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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

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

Continuing Education


American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)

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.

North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE/NPLEX)

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.

Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME)

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.

Federally Accredited Naturopathic Colleges and Universities

University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut

National University of Health Sciences

Lombard, Illinois

Boucher Institute for Naturopathic Medicine

New Westminster, British Columbia

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Toronto, Ontario

Bastyr University

Kenmore, Washington

National University of Natural Medicine

Portland, Oregon

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