How to Join ANTA

As a member of ANTA, you'll be among many natural therapy practitioners who value professional excellence. It's your choice, Naturally!

Whether you are a practitioner, student, educator, researcher, administrator or manager, ANTA is here for you - working to protect your interests and practice every day.

One Membership Fee covers all modalities

Important Information for Applicants: How to Join ANTA

To be eligible for accreditation with the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) you are required to have completed a course that is recognised by ANTA. Review our recognised courses to obtain information on colleges and courses ANTA recognises for accreditation.

Your application is an important step in becoming a member of an association at the pinnacle of the profession. It is essential your application is fully completed and all supporting documentation supplied is certified as required. Applications are assessed on the information supplied and a checklist is provided for your convenience. See checklist below

Applications for membership are reviewed and assessed by a panel of the Australian Natural Therapists Accreditation Board (ANTAB). Applications are reviewed and assessed in accordance with ANTA membership requirements (subject to change as determined by ANTA) at the time of application.

Please note: ANTA does not recognise undergraduate courses delivered totally by Distance/Online or External modes. Health Funds do not recognise for provider registration purposes any undergraduate qualifications attained by Distance/Online or External Modes.


Become a Member

Or click on the below PDF document to download a copy of our Full Membership Application form.

Joining ANTA with an Overseas Qualification

If you have completed your training as a Natural Therapist overseas, and attained a Diploma, Advanced Diploma and/or Degree qualification you may then be eligible for membership with ANTA.

You will need to have your qualification evaluated for equivalency in order to become a member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association.

Below are links to Vetassess and Dept of Education & Training which assess overseas qualifications.

Both organisations provide information on how to have overseas qualifications assessed for Australian equivalency.

When applying for ANTA membership with overseas qualifications, please include the confirmation of assessment from either VETASSESS or Dept of Education with your ANTA membership application.

NOOSR (National Office for Overseas Skills Recognition)


Vetassess - for Vocational Education Training (Diploma or Advanced Diploma)

Please contact the team in the ANTA National Administration Office if you require any further information or assistance on 1800 817 577 or

Applicants Checklist - What you'll need to Join ANTA
  • Have you completed a course we recognise? - Review our recognised courses to check that course completed is recognised by ANTA for accreditation
  • Ensure membership application is fully completed 
  • Correct membership fee included - (if paying by cheque make it payable to ANTA)
  • Certified copy of Academic Results
  • Certified copy of Qualifications
  • Certified copy of Government issued photo ID. eg. Driver's licence or Passport
  • Copy of First Aid Certificate
  • Copy of Working with Children Check OR Police Check
  • Certified copy of CMBA registration if applying for Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Statutory Declaration completed and signed (Page 4 of membership application form)
  • Copy of Professional Indemnity Insurance Certificate of Currency
  • Details of previous clinical practice (if applicable)
Persons who can Certify Documents
  • Accountants and Registered Tax Agents
  • Australian Consular or Diplomat
  • Bank Managers
  • Barristers and Solicitors
  • Clerks of Courts
  • Commissioner of Affidavits
  • Commissioner for Declarations 
  • Members of Parliament
  • Judges 
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Police Officers
  • Postal Managers
  • Pharmacists
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