Doctor of TCM Examination
All applicants applying for registration as a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Dr.TCM) must successfully complete the Doctor of TCM Written and Clinical Examinations.
Examination Schedule ▶ ▼
The Doctor of TCM Examination is held every two (2) years.
|Dr. TCM Clinical Exam (Retaking ONLY) - Year 2020|
|Application Starts:||Tuesday, February 18, 2020|
|Application Deadline:||Wednesday, March 25, 2020 (4:30 p.m.)|
|Application Withdrawal Deadline:||Wednesday, March 25, 2020 (4:30 p.m.) (application fee non-refundable)|
|Accommodation for Special Needs Request Deadline:||Wednesday, March 25 2020 (4:30 p.m.)|
|Date of Clinical Examination:||Saturday, April 25, 2020|
Examination Requirements and Forms ▶ ▼
Applicants must meet the education requirements* for both TCM and the two years liberal arts/sciences study to successfully register as a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Dr. TCM).
Please refer to the Registration section of the website for further information.
*Applicants applying to write this examination must already be registered as R.TCM.P. or be eligible to apply for R.TCM.P. registration.
Photograph and Photo Identification
Applicants must submit one (1) 1½”W x 2”L photograph taken within one (1) year from the date of submission. The photograph must have the applicant’s name printed on the back.
Applicants must also submit a legible photocopy of photo identification (such as a passport or driver's license).
Application Forms and Fees
Please use the forms below to submit your application to register.
- Examination Application Form will be available in February 2020
- Accommodation for Special Needs Form will be available in February 2020
- Upgrading Program Application Form _ didactic study
- Upgrading program Application Form _ clinical training
Application and registration fees are available under Schedule F of the Bylaws and also in the application form.
|Written Examination Fee:||$700|
|Clinical Examination Fee:||$700|
|Written or Clinical Translation Fee:||$100|
Examination Resources ▶ ▼
Examination Candidate Handbook
Detailed information about the policies and procedures for the examinations, including examination format, scoring, passing grades, and application process can be found in the:
The updated Dr.TCM Examination Candidate Handbook for 2020 Dr.TCM Clinical Exam will be available in January 2020.
Entry-Level Competencies for Doctor of TCM
For more information on the Entry-Level Competencies for Doctor of TCM, please refer to the Entry-Level Competencies page.