chiropractor who holds a valid license to practice chiropractic in the State of
Georgia may request the license be placed on inactive status under the
(a) Notifies the Board,
in writing, that he or she chooses to retire from active practice of the
profession or will no longer practice chiropractic in the State of
(b) Provides a statement
acknowledging that he or she shall not engage in the practice of chiropractic
and shall not hold themselves out to the public as being available to provide
chiropractic services in Georgia.
Upon meeting the aforementioned conditions
said license shall be considered inactive and the licensee:
(a) Shall not be required to obtain the
necessary continuing education credits for renewal of the license; and
(b) Shall not be assessed a
renewal fee for the period that the license is inactive.
3. Within the State of Georgia, the practice
of chiropractic with an inactive status license shall be considered unlicensed
practice and is subject to disciplinary action.
Should a chiropractor holding an inactive
status license choose to return to active practice in this state, the following
requirements must be met:
(a) Submit an
application for reactivation along with the reactivation fee established by the
(b) Submit evidence of
attendance at forty (40) hours of Board approved continuing education within
the last two (2) years.
evidence that licensee is in good standing in all jurisdictions in which he or
she has ever been licensed.
After five (5) years of continuous inactive status, the Board may, at its
discretion require successful completion of the Board approved exam and/or
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 295-15-.09
Original Rule entitled "Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners".
F. May 6, 2022; eff.
May 26, 2022.