Approval takes 1–5 business days from the day it is received in the office.
This will depend on the type of insurance you choose, the month you apply and which province you plan to practice in. Visit the New Member Application for membership fee information.
You will be sent a confirmation email as soon as your application has been processed, if you included an email address on your application form.
At that time, you will have a website member account so you can log in and download a copy of your membership documents by clicking My Certificates in your user menu.
If you do not receive a confirmation email within five days of us receiving your application, please check your online email spam/junk folder for the email. If you still can't find the email confirmation, please contact our office for verbal confirmation of your application status.
You will also receive a confirmation package by mail, which will include your insurance policy dates and NHPC member number approximately 4–6 weeks after your payment has been processed.
Membership applications can be downloaded from this website. Visit the New Member Application page of this section for the forms.
Membership with NHPC is based on recognition of schools that provide programs on NHPC recognized modalities, or practice fields.
Visit Schools & Modalities on this website for a complete listing of NHPC recognized schools.
If your school is not on the list, it does not necessarily mean your application will be denied. Your school may not be listed because
Please call the NHPC office and ask for the Credential and Research Manager to discuss your school’s program and the Credentialing recognition process.
NHPC recognizes over 60 modalities in the natural health care field. Visit Schools & Modalities on this website for a complete listing of NHPC recognized modalities.
Your modality may not be listed because:
Please call the NHPC office for more information.
If your training occurred outside of Canada, please be aware that there could be significant differences between Canadian standards of practise and those taught to you by your school. Please call the NHPC office to discuss your school's program and the credentialing recognition process.