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The College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC) is the regulatory body responsible for licensing and regulating naturopathic doctors in BC under the Health Professions Act. The College protects the public interest by ensuring that naturopathic physicians in British Columbia practice safely, ethically, and competently.


CNPBC Updates:

The College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia is hiring! Details regarding the Administrative Assistant employment opportunity can be found here.   

CNPBC’s office will be closed on Monday, Oct 2nd, 2023 for Truth and Reconciliation Day. Our virtual office will reopen for business at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct 3rd, 2023.

Updates from the Public Health Officer:


Sep 13, 2023

PRIME Reminder. Restricted Activities Updates. Aesthetic Certifications. Minor Surgery. ND Competencies Survey

Jul 25, 2023

Repeal of Public Health Order. Certification Updates. CE. Indigenous Cultural Safety, Humility, and Anti-Racism Practice Standard Survey.

June 8, 2023

2023 AGM Questions & Answers

April 26, 2023

Restricted Activities Updates. New Practice Standards. Call for Examiners. Health Professions and Occupations Act

March 15, 2023

New Public Board Member. Requisitioning Tests & Imaging. Iron Administration. NALS & BLS. New Drugs Update. Criminal Record Checks. Updating Registration Information. Unsubscribing From College Emails.

January 27, 2023

Notice of AGM. Board Committees are Recruiting. Home Sleep Apnea Testing. BLS/CPR-HCP with AED & NALS. Restricted Activities Updates. Advertising Policy. PRIME Reminder.

DECEMBER 12, 2022

Pharmanet Deadline Extension. Why is access to PharmaNet required. Questions about how to enroll in PRIME.

Notice of Annual Registration Renewal for 2023. Non-practising registrants. How to renew. Renewing health profession corporation (HPC) permit online. Continuing Education (CE) deadline. Changing registration class.

Provincial Government Introduces New Legislation to Replace the Health Professions Act (HPA)

NOVEMBER 29, 2022

PRIME and PharmaNet – why access to PharmaNet is required. Questions about how to enroll in PRIME.

Notice of Annual Registration Renewal for 2023. Exempt from the non-practicing renewal fee. How to renew. Renew your Health Profession Corporation (HPC) permit online.

Continuing Education deadline. Changing your registration class.

OCTOBER 31, 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Blanketing Ceremony Marks New Practice Standard

CNPBC Fee Increase

Certification Requirements for Injectable Fillers – Grandfathering

A Reminder from Health Canada on Advertising; Compounding and Advertising; Advertising Vitamin IVs and Injectable Vitamins; Examples of Advertising Contraventions

Pharmanet Access Through PRIME

SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

Indigenous Cultural Safety, Humility and Anti-Racism Practice Standard.

Reminder About Masks. Update on Aesthetic Procedure: Microneedling. Pharmanet Access Through PRIME.

Paxlovid and ND Scope of Practice. New Practice Standards. Criminal Record Checks.

PHO Provides Updates on Covid-19 Orders Affecting Regulated Health Professionals.

AUGUST 25, 2022

Cultural Safety and Humility. Injectable Filler Certification. Criminal Record Checks.

JULY 28, 2022

About Prescriptive Authority. Certification Requirements. Update on Liquid Rhinoplasty.

JUNE 23, 2022

New and Reappointed Board Members. Applications for the Board and Committees.

Amended Order from the Provincial Health Officer.

Submitting Your Vaccination Status to CNPBC. New Requirement for Prescriptive Authority Certification.

JUNE 15, 2022

How to Register and Enroll in PRIME. If You Have Already Enrolled in PRIME. Deadline to Enroll.

MAY 25, 2022

Prime and PharmaNet, How To Enroll. Post AGM – Answers to Your Questions. New Requirements for ND Practice.

APRIL 27, 2022

AGM and Election Reminder. Refund Clarification. Notice re: Tramadol. New Drugs Update.

APRIL 6, 2022

AGM and Election Reminder. The College’s Election Procedures.

MARCH 18, 2022

Notice of AGM and Election Information. Standards of Practice Framework. Cervix Cancer Screening in BC.

MARCH 11, 2022

BCHR, PHO Order Statement. FAQs.

FEBRUARY 10, 2022

PHO Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination For Regulated Health Professionals.

JANUARY 28, 2022

Can Naturopathic Doctors write Vaccine Exemption and Deferral Letter? Delegation and IV Treatments.

DECEMBER 19, 2021

Seasonal Greetings From the Registrar.

NOVEMBER 16, 2021

Notice of Annual Registration Renewal for 2022. Reminder About Ivermectin.

OCTOBER 22, 2021

Important News About PharmaNet and PRIME. News from the Allied Health Policy Secretariat (AHPS).

SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

National Day For Truth and Reconciliation. Amendment to Prescription Drug List (PDL): Tramadol.

2021 Board of Directors. Join a Board or Committee.

AUGUST 30, 2021

Pharmacopoeia and Diagnostics Referral Committee. Advertising. Approved CE Courses.

Statement of Apology to Indigenous Peoples.

To be on CNPBC Board or Committee.

WorkSafe BC will accept digital signatures.