Ontario Herbalists Association

Promoting safe & natural healing with plants since 1982

Professional Membership Application Form

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Professional Member of the Ontario Herbalists Association. A successful applicant earns the designation of Registered Herbalist (RH).

To apply for Professional Membership, please download and complete the Professional Membership Application form.

You must also provide all the required supporting documentation, details of which can be found on the Application Procedure page. Click here to download the checklist. Application packages may be submitted via email to office@ontarioherbalists.ca or mailed to the OHA Admissions address below.

The non-refundable application processing fee of $56.50 ($50 + $6.50 HST), is payable by e-transfer to onherbtreasurer@gmail.com, or can be mailed by cheque to the address below. Ensure the full name of the applicant is referenced with payment. Please make cheques payable to: The Ontario Herbalists Association.

OHA Admissions
P.O. Box 167
412 Roncesvalles Avenue,
Toronto, ON  M6R 2N2.


PLEASE NOTE: All applicants under all categories are subject to final approval by the OHA Board of Directors.

If accepted as a Professional Member in the Ontario Herbalists Association, you must agree to the following conditions of membership:

1. To abide by the Ontario Herbalists Association Professional Code of Ethics;

2. To abide by the Ontario Herbalists Association Professional Code of Practice;

3. To post at all times and in full view of your clients, the Professional Code of Ethics and Professional Code of Practice;

4. To pay annual membership dues* in full as and when required.

Failing to abide by the conditions of membership may render a member liable to disciplinary action which may result in loss of the privileges and benefits of Professional Membership in the Ontario Herbalists Association.

*The current annual professional dues are $254.25 ($225.00 + $29.25 HST).
Newly accepted applicants will be asked to pay annual dues upon approval of professional membership.

The Ontario Herbalists Association assumes no responsibility for any health care service or advice given by its Professional Members. Being accepted as a Professional Member does not guarantee an ability to practice herbal medicine.