We are phasing out our paper applications.
Please file all new applications using our online licensing system. The system can be found by clicking this link: E-Licensing System
All required documents for this application must be received by the Board office 14 days prior to the next scheduled board meeting, to complete administrative review and to be scheduled for board consideration.
Requirements for Certification
1. An applicant shall meet ALL the following requirements:
a. Successful completion of NADA or a Board approved training program in acupuncture for the treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse or chemical dependency that meets or exceeds standards of training established by the national acupuncture or a board approved group.
b. Successful completion of a Clean Needle Technique Course approved by the Board.
c. Completed Arizona Statement of Citizenship and Alien Status for State Public Benefits form.
d. Submit the required application.
2. Submit a photograph taken within the past year, not less than 2” x 2”. (Sign your name on the light portion of photograph, not across front.)
3. A full set of fingerprints to be submitted to the FBI and AZ Department of Public Safety and $22.00 money order made payable to the AZ Department of Public Safety
4. Payment of the application fee and certificate fee in the amount of $150.00 is due at time of application.