Ayurvedic Practitioner


The Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner is an individual with the training of preventive healthcare, nutrition, lifestyle pathology & disease management through traditional Ayurvedic medical science principles and practices.

Examination Requirements

In order to take the Ayurvedic Practitioner Beta Test the following requirements must be accomplished first:

  • Complete the Educational Requirements of 1500-2500 hours as laid out in the AP Educational Outline for Competencies. Download AP Outline →
  • Provide proof of education that meets the guideline standards.
  • Full payment of $450 due at time of registration. (Currently during beta phase the price of the exam is $97 for a short time)
  • If you would like to become a member of NAMA after you take the official exam (with the fee of $450) a $100 credit will be applied to your membership fees. NAMA website →

Ayurvedic practitioner Study Guide

The NAMACB has developed a study guide for the AP. These are offered free of charge to those wanting to take the exam.

Download AP Study Guide →