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Acupuncturist Licensure - Initial

License Overview
Applicable to: Acupuncturists
Description: To authorize an individual to practice acupuncture
Statute: Chapter 384c, Sec. 20-206aa - 20-206cc
Transaction Type: Initial
Duration: Biennial
Prerequisites: Sixty semester hours approved postsecondary education; approved acupuncture program; all portions of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine written examination; Clean Needle Technique Course of the CCAOM
Required Documentation: Individual review of credentials by agency staff to determine if statutory requirements have been met
Other Information: Acupuncturist Practice Act
Applications, Forms & Other: Accupuncturist
Health Care Practitioner Renewal Information
Related Fees
Application Fee: $200.00 Initial Fee; $250 Renewal (Biennial)
Fee Exemptions: None
Agency Information
Agency: Public Health, Department of
Phone: (860) 509-8457
Mailing Address: Department of Public Health, Acupuncturist Licensure, 410 Capitol Ave., MS #12 APP, P.O. Box 340308, Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Email Address:
Agency Notes: Renewal - online renewal is mandatory. 

All licensees can expect to receive renewal notification approximately 60 days prior to expiration and if not renewed, a final notice 30 days following expiration, at the licensee's address of record on file

Renewal fee is waived if individual is in the military on active duty with the Armed Forces of the US and CT resident
Other Agency Information
Agency: National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
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Last Updated: 6/20/2014            

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