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.
- 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).
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.
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
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
Iranian Chiropractic Association (IRCA)
Updated: January 2022