Reciprocity Analysis Form

Only 5 states qualify for reciprocity with NC:

  • Florida
  • Kansas
  • Maryland
  • S. Dakota
  • Tennessee

Reciprocity Candidates from those 5 states will need to:

  • Complete the DC application
  • Pay the Application fee and background check fee
  • Pass the Jurisprudence Exam
  • Then comply with:

90-143.1. Applicants licensed in other states.

If an applicant for licensure is already licensed in another state to practice chiropractic, the Board shall issue a license to practice chiropractic to the applicant upon evidence that:

  1. The applicant is currently an active, competent practitioner and is in good standing; and
  2. The applicant has practiced at least one year out of the three years immediately preceding his or her application; and
  3. The applicant currently holds a valid license in another state; and
  4. No disciplinary proceeding or unresolved complaint is pending anywhere at the time a license is to be issued by this State; and
  5. The licensure requirements in the other state are equivalent to or higher than those required by this State.

If compliant with the above, the reciprocity candidate shall be granted a NC license to practice chiropractic.

If applying for DC Licensure in NC via reciprocity, please print this document and email it to