Licensure For Naturopathic Doctors in Maine

Naturopathic Doctors have been licensed doctors in Maine since 1996. They hold Naturopathic medical licenses granted by the State of Maine’s Board of Complementary Health Care Providers. 

Rules defining Naturopathic Doctor Licensing Requirements

See Section 02 502 Board of Complementary Healthcare Providers, Chapter 4

Law Defining NAturopathic Doctor Scope of Practice

Maine Legislature Title 32 §12521

Rules defining Naturopathic Doctor Prescriptive Authority

See Section 02 502 Board of Complementary Healthcare Providers, Chapter 6

State of Maine

Department of Professional and Financial Regulation

Office of Licensing and Registration

Board of Complementary Health Care Providers

35 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333 

Licensing Questions

Dominic Cotone

Tel: 207-624-8620


Continuing Education for MAine NAturopathic Doctors

Rules defining Continuing Education Requirements

See Section 02 502 Board of Complementary Healthcare Providers, Chapter 5

Continuing Education Search Tool

Search for pre-approved Continuing Education courses

Continuing Education TO Support MAND

Please consider purchasing Continuing Education credits from California Naturopathic Doctors Association.

California Naturopathic Doctors Association generously donates 15% of your purchase back to MAND!




The national professional society representing naturopathic physicians who are licensed or eligible for licensing as primary care providers. The MAND is a Chartered State Organization of the AANP.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)

NABNE is responsible for approving applicants to take the NPLEX, and for administering the examinations. The NPLEX – Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examination(s) – is the examination that graduates of one of the approved naturopathic medical colleges must pass to be licensed in Maine as well as any of the states or provinces that license/register naturopathic physicians.

North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE/NPLEX)

Recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as the national accrediting agency for programs leading to the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (N.D. or N.M.D.) or Doctor of Naturopathy (N.D.) degree.

Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME)

Federally Accredited Naturopathic Colleges and Universities

Bridgeport, Connecticut

University of Bridgeport

Lombard, Illinois

National University of Health Sciences

New Westminster, British Columbia

Boucher Institute for Naturopathic Medicine

Toronto, Ontario

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Kenmore, Washington

Bastyr University

Portland, Oregon

National University of Natural Medicine

Contact Us




P.O. Box 3294, Portland ME, 04104

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