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

US 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.

(US Graduates):

  • Graduation from a Council on Chiropractic Education (US) accredited college, holding a Doctor of Chiropractic degree (DC).                  
  •   Satisfactory completion of the National Board Examinations: Parts; I, II, III, and IV. 
  •   Valid State Board License. 
  •  Good Standing Status with the pertaining State Board (Licensing Body).

 Required Documents:

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

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

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

4 – Original Doctor of Chiropractic degree (DC).

5 – Original National Board of Chiropractic Examiners certificate parts; I, II, III, and IV.

6 – Original State Board License.

7 – Official letter of “Good Standing” with the State Board of Practice 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 certified by the appropriate Iranian Embassy.

Important Notice:

1 – Original documents are absolutely required at the 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