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Wisconsin Chiropractic Licensing Renewal

The 2017-2018 biennium for licensing renewal ends on December 14, 2018.

Continuing Education (CE) Requirements

The current biennium started December 15, 2016 and ends December 14, 2018.

If you earned your initial license (DC, CT or CRT) in this biennium, you will not need to take continuing education hours for renewal.

If you earned your initial licensure prior to December 2016, you will need the following:

  • DCs  Approved DC Courses for WI
    40 hours of approved continuing education every two years. 
    4 hours Nutrition CE every two years for those holding Chiropractic Nutrition Certification.
  • CTs Approved Courses for CTs
    6 hours of state-approved continuing education every two years.
  • CRTs Approved CRT Courses
    12 hours of approved chiropractic radiological training every two years.

If you have questions about chiropractic license renewal, contact the WCA at 608-256-7023.


Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) - Key Links for License Renewal

State Chiropractor Licensing Homepage
Find application forms, education requirements and renewal information
Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services

Continuing Education Homepage
Find approval forms, education requirements and lists of state-approved CE
Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services

Online License Renewal Portal
Log-in with your state licensing PIN and complete your renewal online


Chiropractic Technician (CT) - Initial Certification Information

Wisconsin will now require a minimum 12-hour core course for initial certification as a Chiropractic Technician. This new 12-hour course, called Chiropractic Technician Certification, includes topics that used to be covered in the “Patient History,” “Preliminary Exams,” and “Physiological Therapeutics Overview” classes.

Note regarding the new rule: All current CTs are grandfathered in and do NOT need any additional coursework (beyond the 6 CE hours needed for renewal). 

View WCA FAQ Document Regarding the New Rule>>

For additional information and a link to the current application visit dsps.wi.gov.

If you have questions about chiropractic license renewal or professional state certification, contact the WCA at 608-256-7023 or email wcahelp@wichiro.org


Chiropractic Radiology Technician (CRT) - Initial Certification Information

Beginning July 1, 2010, Chiropractic Radiological Technicians must have completed at least a 48-hour course in compliance with all of the components listed in Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter Chir 10.03 X-Ray Services.

For additional information and a link to the current application visit dsps.wi.gov.