Board Meetings 

Notices for all Board meetings are posted on the first and second floors of 1400 W. Washington Phoenix, AZ 85007. Notices can also be obtained by clicking on the "Meeting Notices and Agendas, and Minutes" link on any page. 

April 23, 2014: board meeting will be held at the Han University of Traditional Medicine campus at 2856 E. Ft. Lowell Rd., Tucson Arizona.


On October 7, 2013 the board adopted the "Resolution Regarding the Use of Invasive Procedures by Physical Therapists"
Click here to read the resolution.

Imposter Alert:
For a list of individuals representing themselves  as Licensed Acupuncturists click here.


Complaints Advisory Letters and Non-Disciplinary Orders:

The Board office should be contacted to determine if the liscensee has a history of dismissed complaints, advisory letters or non-disciplinary orders.


Some Statistics:

As of March 2014, there are 564 active licensed acupuncturists and 39 active certificated auricular acupuncturists in the State of Arizona.

Message From the Director
Welcome to the State of Arizona Acupuncture Board of Examiners website.  The site was designed with consumers and licensees in mind.  The website contains a variety of information including a directory of licensees, applications, and newsletters under the publications link.  Feel free to send me your comments on ways you would like to see this website improved.

Pete Gonzalez
Executive Director

Mission Statement
The mission of the Acupuncture Board of Examiners is to protect the health, safety and welfare, of the citizens of Arizona by regulating and maintaining standards of practice for acupuncture.

What We Do
The Board licenses and regulates acupuncturists, certifies auricular acupuncturists for detoxification or substance abuse programs, acupuncture training and preceptorship training programs, continuing education programs and visiting professors.  The Board evaluates professional competency, investigates complaints, and enforces the standards of practice for the acupuncture profession.  The Board regulates the educational, clinical and clean needle technique programs approved to teach the practice of acupuncture in this state.

E-mail us at: Arizona Acupuncture Board