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Bureau of Professional Licensure

Iowa Board of Chiropractic

Licensure - Application Process & Form

Application Process

The rules below describe the application process for Chiropractic.

The following forms are for individuals applying for an Iowa license to practice Chiropractic. Read the instructions on the application form carefully and review the checklist at the end to ensure all requirements for licensure are submitted. Items not submitted by the appropriate source may delay the licensure process.

Preceptorship Application

The following forms are for individuals applying for an Iowa Chiropractic preceptorship, along with the required forms for their preceptor. Complete all fields of the application, blank fields may delay approval of the preceptorship.

Exam Information

Apply directly to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) to take the examination. Successful completion of Parts I, II, III, IV and Physiotherapy are required for licensure.

Online Services

You may access the online services page by clicking

The new system will allow individuals to complete the following tasks:

· Apply for initial licensure

· Renew your license

· Reactivate your license

· Request a license verification

· Change your address

· Attach documents to your license

· File a complaint

· List of licensees

The professional boards within the Bureau of Professional Licensure require primary source verification of credentials prior to issuing a license in this state. The Bureau is responsible for maintaining all of the information on the website, including licensure information and public disciplinary action. The information provided on the website is the same information provided through verbal and mail verification, and is true and complete to the best of our knowledge. The Bureau believes this site is appropriate for verification information. Licensure information on the above website is updated instantly upon entering new information.