcuation. Submit requested documents, two letters of reference, along with payment 30 days prior to the ANMCB Exam date. To maintain the Board Certification you must renew annually by submitting 20 hour of natural health continuing education units and the renewal fee.