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    Things to Know Before Submitting an Application
    • The Board no longer accepts checks or money orders. Payment must be made by credit or debit card via the Board's secure online portal Authorize.net. If you are not automatically connected to the payment portal please contact the Board to gain access.
    • The Board no longer accepts paper applications if the process can be completed online. In the event that a paper form is the only means of submission, payment must still be made using the Board's secure online portal Authorize.net.
    • An accessible and valid email address is required to use the online system. Application IDs and status updates are directed to an applicant's email address. To ensure ease of communication please add the Board's email address -- mdh.acupuncture@maryland.gov -- to your trusted/allowed email address list. Additionally, update your spam folder filter to ensure communication from the Board's email address is directed to your inbox. ​​
    • Please contact the Board, before starting the application process, if you do not have a Social Security Number (SSN) or an Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN).