Ontario Clinical (Practical) Exams

All applicants seeking to be registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario, except those NDs currently registered and practising in another regulated Canadian jurisdiction, are required to successfully complete the College’s Ontario Clinical (Practical) Examinations in naturopathic Manipulation, Acupuncture and Physical Examination/Instrumentation. These examinations assess your hands on, practical skills and ability to practise naturopathy safely, ethically and competently.

The Ontario Clinical (Practical) Examinations Handbook provides detailed information about the examinations, including testable content, study references and a detailed blueprint of each examination.

Upcoming exams

Registration for the October 17, 2021 session of the Ontario Clinical (Practical) Exams is now closed. The College is no longer accepting exam registration applications for this session.

For information about exam fees, upcoming 2021 sessions, or for specific timetable and exam transcript release dates, please see our Ontario Clinical (Practical) Exams Schedule & Fees page.

If this is your first time applying for a registration examination under the College, please note that you must first submit an Application for Pre-Registration form along with valid photo I.D.