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Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)

Application, Examination and Initial Licensure

This section provides everything you need to know about making application for a chiropractic license in Oregon.  The information is laid out in the order in which things happen. Make application, be fingerprinted, pass the exam, and obtain your initial license.  Review each section below for instructions.


License Renewal 

  • Renewal notices are emailed by Board staff approximately 45 days prior to your renewal date (last day of your birth month). 
  • Continuing education must be completed prior to renewing and within 12 months of your renewal date. Each license status below states how many hours are required, and additional information can be found on the Continuing Education page.
  • Renewals must be completed online.  
  • To renew click the Online Renewal link found at the top of the OBCE website.

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