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Title: Acupuncture Practitioner
Alternate Title:

The scope of practice of acupuncturists includes, but is not limited to: 1) Using Oriental medical theory to assess and diagnose a patient and 2) Using Oriental medical theory to develop a plan to treat a patient. The acupuncturists must refer patients with a potentially serious disorder to other health care practitioners. Acupuncturists shall request a consultation or written diagnosis from a licensed physician for patients with potentially serious disorders. Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

Subject: Acupuncture
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:10:29 PM
Modification Date: 5/16/2024 9:22:44 AM
Agency Name: Medical Practice, Minnesota Board of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The mission of the Board of Medical Practice is to protect the public's health and safety by assuring that the people who practice medicine or as an allied health professional are competent, ethical practitioners with the necessary knowledge and skills appropriate to their title and role.
Agency Phone: 612-617-2130
Agency Fax: 612-617-2166
Agency URL:
Agency Address:
335 Randolph Ave., Suite 140

St. Paul
Division Name: Email
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: Division Fax: Division URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

Online Acupuncturist Application  

Acupuncturist Application Packet (PDF)  

Acupuncturists Practice Act

Renew Your License

Rules: 5600.2500

Statutes: 147B


Initial Fee - $300

Renewal Fee - $300

Criminal Background Check Fee - $33.25

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Period of Issuance:

Annual based on fiscal year.

Length of Determination:
Two and a half months.

Other Info:
Activity: Acupuncture
Alternative Health Care
Complementary Health Care
License Detail URL:

Medical Practice, Minnesota Board of

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