Committee on Academic Assessment and Evaluation – Chiropractic Section (CAAE-CS)

Canadian Graduates Licensure Requirements

Criteria for Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Licensure

Committee on Academic Assessment and Evaluation – Chiropractic Section (CAAE-CS) / Deputy Ministry of Education / Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

(Canadian Graduates):

  • Graduation from a CCE (Canada) accredited college, holding a Doctor of Chiropractic degree (DC) (Currently, only CMCC graduates qualify).
  • Satisfactory completion of:

          A. Written Cognitive Skills Examination

         B. Clinical Skills Examination

         C. Valid registration with the College of Chiropractic of Ontario

  • Good standing status with the College of Chiropractic of Ontario.  

Required Documents: 

         1 – Official transcripts of all Pre-requisite courses completed prior to entering  Chiropractic College.

         2 – Original Under Graduate degrees obtained such as High School Diploma, BS, etc.

              (Note: The Under Graduate degree requires independent evaluation by the

                 pertaining ministry).                     

         3 – Official transcripts of all courses completed in the Chiropractic College.

         4 – Original Doctor of Chiropractic degree, (DC).

        5 – Original Certificates pertaining to the above-mentioned examinations

            (WCSE, CSE).    

        6 – Original Registration with the College of Chiropractic of Ontario.

         7 – Official letter of “Good Standing” with the College of Chiropractic of Ontario which must be mailed directly to the CAAE – CS / Deputy Ministry of Education / Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

         8 – All Documents must be certificated by the appropriate Iranian Embassy.

Important Notice:

1 – Original documents are absolutely required at time of evaluation. 

2 – Advanced Standings are not acceptable.

3 – Applicants with less than five years of clinical experiences are required to attend a period of Clinical Competency Program as prescribed by the CAAE – CS.

 4 – All applicants are required to attend a personal interview which may include Clinical Competency Evaluation. Furthermore, despite previous working experience applicants may be required to complete a period of Clinical Competency Program followed by examination (practical / written) as prescribed by the CAAE – CS.

 5 – The CAAE – CS / Deputy Ministry of Education / Iranian Ministry ofHealth and Medical Education; reserves the right to change or modify the above-mentioned requirements without prior notice. You are therefore, advised to make a final confirmation with this department prior to applying for licensure in Iran.


H. Sabbagh, DC, CCCN

CAAE – Chiropractic Section

IRCA Science Secretary

IRCA President

[email protected]

Further inquiry can be obtained from the;

Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education (IMHME)

The Committee on Academic Assessment and Evaluation – Chiropractic Section (CAAE-CS)

Deputy Ministry of Education

Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education

South Falamak Aven. , Simaye- Iran St., Shahrak Qarb, Block A, Second Floor

Tel: 81452364-5

www.behdasht.gov.ir 

Iranian Chiropractic Association (IRCA)

Tel: 09014505639

www.irca.info

Updated: January 2022