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Chiropractor - License Information

  • Complete approved education program. A candidate must have attained a bachelor's degree in addition to the degree of doctor of chiropractic.

  • Complete and submit appropriate application form(s), including all documentation and fees.

  • Pass required Examinations

  • Candidate must submit proof of proficiency in the use of automated external defibrillators (AED's) as one of the qualifications for licensure.  To qualify, applicants must complete a CPR/AED certification program approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS).  Approved providers can be found at http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/ems/Licensecertification/CPR.htm.

The Board may grant a temporary permit to practice chiropractic to any chiropractor, who files an application prescribed by the Board, pays the required fee, has a chiropractic license in good standing in another jurisdiction, and has no disciplinary action pending in connection with any chiropractic license the applicant holds.

  • A chiropractor practicing under a temporary permit is only allowed to practice as a chiropractor for participants in an athletic or artistic event, or as an instructor in a specific chiropractor education seminar approved for continuing education by the Board.

  • A temporary permit is valid for 10 calendar days during the 12-month period immediately following its effective date, but no single period of practice under the temporary permit may exceed three (3) calendar days.

Application Process