Credentialing is the process by which a healthcare agency verifies that a practitioner has the required education, training, and experience to practice in their specialty. State or local laws and rules may specify the types of credentials. Healthcare facility bylaws set out credentialing procedures internally.


The NCMA may grant a credential to an applicant whom holds an active credential with another credentialing agency in the United States and Internationally through reciprocity.  


The required documentation for all reciprocity applicants is listed below. The documentation must be uploaded as part of the online application process.

  • Current credential(s) or certification(s);

  • Previous credential(s) or certification(s), if applicable;

  • Current CPR certification from the American Heart Association at the BLS Provider level, and;

  • Current government photo ID.


Applicants who apply for reciprocity are required to submit proof of education, or proof of active employment as a practitioner for two of the past five years.

Reciprocity Application

I confirm I have submitted the following required documents:
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I authorize the NCMA to verify any documentations to which I submit, including communications via phone and email regarding requests for clarification of discrepancies or concerns. I agree to follow the policies and procedures as required by the NCMA. I understand my adherence to and conduct towards the NCMA standards directly affects my credential standings. Further, I agree to refrain from any behaviors or actions, direct or indirect, which may affect the credibility, reputation or validity of the NCMA. I have read, understand, and agree to the above statement. I attest that the information and documentation I am providing is true and accurate.

By submitting this application, I acknowledge that I have read, understand, and agree to the above statements.


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