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Acupuncturist Cancellation by Request

Once a license is cancelled, the acupuncturist will no longer be able to practice in the state of Texas as an acupuncturist.  In order to practice again in Texas following cancellation, a acupuncturist must file an application for relicensure and meet all requirements for licensure in effect at that time.

 

To request cancellation of a license, complete and return the cancellation request form (link below) to the Board for approval before the expiration date of the current registration permit.  Refunds of registration fees already paid cannot be made.

 

Acupuncture Cancellation by Request

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Registration Department at Registrations@tmb.state.tx.us .

Acupuncturist Inactive status

An acupuncturist with a currently active license may decide to obtain an “inactive” registration status.  Current regulations state that an acupuncturist license may remain on an inactive status for no longer than 5 years.

 

The following restrictions apply to acupuncturists whose licenses are on inactive status:

  1. the license holder must not engage in the practice of acupuncture in Texas; and
  2. the license holder must pay a renewal fee equaling one fourth the price of the standard renewal fee.

To be eligible for inactive status, the license holder must have a current annual registration permit and have a license in good standing.

 

Acupuncture Inactive Request form

 

Please read the relevant board rule, Tex. Admin. Code, Sec. 183.25, regarding the inactive acupuncture licensure status. 

Board Rules

 

Because the Acupuncture Inactive Status Request form must be received by our office before the expiration date of the current registration permit, completed and bearing original signatures, as well as bearing an original seal of notary public, it cannot be faxed back to our office. 

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Registration Department at Registrations@tmb.state.tx.us .

 

 

Mailing Information

Should you choose to send the completed, signed and notarized form to the Texas Medical Board via an overnight courier service, such as FedEx, DHL, or UPS, you will need to use the location address of:

 

Texas Medical Board

Attention: Registration, MC - 241

333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 610

Austin, TX 78701

 

Should you choose to send the completed, signed and notarized form to the TMB via the United States Post Office, you can use our mailing address.

 

Texas Medical Board

Attention: Registration, MC-241

P.O. Box 2029