In addition to graduating from an accredited chiropractic college with a doctor of chiropractic degree, licensure by endorsement requires successful completion of all parts I & II of the examinations given by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. To be eligible for endorsement, your license must be ACTIVE in another state, you must have passed the licensing exam in the state and you must have practiced chiropractic continuously for five (5) of the last seven (7) years.
To qualify for licensure by endorsement, you must have passed NBCE Parts I - II regardless of when you graduated or how long you have practiced. Arizona does not have a grandfather clause and cannot waive any of the endorsement requirements. The eligibility and application requirements for licensure by endorsement follow.
1. Graduation from an accredited chiropractic college with doctor of chiropractic degree.
2. Passing Scores on NBCE Parts I – II.
3. Being physically and mentally able to practice chiropractic skillfully and safely.
4. Being a person of good character and reputation.
5. Passing the Arizona jurisprudence examination with a score of 75% or better.
6. An active, current license, obtained by examination in another state.
7. Continuous chiropractic practice for not less than five (5) of the past seven (7) years immediately preceding the application.
8. No previous failing score on the Arizona licensing examination.
9. No formal disciplinary action taken against any of your licenses.
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