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Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Public Notice

Notice of Proposed Regulations

The Division proposes to update regulations relating to general occupational licensing functions or centralized licensing regulations including repealing or removing outdated regulations and citations, payment plan agreement for initial license fees, temporary license application requirements for military families, continuing education verification requirements, staleness date period for documents, adding application and temporary license fees, etc.

Written comments deadline: 4:30 p.m. on February 4, 2021

Renewal Notice:

Due to the COVID-19 emergency and in line with SB241, the Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners have modified the continuing education requirements for the December 31, 2020, renewal. The required 32 credit hours, for chiropractors that have been licensed for more than two years, is reduced to 16 and all of them can now be done online, except for specific hands-on competency, such as dry needling. For all licensees, specific credit requirements, such as X-ray, ethics/boundaries, coding/documentation, etc., are now reduced to half.

For additional information, please see the Continuing Education Guidance on the CBPL COVID-19 Information webpage or contact the licensing examiner by email at the address at the bottom of this page.


The governor has issued a mandate or the board has issued guidance for this program.

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In the interest of the public safety the Board of Chiropractic Examiners:

  • adopts regulations governing the practice of chiropractic in Alaska
  • makes final licensing decision and takes disciplinary actions against person who violate licensing laws
  • is staffed by the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
  • consists of four licensed chiropractic physicians and one public member
  • are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature
  • meets a minimum of two times a year and offers a public comment period at each meeting

Contact Information

Tracy Wiard, Licensing Examiner
Phone: (907) 465-2588
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806