Chiropractors must be registered with the Board, and meet the Board's registration standards, in order to practice in Australia.
The registration renewal date for the chiropractic profession is 30 November.
The chiropractic registration types are:
- general registration
- limited registration:
- postgraduate training or supervised practice
- area of need
- teaching or research
- in the public interest
- non-practising registration
Endorsement of registration identifies chiropractors with additional qualifications and specific expertise. The endorsement for chiropractic is:
For more information on registration for overseas practitioners, please go to the overseas practitioner registration page.
Converting to new Registration types
The Chiropractic Registration Transition Plan shows how registration types in place in each State and Territory converted to the new registration types and endorsements under the National Law after 1 July 2010.
The registration renewal date for the chiropractic profession is 30 November – the annual renewal date for the profession under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
Chiropractors who renewed their registration by 30 June 2011 were given valid registration for five months and must renew again. The registration renewal cycle for all chiropractors in Australia is now aligned and annual registration is due each year by 30 November.
Chiropractors can check their details and registration expiry date on the National Registers of Practitioners.
You will be sent a reminder when your registration is due. Look out for this as confirmation that you can renew online. See Fees for cost of annual renewal.
See FAQ and Fact Sheets for information on renewal. To renew your registration, go to the AHPRA login page.