Apply for Professional Membership

Professional Membership

Professional membership is open to Ayurvedic professionals who meet our established qualifying criteria. This page includes a table outlining the levels of Professional Membership and step-by-step instructions to apply for each level.


Membership Level Fee
Ayurvedic Health Counselor (AHC) $150/Year
Ayurvedic Practitioner (AP) $150/Year
Ayurvedic Doctor (AD) $250/Year

Step-by-Step Process to Apply for Professional Membership

STEP 1: Complete and Submit the Professional Membership Application (Note: The application is a fillable PDF, but some web browsers are unable to use the fillable PDF feature. So, if you open the application in your web browser and the fillable PDF does not work, then download the application and open it with another software program and/or web browser).
  • AHC Applicants:
  1. You must first pass the NAMA Certification Board's Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification Exam. In order to register for the exam, please visit:
  2. After you have passed the exam, complete and submit the Professional Membership Application.
  • AP Applicants:
  1. You must first take the NAMA Certification Board's Ayurvedic Practitioner Beta Test (Starting November 1st, 2017). In order to register for the exam, please visit:
  2. After you have taken the exam, complete and submit the Professional Membership Application.
STEP 2: Create Online Account & Pay Dues
  • Current NAMA Members: Do NOT create a new account. We will send you special instructions to pay the dues and upgrade your current account.

  • New Members: To create a new account, click this link and follow the prompt.
STEP 3: Application Review
NAMA will review your application for completeness and qualification.

STEP 4: Membership Approval
If/When your application is approved, you will receive information about your NAMA online profile and your membership benefits.

Professional Ayurvedic Continuing Education (PACE)

Professional members are required to complete the following every two years:





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