Approval takes 7-10 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 receive a confirmation package, which will include your insurance policy dates and NHPC ID number approximately 4-6 weeks after your payment has been processed.
If you would like to know the status of your membership prior to receiving your confirmation letter, call the NHPC office for verbal confirmation 7-10 business days from when it was received in the NHPC office.
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.