The Board may license by endorsement, a chiropractor who
qualifies as a military spouse or transitioning service member as defined in
subject to the following conditions:
(1) Holds an active license, in good
standing, that was obtained by examination from another state or territory of
the United States, for which the training, experience, and testing
substantially meet or exceed the requirements under this State to obtain a
(2) 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.
(3) Applicants for licensure by endorsement
must have been licensed, in good standing in ALL states in which they hold a
license, must submit a verification of licensure from most recent state or
territory in which they have ever held a license and must have been in active
practice for a minimum of one (1) year. Applicants that do not meet these
requirements outlined in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this rule must apply for
licensure by examination.
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 was
required by the state in which the applicant was first licensed, and practiced,
for a minimum of one (1) year. 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
(b) Cause the submission of all documents
directly to the Board, as requested, from the states or entity authorized to
make the submission;
(c) 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.
(6) 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.
(7) Applicants for licensure by endorsement
may, at the discretion of the Board, be required to submit proof of having
successfully passed the Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic developed
and administered by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners which was
taken no earlier than 24 months prior to date of application.
(8) 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.
(9) 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-.07A
Rule entitled "Endorsement for Military Spouses, Service Members" adopted. F.
Oct. 20, 2017; eff.
Nov. 9, 2017.