Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing staffs the naturopathy
program. The Department of Commerce, Community, and
adopts regulations to carry out laws governing the
practice of naturopathy in Alaska. It makes final licensing
and takes disciplinary actions against people who
violate licensing laws.
Naturopaths who practice
independently must obtain an Alaska
- a. Naturopath
Change of Name Form
, #08-1431, Revised 04/20/09
Enclose $5 if you are requesting a new license.
Statutes and Regulations
Alaska Statutes are passed
by the legislature. Regulations (also called the Alaska
Administrative Code) are rules adopted by the department
to implement, interpret, and make specific the statutes.
Both statutes and regulations have the force of law.
AS 08.45 and regulations
12 AAC 42 specifically apply to naturopathic doctors.
AS 08.01 - 08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to
all professions regulated by the division.
Proposed regulations are
advertised in Alaska newspapers and we invite public
comment on them. If you would like to receive notice
of proposed regulations, please write to the regulations
specialist and request that your name be added to the
Naturopath interested parties list. Please advise us
if you move or wish your name removed from the mailing
State and National Organizations
Alaska Association of Naturopathic Physicians
209 W. Cedar Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
Phone: (907) 745-3999
National organizations may provide information on the regulation of the practice of naturopathy in other states.
9220 SW Barbur Blvd
Suite 119, #321
Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 452-2953
|Nathan Vallier, Licensing Examiner
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806