Acupuncture Certification

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Must hold a valid/current license to practice chiropractic medicine in the state of Florida

Complete a 100-hour course in acupuncture provided by a college or university which is recognized by an accrediting agency approved by the United States Department of Education.

The Board adopts a passing score as set by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

Please download, print and complete the paper application and submit along with your fees to the address listed below:

Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine
P. O. Box 6330
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6330

Contact National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) to request for your official National Board scores to be submitted directly to the board office. Visit the NBCE website for further information on requesting score reports.

Provide proof of completion of a 100 hour course in acupuncture. Official final transcripts mailed directly from your college or university to the board office at the address provided below:

Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin # C07
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3257

Within 7-14 days of receipt of your application, the board office will notify you of the status of your application and any remaining required documents that need to be submitted.

Application Fee$ 100.00 (non-refundable)
Initial Certification Fee$ 100.00
Unlicensed Activity Fee$ 5.00
TOTAL FEE$ 205.00


Make certified check or money order payable to the Florida Department of Health

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Florida Statutes

Chapter 460: Chiropractic Medicine
Chapter 456: Health Professions and Occupations: General Provisions
Chapter 120: Administrative Procedure Act
Chapter 119: Public Records
Chapter 408: Health Care Administration
Chapter 112: Public Officers and Employees: General Provisions

Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

Rules: Chapter 64B2: Board of Chiropractic Medicine