for your interest in the Acupuncture Council of Ontario.
The fee for an OCA member is $169.50 and a non OCA-member is $226.00 (inclusive of HST). Please call when
applying mid-year for the pro-rated fee.
on the applications link at the left will take you to application forms for new or renewing members.
Print the form and mail it along with your fee to our
address below or fax it to (416)929-6606.
The educational requirements are a minimum of 220 contact hours
of an institution backed recognized acupuncture program such as that offered
through Canadian Memorial
Chiropractic College, Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute, CCE
recognized chiropractic colleges, World Health Organization (WHO) recognized
acupuncture programs in China. If in doubt please contact the ACO
office regarding eligibility of the program.
In terms of continuing education requirements, ACO by-laws state that
12 hours of continuing education credits are required every two years to
maintain membership status. Such credits can be obtained by participation in
acupuncture training and/or seminars with recognized acupuncture educational
Click here for more information
on recommended courses in continuing education (CE) at CMCC.
General Meeting for ACO members is held in the spring. At this
meeting, vital issues of interest to ACO members are discussed and elections
are held for any Board vacancies.
As a member with our organization, you will enjoy several benefits:
allowance for acupuncture services claimed through WSIB
newsletters and information
listing of all ACO members
of your status as a regulated health professional under the terms
outlined by the ACO
have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our