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The application to register as a Naturopathic Doctor has been updated and will be available online by visiting www.dora.colorado.gov/professions/naturopathicdoctors and clicking “Professionals (Applications & Forms)” in the left menu.
Naturopathic Doctors are required to be registered by DORA starting June 1, 2014.
Registration is required to practice as a naturopathic doctor in the state on June 1, 2014. Please allow time for processing by submitting your application no later than May 15, 2014 in order to receive a registration by June 1. We may need to correspond with you for further information and want to have time to complete this process before the June 1 deadline.
Be prepared -- Gather needed documents or information, and set aside relaxed and uninterrupted time to focus on your application. Have the following items ready:
*Scores for the Naturopathic Physician Licensing Exam (NPLEX): Be sure to request NPLEX transcripts demonstrating a passing score be sent to the Division from the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE). Transcripts may be requested by visiting NABNE’s website at www.nabne.org/home/product/transcripts/
*Professional Liability Insurance: Be sure to obtain professional liability insurance. You will be required to verify insurance will be obtained before seeing patients on or after June 1, 2014 as a part of the application for registration.
Other information or documentation may be required as a part of your application.
The fee for registration by examination or endorsement is $975.
The Colorado Legislature passed HB 13-1111 requiring the regulation of Naturopathic Doctors. To view the bill, click here.