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PDFWAC 246-808-105

Chiropractic licensure—Initial eligibility and application requirements.

To be eligible for Washington state chiropractic licensure, the applicant shall complete an application provided by the commission, and shall include written documentation to meet the eligibility criteria for licensure.
(1) Eligibility. An applicant shall provide proof that applicant:
(a) Graduated from an accredited chiropractic college approved by the commission and show satisfactory evidence of completion of a resident course of study of at least four thousand classroom hours of instruction.
(b) Successfully completed National Board of Chiropractic Examiners test parts I, II, III and IV.
(c) Completed at least one-half the requirements for a baccalaureate degree at an accredited and approved college or university if the applicant matriculated after January 1, 1975. Applicants who matriculated prior to January 1, 1975, must show proof of high school graduation or its equivalent.
(2) Application procedure. Each applicant shall submit:
(a) A completed official application including one recent photo.
(b) The application fee. (Refer to WAC 246-808-990 for fee schedule.)
(c) Official transcripts from prechiropractic schools showing successful completion of at least two years of liberal arts and sciences study.
(d) An official transcript and diploma certified by the registrar, from an approved chiropractic college.
(e) An official certificate of proficiency sent directly to the commission from the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, parts I, II, III and IV.
(f) Verification of licensure status from all states where applicant has been issued a license to practice chiropractic. Verification is required whether license is active or inactive.
(g) Evidence of completion of four clock hours of AIDS education as required in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 8.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.25.0171 and 18.25.030. WSR 00-17-180, § 246-808-105, filed 8/23/00, effective 9/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-808-105, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.25 RCW. WSR 96-16-074, § 246-808-105, filed 8/6/96, effective 9/6/96.]
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