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The 2017-2018 biennium for licensing renewal started December 15, 2016 and ends 12/14/2018ALL Wisconsin CTs, CRTs and DCs must renew their license no later than December 14.

Here are 17-18 Approval Codes for WCA-Sponsored Courses:
DC Approval Codes
CT-CRT Approved Courses (CT-CRT classes do not have approval codes)

If you received your license AFTER December 15, 2016, then you do NOT need to take continuing education hours for renewal. But you still need to submit the forms/payment for renewal to DSPS.

If you earned your license BEFORE December 15, 2016, you need to complete the following continuing education:


  • 40 hours of approved continuing education every two years.
  • 4 hours Nutrition CE every two years for those holding Chiropractic Nutrition Certification.


  • 6 hours of state-approved continuing education every two years.


  • 12 hours of approved chiropractic radiological training every two years.

If you have questions about chiropractic license renewal, contact DSPS at 

More Continuing Education information available on the DSPS website:

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

Approved CPR  for Wisconsin

How to Become a Chiropractic Technician (CT)

Wisconsin now requires 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.
WCA offers the Chiropractic Technician Certification Course 6-8 times per year across the state.

Find upcoming WCA CT Certification Courses >>here

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 the DSPS website: href="" target="_blank" style="color: #333333; outline: 0px; text-decoration-line: none;">DSPS CT Home Page

How to Add Therapeutic Modalities to Your CT License

CTs MUST be certified by the State of Wisconsin in the therapeutics they will perform. WCA offers therapeutics classes in the following:

  • Light Therapy & Cold Laser
  • Mechanical Therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Thermotherapy & Cryotherapy
  • Exercise Rehabilitation

Find upcoming WCA CT Courses >>here

How to Become a Chiropractic Radiology Technician (CRT)

Chiropractic Radiological Technicians must complete a 48-hour course in Chiropractic Radiology and pass a final exam. WCA offers the 48 hour course twice a year, in Spring and Fall.

Find upcoming WCA CRT Certification Courses >>here

For additional information and a link to the current application visit