The Board may license by endorsement, a chiropractor who holds
a license that was obtained by examination from another state or territory of
the United States subject to the following conditions:
(1) An applicant will not be considered for
licensure by endorsement in the State of Georgia if he or she has ever failed
the Georgia Practical Examination.
(2) Applicants for licensure by endorsement
must have been licensed, in good standing in ALL states in which they hold a
license, and have been in active practice for a minimum of three (3)
(3) Applicants for licensure
by endorsement must show evidence of having successfully passed all parts of
the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) examination that were
available at the time of graduation or that were required by the state in which
the applicant was first licensed and practiced for a minimum of three (3)
years. Applicants must provide evidence of any such state requirement(s)
referred to in this section of the rule.
As part of the licensure process, the
applicant shall complete an application for licensure by endorsement and shall:
submit all applicable fees provided for
in Board Rule 100-11-.01
certification documents demonstrating his or her good standing to be submitted
directly from the boards of all states in which the applicant holds a license
to practice chiropractic. To be considered for licensure by endorsement, an
applicant's license(s) must be in good standing in any and all states and
territories of the United States in which he or she successfully passed an
examination for licensure;
submit a signed affidavit indicating that the applicant has read and
understands the Laws and Rules governing the Chiropractic practice in the State
of Georgia, and shall be subject thereto.
(5) Applicants for licensure by endorsement,
at the discretion of the Board, shall submit proof of having successfully
passed the Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic developed and
administered by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners no earlier than 24
months prior to date of application.
(6) The applicant for licensure by
endorsement must not have committed any act that would constitute a violation
of the Georgia Board of Chiropractic Laws and Rules. Furthermore, he or she
must not be the subject of any pending or unresolved disciplinary action or
malpractice judgement in this or any other state or territory.
(7) Applicants for licensure by endorsement
may, at the discretion of the Board, be required to appear for a personal
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-2-.07
Original Rule entitled
"Practitioners Licensed in Other States" adopted. F. July 24, 1981; eff. August 13, 1981.
New Rule entitled "Reciprocity" adopted. F. Oct. 25, 1983; eff. Nov. 14, 1983.
F. Dec. 2, 1986; eff.
Dec. 22, 1986.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. Mar. 20,
1989; eff. Apr. 9, 1989.
F. June 9, 1993; eff.
June 29, 1993.
F. Dec. 5, 1997; eff.
Dec. 25, 1997.
New Rule entitled "Endorsement" adopted. F. May 25, 1999; eff. June 14, 1999.
F. Sept. 3, 1999; eff.
Sept. 23, 1999.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. May 1,
2006; eff. May 21, 2006.
Amended: F. May 2
2007; eff. May 22, 2007.