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Internationally Educated Applicants (IEA's)

Internationally educated applicants who wish to practice naturopathy in Manitoba must be registered with the Manitoba Naturopathic Association (MNA) before they may begin practicing naturopathy in Manitoba. 

To apply for registration with the MNA, IEA's must have completed the requirements outlined below before submitting an application for registration.

The following requirements must be obtained prior to applying to the MNA:

1. Completion of a three or four-year bachelor's degree 


2. Completion of a four-year accredited naturopathic medicine degree program. A list of accredited naturopathic colleges may be found here 

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Opportunity:

Applicants who have not graduated from a naturopathic program accredited by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME) may have their education and experience assessed through the College of Naturopaths of Ontario's Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition Program. Successful applicants who are assessed as being substantially equivalent may then apply to the MNA. Information regarding the (PLAR) process, fees and timelines is available here

3. Passing scores from the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Exam (NPLEX) Part 1 and Part 2. 

Information on the NPLEX application process may be found here

International Medical Graduates:

Graduates of international medical programs may be able to register for bridge training. 

Please click here for more information

To view our current application form and instructions click here

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