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Chiropractor - Examinations

State Examination Requirements 

A. State Jurisprudence (JP) Written Examination 

Each applicant is required to pass an exam on state laws; please refer to the chiropractic administrative code, Chir 2.03, at http://legis.wisconsin.gov/rsb/code/Chir/Chir002.pdf.

The passing score for the Chiropractic state law exam is 75%. You will receive your exam name, password, and applicant ID which you will use as your student ID to take this test after you submit your application.


  Go to http://exam.drl.wi.gov

  Select: “Test Launching ”

  Your instructor is “gsp”

  If you are unable to access the exam, try again later or refresh your web browser.

  The exam is un-timed. You may exit and return to the test any time over the next 3 months. Exit by clicking the “X” at the top right hand corner of any screen. You will need to re-log in identically to the way you initially logged in to be able to pick up where you left off. 

  Do not click “done” until you are ready to submit the exam. If you accidentally click done before you are ready to submit your exam, just go back in and start again. Your first score will be deleted.

  Print out a copy of your score report and retain it for your own records.

  Additional technical or exam content-related questions can be directed to: DSPSCredentialingCSC@wisconsin.gov

The exam content is drawn from applicable state statutes and administrative code chapters specific to the profession. The purpose of the exam is to familiarize yourself with locating the statutes and administrative code that regulate the practice of the profession. Statutes for the State of Wisconsin can be found HERE and the administrative code book for the profession can be found HERE.

If you fail the exam, you must retake the exam by downloading the retake application HERE and submitting it along with a $75.00 retake fee to the Department. You will then be assigned another test.

B. Practical Examination


All applicants must complete the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) examinations (Parts I, II, III and IV). For Wisconsin licensure, applicants must pass Parts I and II with a score of 375 or above, Part III with a score of 438 or above, and Part IV with a score of 475 or above. (Physiotherapy not required). For more information about the NBCE examinations, visit www.nbce.org

Testing Accommodations Forms
#1907 -  Disability Modification Request Form for Examinations
#2349 – Requests for Modification of Examinations for Persons With Disabilities
#2350 – Professional Verification of Request for Modifications