2017 Wisconsin Act 278, beginning August 1, 2018, prior to submitting an application for a credential, an individual may apply to the Department for a determination of whether the individual would be disqualified from obtaining the credential due to his or her conviction record. To apply for a predetermination, please fill out
Form #3085 and submit all required documentation specified on the form. Pursuant to
Wis. Stat. §
111.335(4)(e), the offenses or kinds of offenses that may result in a refusal, bar, or termination of licensure are published under Additional Resources on the left side of this page.
2017 Wisconsin Act 319, beginning August 1, 2018, an applicant for an initial credential may apply for a reduction of the initial credential fee that is equal to 10% of the initial fee. Qualification is based on the federal adjusted gross income being at or below 180% of the federal poverty guideline prescribed for the applicant's family household size by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. To determine eligibility please visit the
United States Department of Health and Human Services website prior to submitting
Wisconsin State Statutes 440.08 (2), the required renewal date for the Acupuncturist credential is 06/30/odd years. Should you receive your initial credential in the months leading up to this date, you are still required to renew your license by the statutorily defined date.
Pre-Credential Education Information
Candidates must show evidence of successful completion of a course of study and residency, the equivalent of at least 2 consecutive years of full-time education and clinical work in Oriental diagnostic and therapeutic theories and practices at a school accredited by the National Accreditation Commission for Schools and Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NACSCAOM) or the
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Candidates must also complete the Clean Needle Technique Course offered by the
Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM).
Application for Licensure
1715||Application For Certification As An Acupuncturist|
|3217||Application for Fee Reduction (This form
must accompany the application for credential)|
2773||Affidavit of Active Acupuncture Practice (for reciprocal applicants only)|
2829||Malpractice Suits or Claims Form (if applicable)|
|3085||Application for Predetermination (Submit ONLY if you have been convicted of any felony, misdemeanor, or other violations of federal, state, or local law, including municipal ordinances, in this state or any other)|
2252||Convictions and Pending Charges|
||Fax Payment Form|