Under the Health Professions Act, to practice as an acupuncturist and use the protected titles (i.e., acupuncturist, doctor of acupuncture, Dr. Ac., R. Ac., Ac.), you must be registered and have a valid practice permit.
For registrants on the General and Non-practicing Registers:
Registration Renewal runs from February 1 to March 31.
In order to complete the renewal form, you will need to:
a. At least fifteen (15) continuing competence program credits for the previous registration cycle
b. At least one learning goal with a learning summary and reflection for the upcoming registration cycle
5. Submit a valid standard first-aid and CPR-C certificate.
6. Pay a $1200 practice permit fee.
You must complete all of the above to successfully renew.
Applications that do not require the College’s review are approved immediately upon payment in full.
The annual practice permit fee is $1200. A late fee of $400 will be applied if your practice permit is received after March 31.
The annual practice permit fee can be paid by:
Your tax receipt is available in the Member Portal immediately upon payment in full.
Once you have completed your renewal and paid your renewal fee, you will see a link to your practice permit on the home page of your Member Portal.
Questions and answers regarding the Continuing Competence Program can be found on the Continuing Competence Program Page.
Information, including Frequently Asked Questions, regarding Insurance can be found on the Insurance Page.
Information, including Frequently Asked Questions, regarding First-aid/CPR can be found on the First-aid/CPR page.
Information, including Frequently Asked Questions, regarding Practice Hours can be found on the Practice Hours Page.