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Renewal Fees


NEW! Self-service printing of Certificate of Registration

Once your license renewal has been approved, you will receive an email notification with instruction on how to print your new Certificate of Registration. It is suggested that you review all current personal information in your file, including addresses, to ensure that the information is correct. You may review your licensure information and print your new Certificate of Registration by logging into Applicant/Licensee Services.

Continuing Education Audits 

At the time of renewal, the Oregon Medical Board will conduct a random audit of Continuing Education Units (CEU) compliance for renewing licensees. Hours must be relevant to the licensee's practice and be completed within 2020-2021. Continuing education in cultural competency and suicide risk assessment are considered relevant for everyone, and the Board encourages licensees to obtain education in these areas. Licensees may use ongoing participation in maintenance of NCCAOM certification to satisfy the audit. Staff will attempt to verify certification status directly with the accepted certifying board.

Audited licensees will receive initial notification during the renewal application process. Board staff will provide follow-up notification about the audit by email and letter. Please do not submit Continuing Education documentation until asked to do so. Licensees must respond to the request within 60 days with documentation of completed CEU.

For additional information regarding CEU requirements, including the number of hours required, acceptable CEU providers, possible exemptions and penalties for failure to comply, please visit our Topic of Interest webpage or review the Oregon Administrative Rule on Acupuncturist Competency Requirements - OAR 847-008-0070


Please review our license statuses to determine which status is most appropriate for you. 
Licensees who would like to change their license from a non-practicing status to a practicing status must:
  1. Renew their license at the current status, and 
  2. Complete a reactivation application.

Licensees Outside of Oregon or Ending Oregon Practice

Planning to Renew

Choose Inactive status if you do not plan to work in Oregon at this time. This status reflects the fact that you are not currently practicing acupuncture in Oregon.

Choose Locum Tenens status if you plan to work in Oregon intermittently but reside out of state. Locum Tenens licensees must notify the Board in writing and in advance of the date and location of any Oregon practice. 

Not Planning to Renew

You may choose to allow your license to lapse or you may surrender or retire your license if you do not plan to return to practice in Oregon. 

  • To let your license lapse, you need take no further action. A license will lapse automatically if you fail to complete the registration form and pay the registration fee. The Board will notify you that your license has lapsed.
  • To surrender or retire your license, you will notify the Board at the beginning of the renewal application.   

The definitions for each of these options are available on our license statuses webpage.
For renewal inquiries, our Call Center is open from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. PST.
Phone: 971-673-2700

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