Chiropractor Professions Licensed by IDFPR:
- Chiropractor, Licensed
- Visiting Chiropractor
- Chiropractor, CE Sponsor
Effective January 1, 2017, previously barred health care workers and first time applicants may become eligible for a license. Under the Department’s new process, a health care worker who was permanently revoked or denied due to a forcible felony may file a Petition for Review, which is currently available on the Department’s website. The review process does not apply to a forcible felony requiring registration under the Sex Offender Registration Act, involuntary sexual servitude of a minor, or a criminal battery against any patient in the course of patient care or treatment that is a forcible felony. Information about applying for licensure are available on the Department's website.
Statement on Part IV of the Examination for Licensure to Practice as a Chiropractor
Pursuant to Public Act 97-622 an individual applying for a physician or chiropractic physician license shall submit to a criminal background check. This requirement is effective for applications postmarked on or after February 2, 2015. Please note that individuals applying for temporary physician and visiting physician licenses are not required to submit to a criminal history background check. Criminal background checks will not be required for renewal or restoration applications. Instructions and information regarding this requirement are in the application packets. Please see the Fingerprint Information Bulletin below for important links and detailed information.
FINGERPRINT INFORMATION BULLETIN